White House to open for garden tours later this month
© Getty Images

It’s almost garden tour time at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., with the White House announcing the dates it’s set to open its outdoor grounds to visitors.

Fall garden tours will take place on Oct. 21 and 22, the White House said in a Thursday news release from the first lady’s press office.

Among the areas open to tourists: the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden, the Rose Garden and the White House Kitchen Garden.


The biannual event is free, but tickets are required for all visitors.

The National Park Service will distribute tickets each morning of the tours on a first-come, first-served basis at a tent on 15th Street and Constitution Avenue, according to the White House.

First lady Melania Trump recently hosted her first public event in the White House Kitchen Garden, created by her predecessor, Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaTomi Lahren to Michelle Obama: 'By what measure' was your husband better than Trump? Tomi Lahren to former first lady: 'Sit down, Michelle' Michelle Obama tears into the ‘nastiness’ of current politics MORE. Trump said at the gardening event last month that kids "learn so much through their surroundings and the White House Kitchen Garden is a prime example of how children can enjoy the outdoors and learn about healthy eating and living, while also gaining an understanding of the White House and its rich history."