Historic Heartland / Conyers

Lewis Vaughn Botanical Gardens

949 South Main St.
Conyers, GA 30012

770-602-2606 | 800-266-9377
  • Lewis Vaughn Botanical Garden


1.5 garden acres nestled in the heart of downtown Conyers. The site offers examples of native plants of Georgia's Piedmont region. The pond is fed by the city's downtown water tower built in 1900. Adjacent to the botanical gardens is the pavilion, which hosts many community events and activities, including the annual Downtown Summer Series, and is available for rent to individuals, groups or businesses.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
    Monday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
    Tuesday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
    Wednesday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
    Thursday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
    Friday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
    Saturday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Free

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission , Open Year 'Round

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • Singers & Songwriters Showcase Series

    Singers & Songwriters Showcase Series

    04/05/2016 - 12/06/2016

    On the first Tuesday of each month, the Conyers-Rockdale Council for the Arts invite local artists to our 83 seat black box theatre for a night of music, drinks, and friends. General admission is $6 and the price for admission and registration for performing artists is $5. Beer, wine, soda, and snacks will be available. The Paula Vaughn Black Box Theater is located in historic downtown Conyers - Olde Town Conyers with many restaurants open in the district.

    Event Dates: April 5, May 3,... read more

  • Taste of Conyers and Conyers Car Show

    Taste of Conyers and Conyers Car Show

    04/30/2016 - 04/30/2016

    What's cooking in Conyers? Sample and savor delicious appetizers, entrees, drinks and desserts from top restaurants in town on Saturday, April 30, from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. during the annual Taste of Conyers, held in historic downtown Conyers. This event will be held along Commercial and Center Streets in Historic Olde Town. Admission is free, and food samples are $1 to $4 each. Bring the family, and bring your appetite!

    Also, the 10th annual Conyers Car Show, presented by Red Line Event... read more

  • Atlanta Boy Choir

    Atlanta Boy Choir

    05/01/2016 - 05/01/2016

    During this half century, the choir has sung around the world in almost all of the prestigious concert halls, cathedrals, and other impressive venues including many international music festivals.

    They have appeared in concert for Heads of States and have represented Georgia and the United States as Ambassadors of Culture and Goodwill on their many tours abroad. Favorite performers of many renowned celebrities include five appearances for Pope John Paul II in Rome.

    This brotherho... read more

  • 10th Annual Lemon Bee Music Festival

    10th Annual Lemon Bee Music Festival

    06/04/2016 - 06/04/2016

    Join us for an annual quirky music and arts festival born and raised in Conyers, Georgia. In our 10th year, this festival is dedicated to promoting local musicians, artists, and bringing community together. We offer lots of fun activities for the family such as singing, dancing, hoola hoop, corn hole, blowing bubbles, and visiting art booths. Wear your favorite bohemian apparel or hipster accessories! Lemon Bee Tshirts will be available for sale. $2 from every admission ticket sales will be d... read more

  • Olde Town Summer Movie Film Series

    Olde Town Summer Movie Film Series

    06/11/2016 - 06/11/2016

    Enjoy a free outdoor movie at the Olde Town Pavilion. "Minions" will be presented by the City of Conyers. The movie will be shown on a large, 21-foot screen. Gates open at 7:30 p.m., and the movie begins at sunset. Bring lawn chairs, and blankets. For more information, contact (770) 602-2606, email sandy.fowler@conyersga.com, or visit http://www.conyersga.com/government/... read more

  • Summer Concert Series A1A - Official Jimmy Buffett Tribute Show

    Summer Concert Series A1A - Official Jimmy Buffett Tribute Show

    06/25/2016 - 06/25/2016

    A1A is the original and offical Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the concert starts at 7 p.m. Sponsorship tables range from $200 - $500, and lawn seating is $20. Bring your dinner baskets and coconuts. Enjoy fun activities and raffles! Contact the Conyers-Rockdale Council for the Arts for tickets and reserve your spot - 770-922-3143.

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  • Olde Town Summer Movie Film Series

    Olde Town Summer Movie Film Series

    07/16/2016 - 07/16/2016

    Enjoy a free outdoor movie at the Olde Town Pavilion. "Zootopia" will be presented by the city of Conyers. The movie will be shown on a large, 21-foot screen. Gates open at 7:30 p.m., and the movie begins at sunset. For more information, contact (770) 602-2606, email sandy.fowler@conyersga.com or visit http://www.conyersga.com/government/main-street-about-us.

    No pets please! Food concessions will be available. Presented ... read more

  • 36th Annual Olde Town Fall Festival

    36th Annual Olde Town Fall Festival

    10/22/2016 - 10/22/2016

    Celebrate the 36th Annual Olde Town Fall Festival - Conyers' oldest existing festival. This event features a variety of vendors and attractions, food, music, arts & crafts, and activities for the children. Admission is free! Come to Olde Town Conyers and celebrate autumn between 10 a.m and 5 p.m. on October 22, 2016.

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Meeting Rooms

  • Name Dimensions Ceiling Ht Sq. Feet Banquet Cap. Theater Cap. Classroom Cap. U-Shaped Cap. Exhibit Cap. Conference Cap. Reception Cap.
    Olde Town Conyers Pavilion - - 6400.0 - - - - - - -