The first Historic Garden Week guidebook was printed in 1929. Today, this 240-page book exists as an invaluable tool for 30,000 annual visitors, listing descriptions of nearly 250 of Virginia's most beautiful gardens, homes and historic landmarks. Free to Virginia residents and ticket holders, it is available at over 300 outlets throughout the state. Ad sales for the 2017 guidebook close October 28, 2016.
- April 22-29, 2017, is the 84th anniversary of Historic Garden Week.
- It is a 240-page, full color guide that provides details about homes and gardens open on more than 30 tours statewide, as well as information about historic and other regional attractions.
- The guidebook is divided into sections by tour location, so you can advertise in your local tour's section for maximum exposure.
- Approximately 75,000 guidebooks are printed each year and distributed across the state in local businesses, welcome centers, and in AAA across the nation.