Flora & Garden Parties


Experiences with Friends & Flora!

Enjoy an afternoon with friends and flora in Filoli's Garden. You'll make memories to last and create something beautiful to take home with you. New parties are presented each season, check back throughout the year to see what is available!

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Garden Party: Grazing Boards with Erin Gleeson

June 30


Join Erin Gleeson, artist and New York Times bestselling author of the vegetarian cookbook series, The Forest Feast, in styling an artful grazing board and signature cocktail - all inspired by Filoli’s edible summer Garden. We’ll use colorful ingredients including cheese, fruit, vegetables, and nuts, plus special items grown at Filoli.

$150 Registration includes:

  • All ingredients and materials needed create an artful grazing board and signature cocktail
  • A copy of Erin Gleeson's new book, The Forest Feast: Road Trip
  • Instruction from Erin Gleeson and book signing
  • Admission to Filoli - enjoy the delights of the garden before and after the party!
  • The party will be held outdoors in Filoli’s Vegetable Garden

Summer Flora Party

July 12, 13, & 14


Celebrate the colors of the season at Filoli's summer flora party. Guided by Filoli staff, artfully combine a mix of fresh flowers and greenery to make your own showstopper. Enjoy light snacks and drinks as you unleash your creativity and take inspiration from the Garden around you!

Contact learning@filoli.org to be added to the waitlist for a sold out date.

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$150 Registration includes:

  • All materials needed to create one arrangement
  • Instruction from Filoli staff
  • Admission to Filoli – enjoy the delights of the Garden before and after your party!
  • Sparkling wine, rosé, and light snacks
  • Just for Members, a unique Filoli gift

Visiting Guidelines

  • Advance reservations are suggested and sellouts on weekends, holidays, and other peak seasons are expected
  • Tickets for general admission and ticketed events are not refundable or reschedulable. Tickets are transferable. Filoli is open rain or shine and does not issue refunds due to weather
  • Filoli is open every day from 10am-5pm
  • The Estate Trail is open from 10am-4pm
  • The Café is open daily from 10am-4:30pm in the Visitor Center
  • You are welcome to take personal photography within these photography guidelines

Visitor Information

  • Start your visit by checking in at the outdoor admission kiosk
  • Wheelchairs and walkers are not available to rent from Filoli. Learn more about accessibility here.
  • Download or print Filoli's map here (stair-less route and low-vision map available)
  • Balloons, props, outfit changes, wedding photography and large photo equipment are not permitted
  • Picnics are allowed only in the picnic area
  • Visiting the Bay Area? See our list of nearby hotels and places to stay.