As the glow of summer fades, color erupts from the trees and autumn flowers at Cheekwood. Celebrate the season’s changes as you wander through the gardens and find scarecrows hidden among the trails. Take home your favorite pumpkin from the patch and see a breathtaking assortment of fall’s most famous flower, the Crysanthemum. Weekly special events include Bluegrass in the Herb Garden, guided garden tours, and drop-in ‘Art”ivities in the Family Studio where participants will take home crafted works of art like mini scarecrows, paintings, and more. With something for everyone young and old, visit Cheekwood and celebrate the season of change with the whole family!
Mum's the Word
Visit Cheekwood in late September and early October and prepare to be blown away by a fall garden classic: nearly 5000 gorgeous, fall-hued chrysanthemums in the Robertson Ellis Color Garden, planted in preparation for Cheekwood Harvest.
Big and small, spooky and silly … our visitors will find over 40 Scarecrows hiding along the paths at Cheekwood this fall! Each scarecrow is sponsored and created by a different civic group or community organization, and no two are the same. This lighthearted annual tradition has become a favorite of visitors of all ages—which one will be your favorite?
Let’s Hear it for Trains!
Train lovers, young conductors and engineers of all ages, we have great news! Due to popular demand, our smaller-scale Trains! garden railroad exhibition will stay on our grounds for another year. The exhibit features three amazing outdoor trains on three separate tracks, with so many wonderful details to explore, you’re sure to find something new every time you visit.
Pumpkin Patch at Cheekwood
Whether you carve it, paint it, or just decorate with it, autumn just wouldn’t be complete without the perfect pumpkin. We’re getting in on the fall fun with our Cheekwood pumpkin patch, where you’re sure to find a beauty or two to take home.