Wickford In Bloom: Tour Wickford Village Gardens June 27 – 28

On Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28 from 10 am to 4 pm (rain or shine) HistWick will sponsor a captivating, self-guided tour of the town’s most beautiful gardens.

Historic Wickford, Inc. (HistWick) will present Wickford in Bloom on Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28, 2020 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (rain or shine).

This captivating, self-guided June 27 & 28 garden tour of Wickford’s most beautiful gardens begins in the center of charming Wickford Village at Updike Park (corner of Brown and Main Streets). 

The tour enables participants to experience and explore an exemplary selection of 12 aesthetically beautiful gardens of homes located on picturesque tree-lined streets, many with waterfront views. Garden designs vary from cottage-inspired gems to hide-away landscapes that abut the waters of Wickford harbor. The tour also passes by 2019 award-winning historic markers that can further enrich visitors’ tour experience by offering fascinating information about one of the oldest preserved historic, maritime villages in the country. 

Proceeds from the tour support historic preservation in the village and the Wickford historic marker walking tour project. 

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New to the 2020 Garden Tour! Plum Beach Garden Club will hold a “Garden Marketplace” in the charming, old greenhouse at 170 West Main Street. Experienced gardeners will offer many interesting items for the garden and beyond for sale. 

Purchase tickets in advance for $25 prior to the event at the following Wickford Village locations: Wickford Gourmet Factory Outlet, Beauty and the Bath, Wickford Collection, The Captain’s Table, Spring Pottery, Studio 460, and Green Ink. Ticket holders can gain access to gardens on either or both days

Purchase tickets on the days of the tour for $30, Saturday, June 27 or Sunday, June 28, 2020 at Updike Park where the tour begins. 

Wickford in Bloom is sponsored by HistWick, an all-volunteer community-based nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving, celebrating and enhancing the historic and cultural features of Wickford Village—www.HistWick.org

Feature stories (interviews and photos) contact Mary Ann Hackett: historicwickfordorg@gmail.com