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Wander through Niagara-on-the-Lake’s private gardens on June 4

- Annual Shaw Guild’s Garden Tour gives public access to landscape artistry –

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (May 4, 2016) – Stroll through the finest exclusive gardens in Niagara-on-the-Lake on Saturday, June 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Garden enthusiasts are treated to the beauty of eight gardens featuring: a formal knot garden accented with beautifully shaped boxwoods on an acre of manicured grounds; a Japanese inspired courtyard garden surrounded by wisteria and clematis; and an outdoor living area with ponds and waterfalls.

All showcased gardens are conveniently located within Historic Old Town, making for a beautiful day in Niagara-on-the-Lake before taking in an evening performance of Alice in Wonderland. Each property has a feature sheet with garden details and a Master Gardener in attendance to answer questions.

Tickets to this one-day self-guided tour are $25 each and can be purchased at the Shaw Festival Box Office, online at shawfest.com/gardentour or by calling 1-800-511-7429.

All proceeds from this annual event go to the Shaw Festival Theatre Endowment Fund – a permanent fund which generates investment income for the maintenance and support of the Shaw Festival.

The Shaw Guild Annual Garden Tour is made possible by the support of garden owners, Master Gardener and local sponsors, including Mori Gardens, Bravo Niagara, eSkoot Niagara, Il Gelato di Carlotta, Niagara-on-the-Lake Realty, Phil’s Valu-Mart, Reif Estate Winery, Simpson’s Pharmacies, and The Village at Niagara, along with William King, Willow Slingerland and Neil Viola.


About the Shaw Guild

The Shaw Guild is an organization of volunteers who promote interest in and support of the Festival and its activities. The Shaw Guild are advocates for The Shaw while promoting community support for the Festival. More information can be found at http://www.shawguild.ca/

About the Shaw Festival

The Shaw Festival is a theatre company inspired by the work of Bernard Shaw. The Festival produces plays from and about his era and contemporary plays that share Shaw’s provocative exploration of society and celebration of humanity.

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