Ladew Topiary Gardens

Named One of the Top 5 Gardens
in North America

Picture of Children's Day at Ladew Gardens

Children’s Day

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Saturday, September 6, 2014 

Children’s Day: Caterpillars and Butterflies!
11am – 4pm
Flap your wings, sip some “nectar,” and flit from flower to flower. 
Come explore the life cycle of a butterfly, from hungry caterpillars to beautiful butterflies.  Enjoy crafts, hands-on learning stations with mounted and live insects, educational presentations, sing-a-longs,
a magic show and a visit to our new, native Butterfly House! 
Regular admission fees. Ladew members are free.   Registration is not required.


Drop-in Activities & Displays:                                                                                                  

  • Learning Stations; including new Butterfly House
  • Free Crafts
  • Free Plant Giveaway
  • Self-guided Garden and Nature Walks
  • Food and Drinks for Sale Menu


 Scheduled Programs

11:30 – 12:00        Sing-a-long with Pam the Kindersinger

12:15 – 12:45         Live Butterflies & Caterpillars with SchumBUG

1:00 – 1:30            Magic Show with The One-Step MagiCompany

1:45 – 2:15             Sing-a-long with Pam the Kindersinger

2:30 – 3:00           Live Butterflies & Caterpillars with SchumBUG



  • Members are free!

  •  Adults $10

  • Seniors (62+) & Students $8

  • Children (ages 2-12) $4

  • Guest passes are not valid for special events including Children's Day.





Ladew Topiary Gardens is also supported by funds from the Maryland State Arts Council and the
Harford County Government through the Harford County Cultural Arts Board.
 Maryland State Arts Council               Harford County Cultural Arts Board

Harford Friends School