SAVE THE DATE! February 1, 2020
For sixty-three years the club’s Fundraising Event, the House and Garden Tour, has been one of the highlights of the season. This perennially sold-out event attracts hundreds of visitors to view homes in Port Royal, Aqualane Shores, and Old Naples. It showcases unique homes and inspiring gardens while raising funds that support scholarships and community projects.
Frequently Asked Questions
When is the 2020 House & Garden Tour?
Where are the featured homes?
The homes are generally located in Port Royal, Aqualane Shores, and Old Naples.
How do I get to the homes?
You will travel in air-conditioned coach buses from the Welcome Center Hospitality Plaza at Naples Botanical Garden, 4820 Bayshore Drive, Naples, FL 34112.
Where do I park?
Everyone entering Naples Botanical Garden is directed to a specific parking area. Handicap parking is available. Patrons receive special parking.
How do I check in?
Check-in is at the Welcome Center Hospitality Plaza where you will receive a color-dotted booklet. The colored dot indicates your bus color. Your booklet also serves as your free day’s pass to Naples Botanical Garden and the new Visitor’s Center on tour day. Check-in is 45 minutes before your scheduled bus. Enjoy coffee and refreshments in the Hospitality Tent starting at 7:45 a.m. and light buffet lunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. In addition, you will receive a tote bag containing gifts and a bottle of water. Also a complimentary copy of At Home Magazine.
I understand there is a raffle. Where can I buy raffle tickets?
Raffle tickets are sold at the Naples Garden Club raffle table in the Welcome Center Hospitality Plaza or from our roving salespeople. Raffle tickets are sold online from January 1, 2020 – February 2, 2020, by going to naplesgardenclub.org and clicking on the raffle link on the Home Page. Raffle tickets can be purchased electronically using a credit card. Profits from the raffle and House & Garden Tour support scholarships and community projects.
What is the bus schedule?
Buses leave the Welcome Center Hospitality Plaza at approximately 8:15 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12:45 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Please arrive 45 minutes before your bus. Buses leave promptly.
How long does the tour take?
The tour takes approximately three hours.
Are there many stairs to climb?
Yes, there will be stairs and uneven ground. Wear comfortable flat-heeled shoes. No stilettos or high heels please for your personal safety. In the event of rain, bring an umbrella.
May I take photographs?
May I visit Naples Botanical Garden and the Visitor’s Center?
What are the ticket prices?
- General Admission is $150
- Group tickets cost $182 (Group tickets must consist of 12 or more attendees and must be purchased at one time.)
- Patron tickets cost $275
How do I purchase tickets?
All House & Garden Tour tickets are sold online. Payment is by credit card or check.
Tickets will be available as follows: Group Tickets starting 9/1/19; Patron Tickets starting at 9 a.m. on 11/1/19; General Admission Tickets starting at 9 a.m. on 11/15/19. To be notified when they become available, sign up for our email list by writing firstname.lastname@example.org
Include your name, address, phone number and e-mail address. If you are coming with friends, plan to have one person order the tickets so that you will all be on the same bus.
After you purchase your ticket or tickets, confirmation information will be emailed to you.
To avoid disappointment, please order promptly. Last year tickets sold out in less than a week.
What is special about the Patron ticket?
Along with each Patron ticket, you may purchase up to three general admission tickets during the two-week period before they become available for public sale. This provides Patrons and their guests with first choice of bus departure times.
Your name will be published in the event booklet, on the Naples Garden Club website and on a sign at the Welcome Center Hospitality Plaza.
Patrons receive preferred parking at the Welcome Center
How do larger groups obtain tickets?
A “group” will consist of 12 or more attendees. The cost of a Group ticket is $182 and all tickets must be purchased at one time. Please direct inquiries to our group tours chair, at email@example.com. Group Sales Procedures are sent in a reply email.
Do tickets ever become available on the day of the Tour?
Yes. Becoming a standby is a good option, especially for the afternoon departure times. Plan to arrive about an hour ahead of time. You may pay cash, check or credit card for your ticket.
What can I do with my ticket if I cannot attend?
You may donate your ticket back to the Naples Garden Club for resale to a wait list guest up to 72 hours before the day of the Tour. We will send you a letter to acknowledge that the full price of the ticket is tax deductible.
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