Due to the overwhelming interest in our 2022 workshops, we have added one more session on December 5th!

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Ask our Gardens & Grounds staff to share their favorite thing about Monticello’s annual wreath workshops and you’ll hear the same answers: seeing the beautiful creations participants have made at the end of their class!

Now in their 36th year, Monticello’s annual Wreath Workshops are once again back in-person for 2022. These fan favorite events will be led by Monticello Guide and Floral Designer, Lou Hatch, Monticello Curator of Plants, Peggy Cornett, and a talented team of workshop instructors. Attendees will create a beautiful door decoration that will last throughout the season.

2022 Workshop Dates and Times:

  • Saturday, November 26 at 9:30am - SOLD OUT
  • Sunday, November 27 at 2:00pm - SOLD OUT
  • Wednesday, November 30 at 9:30am - Limited Tickets Still Available
  • Friday, December 2 at 4:00pm - SOLD OUT
  • Saturday, December 3 at 9:30am - SOLD OUT
  • Sunday, December 4 at 2:00pm - SOLD OUT
  • Monday, December 5 at 9:30am - Tickets Still Available

Included with your Wreath Workshop ticket:

  • 3-hour guided class to create a seasonal decoration to adorn your door.
  • Natural greens, pods, ornamental grasses, cones, berries and specialty materials harvested from the gardens at Monticello and throughout Virginia
  • 1 wreath base form
  • Construction materials: floral spool wire and tape, stem wire, picks, and more
  • Pre-class tips to get the most of your wreathmaking experience

Frequently Asked Questions

Participants must bring their own hand pruners, sharp floral snips, and garden gloves.

This event is recommended for children aged 12 and over.

To protect wreath materials and work surfaces from spills and tears, only bottled water in resealable containers is permitted in the workshop classroom. Please enjoy coffee, snacks, and other beverages before you arrive.

A discount coupon for Monticello Farm Table will be provided at registration. These coupons will be good through December 31, 2022. Please note that the café is not open during all scheduled workshop classes. If the café is closed during your workshop time, please come back and enjoy a bite on another day!

Wreath examples