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Programs at Chanticleer


We now offer even more ways for our visitors to enrich their Chanticleer experience!

Chanticleer is proud to sponsor a wide variety of programs, workshops, classes, and collaborative programs with some of our regional garden communities and friends. We encourage you to expore all Chanticleer has to offer as it usually leads to a heightened appreciation for our garden and an increased awareness in regards to the natural treasures within.

Chanticleer Internship Program

Paid and unpaid internships provide professional work experience alongside Chanticleer's horticultural staff. If interested, submit a letter of interest, resume, and at minimum one letter of recommendation. Applications will be accepted until January 15th. Please provide information about your professional goals, expectations of the internship, what dates you are available, and if you need housing. Onsite shared housing is optional. The hourly rate is $14 for interns who live onsite, and $16 for interns who live offsite. Applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
E-mail your application materials to admin@chanticleergarden.org,
or mail to Chanticleer Internship Program, 786 Church Road, Wayne Pennsylvania, 19087.

Chanticleer Internship Information

Chanticleer Scholars

The Chanticleer Scholarship in Professional Development offers public garden professionals financial support for academic or non-academic training to improve their leadership skills. The scholarship has two core components:

1. Support of an academic experience and
2. Support of travel to meet with leaders to build on the training experience.

To read more about the Chanticleer Scholarship, click here.
To view current and past Chanticleer Scholars, click here.

The Chanticleer USA Christopher Lloyd Scholarship at Great Dixter

Chanticleer supports a horticulturist to study at Great Dixter in East Sussex, England and at Chanticleer in Wayne, Pennsylvania. This one-year Scholarship includes 11 months at Great Dixter and one month at Chanticleer, providing an opportunity to develop practical skills and the 'sense of place' needed to manage complex, innovative gardens.

This training opportunity was established to inspire a future generation of top-notch North American gardeners. Qualified applicants will have completed horticultural training, be looking for an immersive experience to advance their knowledge of plants, design and organizational excellence, and be U.S. citizens. To find more information about the placement and application requirements, please visit Great Dixter's website..

Opening Times

Wednesday - Sunday


10am - 5pm

Parking reservations required Friday through Sunday. Reservations not required Wednesdays and Thursdays starting June 29th.

Friday Evenings


Open until 8pm through Labor Day, parking reservations are required until 6:45pm.
Due to limited parking, we cannot accommodate groups on Friday evenings.

Picnicking is permitted only in the picnic areas. We ask guests to carry out what they bring in.

Purchase a 2022 Season Pass

Early Saturdays in 2022


We open at 8:00am on September 3, and October 1.
Regular admission fees apply and parking reservations are required.

House and Garden Tours


Held every Friday and Saturday at 11am.
Learn more and register here.

Garden Highlights Tour


Held every Wednesday and Saturday at 2pm.
Learn more and register here.

News & Events

Once Upon a Garden Storytime


Join us for Storytime in the garden at 9:30am on August 27, September 17, and October 15.
Regular admission fees apply and registration is required.

What Makes a Great Garden:
Be Inspired for Your Own Garden


Chanticleer and Penn State Great Valley host Annie Guilfoyle for a public lecture on October 17 at 6:30pm at The Conference Center at Penn State Great Valley.
Register here.

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All Vaccinated!


We’re pleased all Chanticleer staff and volunteers are vaccinated against COVID-19.

 Chanticleer In the News


High praise from 6ABC, WNEP, and The New York Times.

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