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Daffodil Day

April 14 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Daffodil Day is a decades-old tradition in Summit when visitors to the Arboretum have an opportunity to enjoy one of the largest daffodil collections in New Jersey – over 50,000 bulbs in bloom in the Arboretum’s glacially carved Daffodil Bowl! And this year is extra special as we celebrate our 50th Anniversary as a public arboretum.

The day’s activities include spring-themed games and crafts, a story trail, music, food, market vendors, our current art exhibit, and of course, the Green Goats will be here.

Staggered entry times will be at 11:00 am, 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm. Please be sure to sign up for the time slot you prefer, as changing will be based on availability. This event is rain or shine. No refunds.

MEMBER REGISTRATION: Daffodil Day is FREE for RRA Members. Member registration begins Tuesday, March 5 at 9:00 am. Please note that registration for family-level members is limited to immediate family only. Individual and senior-level members are entitled to their own entry and dual-level members are entitled to their two household entries. When registering, please include the number of people attending and their names in the participant’s box. Thank you.

NON-MEMBER REGISTRATION: Daffodil Day is $10/person for non-members. Children ages 3 and under are free. Non-member registration begins Tuesday, March 12 at 9:00 am.

50th ANNIVERSARY DAFFODIL FUNDRAISER: Each $25 gift ensures the purchase and planting of 10 daffodil bulbs to add to our breathtaking display. Please click here to make a donation!

QUESTIONS? Contact office manager Marilyn Foehrenbach at 908-273-8787 ext. 1010 or [email protected].

PARKING: The Arboretum parking lot is closed during this event, but on-street parking is available.  Please adhere to all parking signs and give yourself ample time for parking and walking to the Arboretum.

Consider walking or biking to Daffodil Day and enjoy the beauty of Summit by leaving your car at home. Bikers can avoid busy Hobart Avenue by taking quiet Hobart Road off of Whittredge Road, or Beacon Road and Ridge Road off of Fernwood Road. Bike racks will be on hand at the Arboretum.


April 14
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Reeves-Reed Arboretum
165 Hobart Ave
Summit, NJ 07901 United States
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