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The Annual Preview Event provides you and your party the perfect opportunity to independently experience the peace and serenity of the gardens before the general weekend tour. Each level of Preview Event ticket comes with a unique set of amenities.

Preview Event ticket holders at all levels relish a quiet and self-directed day of touring the gardens before the weekend tour begins, and are welcomed into each garden with refreshments and a garden docent. Preview guests also receive a general admission tour ticket and are allowed unlimited visits to the gardens over the weekend, using air-conditioned shuttle buses provided by Kitsap transit and joining in the activities at the festival site.

In addition, Preview Event ticket holders receive a Bainbridge in Bloom Garden Tour poster signed by the artist, Victoria Harrison.

The Garden Enthusiast ticket includes:

  • Private viewing and complimentary refreshments at each of the gardens from noon to 6 p.m., the day before the Tour
  • Bainbridge in Bloom Garden Tour poster signed by the selected Bainbridge Island artist
  • Unlimited garden visits via Kitsap Transit Busses on Saturday and Sunday, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

The Preview Patron ticket includes:

  • Summer garden party beginning at 6 p.m. the evening before the general tour. This year, the Preview Patron Party featured wine poured by Bainbridge Island Vineyards & Winery along with musical selections from Bluefish Tango. Dinner was catered by celebrated Bainbridge Island chef, Robert Freitag of Metro Market Catering. Specialty desserts provided by local restaurants and a Bloom-inspired ice-cream flavor created by MORA. This event is the perfect finish to a glorious day outdoors.
  • Private viewing and complimentary refreshments at each of the gardens from noon to 6 p.m., the Friday before the general tour.
  • Bainbridge in Bloom Garden Tour poster signed by a selected Bainbrige Island artist.
  • Unlimited garden visits via Kitsap Transit Busses on Saturday and Sunday, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

The Benefactor Preview ticket includes:

  • Catered luncheon at a private garden exclusively for Benefactors on the day before the General Tour.
  • The Preview Benefactor Tour featured a guided tour with garden designer and writer, Lucy Hardiman. Transportation was included.
  • A special gift.
  • Summer garden party beginning at 6 p.m. the Friday evening before the General Tour. The 2006 Party featured wine poured by Bainbridge Island Vineyards & Winery along with musical selections from Bluefish Tango. Dinner was catered by celebrated Bainbridge Island chef, Robert Freitag of Metro Market Catering. Specialty desserts provided by local restaurants and a Bloom-inspired ice-cream flavor created by MORA. This event is the perfect finish to a glorious day outdoors.
  • Private viewing and complimentary refreshments at each of the gardens from noon to 6 p.m., the Friday before the General Tour.
  • Bainbridge in Bloom Garden Tour poster signed by a selected Bainbridge Island artist.
  • Unlimited garden visits via Kitsap Transit Busses on Saturday and Sunday, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.