garden gazebo with peaceful pond and green foliage
Jun 27, 2018

Summer Is Calling from the Bibler Home & Gardens… Buy Your Tickets Today!

Bibler bridge and pond picture
This picturesque water feature is one of the many delights found in the Bibler Gardens. (Photo by James Goudy.)

Tickets are now on sale for the Bibler Home and Gardens Summer Garden Party and evening and daytime tours. Hosted by the Flathead Valley Community College Foundation in partnership with the Bibler Foundation, these events support student scholarships at FVCC.

The Bibler Home is renowned for its exquisite collection of antiques, sculptures and Persian tapestries and its vibrant floral gardens, accented with ponds, waterfalls, fountains, wooden foot bridges and other calming touches. With the exception of privately arranged tours, the home and gardens are accessible only through the FVCC Foundation tours during select weekends in the spring and summer.

Splendid Summer Evenings begins with a gourmet Garden Party on Monday, July 23 at 5:30 p.m. featuring hearty hors d’oeuvres and a variety of desserts prepared by the Culinary Institute of Montana at FVCC. Guests will have the opportunity to explore the gardens on their own. Tickets to the Garden Party are $60 per person or $110 per couple.

Guided two-hour tours of the Bibler Home and Gardens are scheduled for July 24–27 at 4:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Tours will continue August 1 and 3 with Sweet Summer Days, featuring two-hour daytime tours at 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. All tours include opportunities to address questions to the head gardener. Tickets are $15 per adult and $5 per child.

Tickets for all events are limited and must be purchased in advance. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 756-3632 or visit