RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival

Join us for a fun-filled celebration of summer and all that's great about gardening

Join us for a fun-filled celebration of summer and all that's great about gardening

Updated 25 March. In line with Public Health England guidance, we have taken the decision to close all six of our palaces and gardens until 31st May. We will be reviewing this and will keep you updated. Please read our statement for further information. Read our statement


06-12 July 2020. Preview evening 6 July 2020

Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00-19:00; Sunday: 10:00-17:00

Ticketing information

Tickets are available now via the RHS website and are separate to your Hampton Court Palace admission ticket.

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

Buy tickets at the RHS website

The RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival returns in 2020 with gardening fun for everyone. Promising a magical mix of gardens, plants and flowers, shopping, live music and delicious food – why not make a date with a sensational summer’s day out in the gorgeous grounds of Hampton Court Palace?

Visit the famous Floral Marquee, where you can chat with a range of expert plants people and view beautiful and unusual blooms of every colour. Explore fabulous Show Gardens filled with ideas to try at home as well as bespoke home and garden shopping from artisan trade stands. From contemporary to traditional, there will be plenty of handy tips and inspiration for revitalising and replenishing green spaces. Hear from celebrity and expert speakers on gardening, floristry, design, food, wellbeing and more.

Take a stroll along the palace’s beautiful Long Water and discover the sweet-smelling Festival of Roses. Learn new skills at a unique range of cookery, craft and horticultural workshops. With the popular school’s competitions and activity-filled family trail returning to the festival, there’s plenty to entertain families and children of all ages. Bountiful community allotments and the celebration of the year’s anticipated Iconic Horticultural Hero round out the green-fingered fun.

Brimming with activities, sights and sounds, RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival is the perfect day out with family and friends. Join us in celebrating all that’s great about gardening in the grand surrounds of Hampton Court Palace.

There's more exciting highlights to be announced, so keep an eye on rhs.org.uk/hamptoncourt for all the latest news and updates.

Join us at the Preview Evening

For something extra special, discover show gardens at sunset at the unmissable Preview Evening. This unique event combines first class flowers, dining and fireworks in the shadow of the iconic Hampton Court Palace

2019 highlights

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Preview evening: 06 July 2020

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Celebrate with us on the eve of the show and be the first to enjoy stunning show gardens, live music, and fabulous fireworks.

Buy preview evening tickets
Aerial view of a formal garden with green lawns on either side of a main path running towards the baroque palace. A fountain runs in the foreground at the centre of the path
Things to see

Renowned across the world, Hampton Court Palace's beautiful gardens are an unmissable attraction.

Open daily

Hampton Court Palace

Included in all admission tickets (members go free)

The Privy Garden at Hampton Court Palace, showing bright planting and baroque architecture under a clear blue sky
Things to see

Explore the Privy Garden, now restored to its former glory and complete with its intricate Tijou Screen.

Open daily

Hampton Court Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

The Kitchen Garden at Hampton Court Palace under a bright blue sky. Showing varieties of planting in the foreground and the Tudor palace in the background
Things to see

Experience the recreated Kitchen Garden, which would have fed the Georgian royals and now supplies Henry VIII's Kitchens.

Open daily

Hampton Court Palace


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