Due to the potential inclement weather this weekend, Lanterns on the Lawn has been postponed for May 19-20, 2018! Those that have already registered for the event have the following options:
1. Registered participants may attend the event on the rescheduled date (May 19-20).
2. Registered participants may transfer their reservation to a friend if they are unable to attend on May 19-20.
3. Registered participants may transfer their reservation to the Fall Lanterns on the Lawn (Sept. 15-16).
If you are unable to attend Lanterns on the Lawn on May 19-20 and would like to transfer your reservation to a friend or to the Fall Lanterns on the Lawn, please contact our Group Services at (252) 639-3524 by May 18.
Bring the family and your camping gear for a night under the stars at Lanterns on the Lawn: A Family Campout on the Tryon Palace South Lawn to benefit the Tryon Palace Foundation.
Campers can reserve 15-foot square plots on the South Lawn for a campsite and set up for the evening. Setup begins 4:30–6:30 p.m. Saturday. The Tryon Palace Gardens and Garden Shop will remain open until dusk to allow campers to walk through the gardens, and purchase items from store.
Saturday evening activities will continue with crafts, lawn games, a dinner buffet of hamburgers and hot dogs, making s’mores, a campfire sing-a-long, and a 15-minute moonlit walk through the Wilderness Garden.
Wake up on Sunday to a breakfast of coffee, juice, doughnuts, and fruit, followed by a sunrise garden walk and family yoga session.
All camping equipment and other personal belongings must be removed by 10 a.m. Sunday.
Registration requires completion of the registration form below. Incomplete forms will not be processed. No one will be admitted unless properly registered.
Registration will open Monday, February 26.