Sunday, July 14, 2019: 11am-4pm


Explore South Side’s Secret Gardens! This self-guided tour features unique and beautiful gardens throughout the neighborhood, rain or shine. All proceeds from the tour support the Esser Plaza Revitalization Project. Please call 412-467-6735 if you have questions regarding the tour.

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Enjoy an exclusive VIP experience!

Explore the gardens plus enjoy the VIP experience! After the tour, begin your experience with a special guest speaker, Jerry Repasky, Apiarist, speaking on Beekeeping. Next, continue the experience with delicious hor’dourves and wine and a live music performance, with violinest Gypsy George.

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Please support our Sponsors!

South Side Community Council is working to revitalize Esser Plaza to be a welcoming, open space where the community can gather.

The design is moving forward a concept design that was completed with input from the community, residents, businesses, and other organizations serving the South Side.

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We are looking for volunteers for this year’s Garden Tour. Volunteers receive complimentary admission to tour the gardens either before or after their scheduled volunteer time.