Joy Garden Tour

Joy Garden Tour

The Joy Garden Tour is a biennial event to raise financial support for The Village Green. The tour inspires gardeners of every level of experience and enthusiasm. The Joy Garden Tour features a guest speaker event, a special patron party, and garden shops with 35 vendors offering plants, garden-related merchandise, unique gifts, antiques, and more. The highlight is a day spent touring exclusive, stunning private gardens in the Cashiers area.

A limited number of exclusive semi-private in-person tour packages are now available.  Tickets are $500/per person and include one ticket to Supper At the Green on July 15 (6-8 p.m.) and a ticket to a semi-private tour Saturday, July 17 at 12:30 p.m. (includes a boxed lunch). Tickets are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Download the information by clicking this link. Complete and return the RSVP card by downloading it via this link. To purchase tickets or for more information, email

During the weekend of the Joy Garden Tour, a pop-up boutique shopping experience, Shopping for Joy, will be each day from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at The Village Green Commons on Frank Allen Road. The Village Shops includes more than 35 select vendors with items to appeal to garden and floral enthusiasts, but the shops also include a discriminating collection of personalized items, gourmet food, distinctive home accents, beauty products, clothing, jewelry, and more. Click this link to learn more. 

On Friday, July 16, the shops will also be open from 5-8 p.m. for a special Cashiers-wide Village Crawl. This free event will feature a wine tasting, food trucks, and live music on two stages in the park. Nitrograss will perform at the Commons and Spalding McIntosh and the Lionhearts will play at the Gazebo from 6-8 p.m. Cashiers area merchants will stay open late as well. Visitors to The Village Green are invited to wander the paths of the park, enjoy great food, drink, and music as they explore the village core of Cashiers, including the newly revitalized Cashiers Greenway Ramble trail system. Click this link to learn more.

Special RSVP Events

Friday, July 16 1 p.m. Making Bath Time Fizz, Fun, Fabulous: Create your own Bath Jar with Carolina Shores Natural Soaps Click here for more information.

Friday, July 16 5 p.m. Pouring the Garden In a Glass Beverage mixology with Mary Palmer Dargan Click here for more information,

Saturday, July 17 10 a.m.~Noon Book Signing~James FarmerSponsored by Rusticks Click here for more information,

Saturday July 17, 1-2 p.m. The Dahlia Doctor Is In with Gardener and Garden Enthusiast Drew English Click here for more information,