members at a garden event

Member Programs and Events

In addition to a year of unlimited free admission, Members also receive special invitations to exclusive events including previews of world-class exhibitions, seasonal events, educational lectures, and much more!

Events for All Members

statue in garden Summer Evening Strolls

June 3–Sept. 2 | 4:30 p.m.–8 p.m. (4:30–7:30 beginning Aug. 14)
Free for all Members | Open to the public

Enjoy a stroll in the gardens at twilight on select evenings June 3 to Sept. 2. Meet your friends, enjoy dinner or a light snack and a cocktail at 1919 Cafe, stroll the breathtaking gardens at sunset, and take home a memento of your visit from the Huntington Store.



Annual Member Events

  • Members Spring Preview Plant Sale - Members shop early before the sale opens to the public. Choose from a wide variety of rare and unusual plants and proven favorites. 
  • Summer Evening Strolls -  Enjoy a lovely stroll in the gardens after hours on selected dates during the summer. Dine in the 1919 Cafe or pick up grab-and-go fare in the Red Car coffee shop.
  • Members Summer Evenings - On selected evenings, Members at the Contributor level and above are invited to walk in the gardens and enjoy casual dining after public hours.
  • Founder's Day Lecture - The topic of this annual institutional talk varies and is decided by The Huntington President.
  • Holiday Shopping Day - Each December enjoy holiday programming and a boutique filled with one-of-a-kind treasures made by local artisans.
  • Exhibition Previews - All members receive special invitations to preview new exhibitions before they open to the public.
  • Premier Events - Affiliate through Benefactor Members are invited to attend quarterly lectures and exhibitions. Lecture subject correlates with Huntington exhibitions, and times vary from afternoon to evening.