A Tour of Charming Gardens. This is a self-guided 6 mile tour that includes both flower and vegetable gardens, water features and a garden with a Growing Dome where vegetables thrive all year round. Tickets are $20.00 before June 1, and $25 thereafter. The proceeds are used by the Rockport Garden Club to care for Rockport’s public spaces and other civic activities.
The 2015 garden tour theme is ‘Rockport in Bloom’. This is a self-guided tour of 10 private gardens that covers a 6 mile stretch from Pigeon Cove to the South End of Rockport.
The gardens vary in size and character and boast a wide variety of flowers, vegetables, shrubs and
trees. Some of the gardens include water features, there is a garden with a Growing Dome where
vegetables thrive all year round, and a delightful sculpture garden.
As a bonus, the ticket booklet includes a map showing the location of 12 Town gardens that are designed and maintained by the Rockport Garden Club.
There are several options available for purchasing tickets. Ticket booklets are good for both tour days.
There are 3 ways to purchase tickets in advance:
1. Order online through Eventbrite.
2. Purchase tickets at Toad Hall Bookstore, 47 Main Street, Rockport, June 1-27
3. Order tickets by writing a check made out to the ‘Rockport Garden Club’. Send the check to:
Rockport Garden Club, PO Box 712, Rockport, MA 01966
Tickets can be picked up on tour days at the Rockport Police Station, 168 Main Street, Rockport.
Tour Day Purchases
On June 26 and 27, tickets will be available at 2 locations:
1. Rockport Police Department, 168 Main Street (Rt. 127)
June 26 9 am-4 pm
June 27 9 am-2 pm
2. Toad Hall Bookstore, 47 Main Street, Tel 978-546-7323
Tickets will be on sale beginning June 1
(cash or check only; no credit card sales)
Store Hours: Monday-Saturday 10 am-5 pm; Sunday 11 am-6 pm
Tickets purchased by June 1 are $20.00