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Twilight in the Garden: Moonflowers and Angel’s Trumpets Walk

Meet at Perkins Visitor Center

Sunset casts its warm but fleeting glow and fragrant, night-blooming plants lure passers-by. Join Horticultural Interpreters Charles Day and Alison Filosa for a garden walk and experience Wave Hill’s gardens in a whole new way as day transitions into night. Among the plants you can see on the walk: flower-of-an-hour (Hibiscus trionum), the moon carrot (Seseli gummiferum) and dumb cane (Dieffenbachia cv.)  Twilight in the Garden event.

This event is held light rain or shine. Check our Visit page for shuttle service. The Café will be open till 7:30PM. Perkins Visitor Center and Shop close at 5:30PM. Grounds open till 8PM.

This event is free with admission to the grounds. Special evening admission starts at 4PM. $12 general adult admission; $8 student and seniors 65+; $6 children ages six+.


Purchase admission online by 4PM day of event and save $2. Online registration is open. (Sorry, no refunds or credits.) Free to Wave Hill Members and children under age six. No guest passes or reciprocal admission accepted.

Unwind and experience twilight in August. Twilight in the Garden Thursdays invite you to explore the garden through a customized nature program or experience the gardens through sound. 

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