Upcoming Events

Formal four square garden with blooming flowers and white marble fountain in the center

NPS: Ed Sharron

Special Events

Free admission to all events.

Saturday, August 13

Garden Day

10am-4pm. The historic Billings Estate is home to half a dozen different gardens – each of which tells a unique story. On this day, come experience in-depth tours of the Four Square Garden, Waterfall Garden, Mary Rockefeller’s Cutting Garden and more!

Two park visitors in casual clothes play bocce ball in front of Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller mansion

Tom Remp

Saturday, September 3

Labor & Leisure Day

10am-4pm. Enjoy the final days of summer as the Billings and Rockefellers would. Celebrate the National Park Service birthday with games, golf, tennis, art, and special tours. Bring a picnic and enjoy the gardens in full bloom.

A bearded adult man holds a wooden spoon and carving knife while talking to an elementary school aged boy. They are surrounded by wood shavings and wooden equipment.

NPS: Stephanie Kyrazis

Saturday, September 24

Forest Festival

10am-5pm. Take a horse-drawn wagon ride, try your hand at woodworking, or explore the forest on a guided nature walk. Witness the whole forest product cycle in action, from horse-logging, to board cutting with a portable sawmill to woodcraft demonstrations.

A Park Ranger, volunteer, and three visitors in hiking clothes, and a dog look at a map in front of a fall vista

NPS: Kelly Sczomak

Saturday, October 15

Peak to Peak to Pogue

10am-3pm. Explore Woodstock’s trails during the height of fall color, with snacks and activities for all ages along the way. Join guided hikes to scenic viewpoints on Mount Peg or Mount Tom - or grab a Walk Woodstock map and head out on your own.

Four people sitting on a colorful blanket picnicking on the Belvedere lawn during Summer Soiree event
60s Cocktail Hour

NPS Photo / Stephanie Kyriazis

Summer Soiree - 60s Cocktail Hour

5:30pm-7pm. Friday, June 17th. Bring a picnic blanket, your own beverage/snacks of choice and enjoy a warm summer night on the mansion lawn. Mini-tours of the 1960s Fallout Shelter will take place throughout the evening. 60s attire encouraged!
Two visitors sit with their backs to the camera on a picnic blanket overlooking a green lawn
Visitors enjoy a picnic on the mansion lawn

Tom Remp

Summer Soiree - Dog Days of Summer

5:30-7pm. July 15th

Join the National Park and Billings Farm & Museum to enjoy the summer air with historic lawn games. Bring your own beverage of choice and enjoy a warm summer night on the mansion lawn.

Last updated: June 8, 2022

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