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American Horticultural Society’s River Farm

  • Address:
    7931 East Boulevard Dr.
    Alexandria, VA 22308
  • Toll-Free:
    (800) 777-7931
  • Phone:
    (703) 768-5700
  • Fax:
    (703) 768-8700
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River Farm is the headquarters of the American Horticultural Society. Situated on 25 landscaped acres overlooking the Potomac River, it is an idyllic escape within the Washington, D.C. area. River Farm is acclaimed for its spell-binding vistas, as well as its creative children’s garden, beautiful four-acre meadow, and colorful flower displays. It is a favorite site for weddings and other special events, corporate meetings and retreats, family picnics, bird-watchers, and painters. Admission is free (except for special events), but donations are appreciated to help support the stewardship of River Farm.

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  • Discounts Available: Member
  • Operating Hours: M-F, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. From April through October, it is also open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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  • Number of Event Rooms: 3
  • Largest Room Capacity: 160
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  • Distance to Nearest Metro Station (mileage): 5
  • Nearest Metro Station: Huntington
  • Metro Line(s): Yellow