June 2 | 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Champagne and Canapé Kickoff
Join us for an exclusive cocktail celebration with guest speaker Laura Dowling, an award-winning florist who served as the Chief Floral Designer at the White House from 2009 to 2015. This special evening will be hosted in the garden of one of Southport’s finest private residences! Flowers provided by Butternut Farms.
Sponsored by Olivia Charney Interior Design
June 3 | 8:30 a.m.
Coffee and Conversation
Alfresco Living: How to choose the right plants and décor for today’s outdoor lifestyle
Join us at 8:30 for coffee followed by Nash Hill’s presentation, including design inspiration and horticulture tips for the home. Learn how to enhance your outdoor spaces; what to look for, what to avoid, and how to create the right look for the occasion.
Refreshments provided by SoNo Baking
June 3 | 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The Southport Garden Stroll
Featuring several of Southport’s finest private gardens, this self-guided walking tour starts in the heart of Southport Village at Pequot Library. Pick up your tour program, browse local vendors on the Great Lawn, then wind your way through a floral adventure in an idyllic seaside New England neighborhood.
Local garden enthusiasts will guide you through the most notable features of these bountiful landscapes. This year’s self-paced Garden Stroll through idyllic Southport Village features more than 10 of the community’s most picturesque gardens, including beds featured in Town & Country, Fairfield Living, and Fairfield Magazine, one of which has been recognized by the Archives of American Gardens at the Smithsonian Institution.
Take your experience to the next level with a cold class of with Fleurs de Prairie rosé with a ticket to our Rosé All Day tent, sponsored by Sturges Ridge of Fairfield. Lunch boxes will be available for purchase from Gruel Britannia.
Additional parking will be available in the Southport Congregational Church’s front parking lot.
Tickets will be available at the door, or by calling ahead to the front desk at 203-259-0346.
Vendors on the Great Lawn
Blue Door Vibes | Box of… | Brett Lauren Jewelry | Connect Fairfield | The Delamar | Haute Energy | In2 Design | Kelley Schutte Designs | Little River Farm | The Local Vault | MERMexichique | oHHo | The Residence at Westport | Tide Hill | Totally A Drift | Vivid Cottage
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Reserve Your Tickets
This event is sold out.
Thank you for supporting the Pequot Library Garden Stroll. Tickets are limited and non-refundable. Tickets will not be sold at the door. All events will occur rain or shine.