Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion Events

What follows is a list of Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion events for 2018. There are many reasons why so many of our guests visit Sonnenberg. Firstly, the mansion. One will be in awe that this was once a magnificent summer home. Secondly, the gardens are gorgeous. Beginning in June with roses month, there is always something colorful to see. And, the peaceful zen of the Japanese gardens is always a treat. Finally, the greenhouse is a sight to behold. In conclusion, one can spend an hour or several hours leisurely strolling the property. And that is without one of the splendid events listed below.
Moonlight Stroll at Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion, located in Canandaigua, with people sitting in chairs outside the lit-up mansion listening to music... just ten minutes from the 1795 Acorn Inn B & B.
Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion

Roses & Rosés, June 11

An evening of wine, food, and music in the historic mansion and gardens in celebration of Sonnenberg’s Rose Month (June). Sample wines and sumptuous foods from dozens of the Finger Lakes region’s wineries and restaurants while strolling through Sonnenberg’s historic gardens and mansion. Silent auction included in festivities. Rain or shine. 21 & over only.

Father’s Day Car & Motorcycle Show, June 17

July 4th Admission Special, July 4

Moonlight Strolls Concert Series, Fridays, July 6 – Aug 3

Family Fun Day, July 29

August Teas, Every Thursday in August

Arts at the Gardens, August 18-19 — Still accepting artist applications for our 2018 show. Apply today! Your innkeeper’s favorite.

Harvest Fest, September 28

Fall Gardening Symposium, October 13

Mansion Mysteries, October 19-21 & 26-27

Haunted Garden Stroll, October 28

Dickens Christmas, December 1

Holiday Home Tour, December 8

Upcoming Events:   Proceeds from all events go to the support and operation of Sonnenberg Gardens. As event information is subject to change, please check our website for event details.

About The 1795 Acorn Inn

The 1795 Acorn Inn Bed and Breakfast is a luxurious, Canandaigua Lake Bed and Breakfast. A romantic AAA Four Diamond Lodging located in New York’s Finger Lakes. The Inn is the only Bed and Breakfast in New York to received this prestigious award for 23 consecutive years. According to AAA, “Four Diamond establishments are upscale in all areas. Accommodations are progressively more refined and stylish. The physical attributes reflect an obvious enhanced level of quality throughout. The fundamental hallmarks at this level include an extensive array of amenities combined with a high degree of hospitality, service, and attention to detail.”

So, stay with us and don’t forget to schedule an in-room massage in our Hotchkiss Room, Bristol or Barn Suites. Additionally, chair massages are now available in all rooms. And don’t forget to check out our Packages Page for special value stays. We have a wonderful Free Weeknight Package in May and June every year. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you soon.


Check Out Our Recipes

On chilly fall and winter mornings, guests will enjoy our baked apples cooked with granola, maple syrup and cranberry juice. These particular apples were served on blue and white plates

Baked Apples

1795 Acorn Inn Bed and Breaqkfast... Blueberries Bristol, hot out of the oven!

Blueberry or Apple Bristol (Stratta)

Cheesy Egg Souffle...breakfast at the 1795 Acorn Inn in Canandaigua

Cheesy Egg Soufle