September 17 - October 30, 2016
Celebrate the changing of the seasons at Cheekwood! We’re set to celebrate all things fall during Cheekwood Harvest, part of our year-round lineup of signature seasonal festivals. You’ll find activities and experiences designed to appeal to kids, adults and families alike, making this six-week celebration the perfect time for a peaceful solo stroll, a crisp fall family day, or an afternoon date.
New! Cheekwood Beer Garden
Experience everything the harvest season has to offer with our festive Beer Garden. Enjoy tasty pub fare and beers on tap as you relax with family and friends each weekend of Harvest beginning September 24, and during First Thursday Nights in the Garden on October 6.
More than 5,000 chrysanthemums in deep autumn hues will take center stage in the gorgeous Robertson Ellis Color Garden, planted specifically for Cheekwood Harvest.
Silly and serious, big and small, frightening and friendly – Scarecrows will invade our gardens again this fall! Tour this year’s collection of creative ‘crows in the Turner Seasons Garden, each created by members of our diverse community.
Halloween Pooch Parade - Saturday, October 22
Bring your favorite four-legged friend to Cheekwood for our first annual Halloween Pooch Parade. Costumed canines and their owners are invited to parade around the gardens for a fun morning stroll.
Pumpkins at Cheekwood
It just wouldn’t be fall without picking the perfect pumpkin, and we’ve got the one for you! Pumpkins for carving, painting and decorating await you in our Pumpkin Patch. Pick your favorites to purchase and take them home!
Member Monday - October 3
Join us for a special day of appreciation as Cheekwood opens just for our members. Enjoy tours of the Gardens and Museum, complimentary refreshments, and Happy Hour in our Beer Garden wtih food trucks, cash bars and music.
Member Monday Schedule of Events
9 am - 7 pm: Cheekwood Opens just for Members
9 am - 2pm: Complimentary refreshments
9:30 am: Garden Tour
11:00 am: Museum & Mansion Tour
2 pm: Garden Tour
3:30 pm: Museum & Mansion Tour
4 - 7 pm: Happy Hour - Live Music, Food Truck, Cash Bars in the new Cheekwood Beer Garden
5:30 pm: Special Presentation by Jane MacLeod, President/CEO, Cheekwood
Family Garden Tour and Story time in the Sigourney Cheek Literary Garden
Live Bluegrass Music in the Beer Garden
Yoga in the Garden at 1 pm
Drawing Room Concert series featuring Belmont School of Music
With featured entertainment across Cheekwood’s grounds
September 17: Opening Weekend
September 24: National Literacy Month Celebration
October 1: Artober Celebration
October 8: Pumpkins
October 15: Japanese Moon Viewing Weekend
October 22: American Artists at Home and Abroad
October 29: El Día de los Muertos
FIRST THURSDAY NIGHTS IN THE GARDEN
October 6: Celebrate Cheekwood Harvest with an evening stroll and a
drink in our Beer Garden. Open late until 10:00 pm
Cheekwood Harvest Presented By:
Pumpkin House and Patch Presented By:
SCARECROWS! Sponsored By: