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4-SEASON MEMBERS . . .Have you taken advantage of your Seasons store Discount?

Don't forget!  4-Season members receive a 10% discount on regularly priced merchandise in The Seasons gift store.   We have new items arriving daily that your family and special friends will love! Stop in and see our vast selection.  Note . . .discount not applicable to sales and consignment merchandise or books.


FREE GUEST DAY PASSES - NO LIMIT!


4-SEASON MEMBERS
. . .bring a friend every time you visit the Gardens. Encourage them to use the credit from their ticket purchase to buy a membership before they leave. You'll receive a credit on your account for a one-day pass, good through December 13, 2015. The more you sign up, the more passes you accumulate!


During the second part of the season (June 18 through December 14), the Gardens will be open Wednesday through Sunday from 9 AM to 5 PM.  We take our last admission at 4 PM. While you're here, make sure you purchase your 4-Season Membership. It's a fantastic bargain, paying for itself after just 3 visits. See you in the Gardens!


Our business office is open Monday through Friday, from 8 AM to 5 PM. You can reach us at 770-893-1880.  Our Group Coordinator can assist in arranging for group visits of 10 or more people as well as help with the purchase and renewal of 4-Season memberships (memberships are also available for sale and renewal online at www.gibbsgardens.com).


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GARDENS HOURS OF OPERATION

  • ClosedMonday
    (except Memorial Day and Labor Day)
  • ClosedTuesday
  • 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday
  • 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Thursday
    (Closed Thanksgiving day)
  • 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday
  • 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday
  • 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday
Note: We take our last admission every day at 4 p.m.

October 2014 flower festivals at Gibbs Gardens

Annual & Perennials

Annual & Perennials

Rose festival

Rose Festival

Click on each flower above for a photo tour of these flower festivals.

October is finally here...

JAPANESE MAPLES FESTIVAL

October 1 through November*

Japanese Maples Festival at Gibbs Gardens
Enjoy more than six weeks of spectacular, eye-popping fall color throughout Gibbs Gardens. View the brilliant hues of Japanese Maples early, mid and late season foliage.
* Autumn color depends upon the weather.

OKTOBERFEST Saturday, Oct. 4 from noon until 6 p.m.

Live music: The Roman Festival Brass will perform from noon until 5 p.m.

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The famous 34-piece brass band performs in the British brass band tradition. This ensemble utilizes a full section of cornets, flugelhorn, tenor horns, baritones, trombones, euphoniums, tubas and percussion. Accompanying the band will be the band's flute and German music ensembles.

The Roman Festival Brass performance schedule:
12:15 - 1:00 Roman Festival Brass Set #1
1:10 - 1:30 German Polka Band
1:40 - 2:00 Rome Flute Ensemble
2:15 - 3:00 Roman Festival Brass Set #2
3:10 - 3:30 German Polka Band
3:40 - 4:00 Rome Flute Ensemble
4:15 - 5:00 Roman Festival Brass Set #3

Each Roman Festival Brass "set" will consist of different music. There may be one or two numbers repeated from one set to the other, but each audience will hear a different set of music each time they perform. The Roman Festival Brass program includes a very wide variety of music from various musical periods. It promises to be a very entertaining afternoon for all.

Prost!   Zum Wohl!

Celebrate Oktoberfest with authentic German cuisine paired with a selection of German and American beers. Wine and soft drinks will also be available for purchase.

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On Oct. 4 & 11, Gasthaus Le Café will offer brats hot off the grill and authentic German cuisine.

Gasthaus Le Café Menu for Saturday, Oct. 4 & 11

  • Wurstsalat Assorted Marinated Sausages with Potatoes, Onions & Dill
  • Wildflower meadow at Gibbs GardensBratwurst, Knockwurst or Kabano on a Bun with Sauerkraut
  • Leberkase (German meatloaf) on a Kaiser Roll
  • Weiner Schnitzel on Kaiser Roll
  • Weiner Schnitzel Plate — 2 Schnitzels
  • Black Forest Plate — 2 Sausages
  • Sides available are:
        German potato salad, Sauerkraut, Pickled Red Cabbage,
        Pickled White Cabbage
  • Linzer torte

 

Oct. 4 & 11 Susan Clearman on accordion

Susan Clearman on accordion
Susan Clearman is a composer, pianist, accordionist and organist.
She performs in area recitals, musical theater and folk fests. Previously,
she was the featured accordionist with the Atlanta Ballet in New York City.


PURCHASE OUR NEW DVD!

Japanese Gardens DVD Cover at Gibbs Gardens

The Japanese Gardens Autumn Color DVD is now available.
Look for this beautiful video in The Seasons gift store


Click Here for Special Events and Festivals
Now through November 2

Gibbs Gardens
Magnificent panorama’s of bright reds, warm golds, amber and flame colored foliage await you throughout the garden.

"Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower."

-Albert Camus

The Gardens are in fall glory

October 1 through November

The Waterlily Gardens continue to thrill visitors.

View magnificent jewel-tone flowers reflected in sparkling ponds

Waterlilies at Gibbs Gardens
The reflections of more than 200 waterlilies sparkle in the afternoon sun, doubling the beauty of the Waterlily Gardens. More than 140 varieties of tropical and hardy waterlilies create a rainbow of color. Photo by Rick Cannon.

Roses Continue to Bloom.

Roses at Gibbs Gardens
Over a thousand roses add vibrant color to the sweeping ridges of the Valley Gardens.
 

 

Wildflower meadow at Gibbs Gardens

The eight-acre Wildflower Meadow colors the hills with untamed bursts of bright goldenrod, amber-toned asters and fiery sumac.

Experience the beauty of nature seamlessly blended with 220 acres of artistically designed Gardens. Feast your senses on breathtaking beauty you will not experience anywhere else.

FALL SUPER-Fest...

DON’T MISS THE FUN AT GIBBS GARDENS

The fun starts now at Gibbs Gardens. Join us every weekend for spectacular gardens, live music, festivals and eye-popping fall color.

October at Gibbs Gardens
Click here for larger version of the calendar.

October highlights:

Oct. 1- Nov.: The Japanese Maples Festival features beautiful fall foliage throughout the entire Garden. Every two weeks early, mid and late season Japanese maples—more than 2,000 of 100 varieties—come into peak color.

On Oct. 4 & 11: Gibbs Gardens hosts its first OKTOBERFEST with authentic German food from the Gasthaus Le Café and afternoons filled with live music. Forty musicians from the Roman Festival Brass will dazzle you on Oct 4. Back by your request, the BC Boys perform on Oct. 11. Wine, German and other beers and soft drinks will be available for purchase.

Oct 18 & 19: Fall Season of Color Fine Arts & Crafts Show on The Great Lawn.

Oct. 25 & 26, Nov 1 & 2: Japanese Arts & Culture Festival featuring Japanese dancing, live music, tea ceremonies, kimono dressing, drum dancers, kyudo, martial arts, ikebana, bonsai and many more. Authentic Japanese food service by Kotobuki Japanese Restaurant.

November highlights:

November 1-30: The Japanese Maples Festival features beautiful fall foliage throughout the entire Garden. Every two weeks early, mid and late season Japanese maples—more than 2,000 of 100 varieties—come into peak color.

Nov. 1 & 2: Japanese Arts & Culture Festival featuring Japanese dancing, live music, tea ceremonies, kimono dressing, drum dancers, kyudo, martial arts, ikebana, bonsai and many more. Authentic Japanese food service by Kotobuki Japanese Restaurant.

For more detailed information about these events, click here

Enjoy our mountain vistas

Mountain view at Gibbs Gardens
View rolling hills in autumn hues set against sprawling mountain vistas. Sit a spell in one of the rocking chairs on the Manor House veranda and gaze at Mt. Oglethorpe—the southernmost peak of the Blue Ridge Mountains—at an elevation of 3,300 feet.
 

Garden Cat at Gibbs Gardens

REMEMBER: There’s never an extra charge for members to attend special events at Gibbs Gardens; non-members pay regular admission fee only. Free parking. Check out our flower and fall foliage festivals and event details at gibbsgardens.com

MEMBERS... bring a friend every time you visit the Gardens. Encourage them to use the credit from their ticket purchase to buy a membership before they leave. You'll receive a credit on your account for a one-day pass, good through December 13, 2015. The more you sign up, the more passes you accumulate!

Annual Memberships are valid 365 days from date of issue.



Don’t forget: Gibbs Gardens blooms for you,

Jim Gibbs

 

 

Gibbs Gardens

Phone: 770-893-1881
www.gibbsgardens.com