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Doors, Porches, and Gardens of Olde Towne Portsmouth

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


The Olde Towne Portsmouth Civic League presents Doors, Porches, and Gardens.

Guests speaking with costumed history actor and looking at program for the event
Doors, Porches & Gardens


Doors, Porches, and Gardens is a self-guided walking tour of Olde Towne Portsmouth’s hidden gems, secret gardens, and adorned porches and doors. This historic neighborhood dates back to 1740 and is the largest collection of historic homes between Alexandria, VA and Charleston, SC. Musical entertainment, historical re-enactors, and plein air artists will be performing for your enjoyment.

Doors, Porches, and Gardens tickets are $15. Tickets are available to purchase online and at local High St. retailers. Children 10 and younger are free.

Check-in at Court Street Baptist Church and pick-up your map and a schedule of events. The tour is self-guided and may be completed at your own pace. Free parking is available on Court Street, in the Middle Street Garage, or at any of the city lots.

During your visit, stroll through our Farmers Market at St. John’s Episcopal Church, be inspired at Anderson-Wright Rooms & Gardens, purchase a bouquet at Olde Towne Flower Co., and tour the Hill House Museum and enjoy their gardens for an additional entrance fee. Homes for sale in Olde Towne will have open houses during this event. A list of open houses may be picked up on the day of the event.



May 4
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Olde Towne Portsmouth
Olde Towne
Portsmouth, VA 23704 United States
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