Open Gardens events have been held in Ingleby Arncliffe and Ingleby Cross every 4 years, starting in 2003, with up to 15 gardens being open to the public each time.
In 2019 the 5th such event took place on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th June. This year 12 gardens were open to the public, together with the Water Tower and its historic fire engine, plant and ice cream sales, refreshment sales in the Village Hall, a display of classic cars, a "Row 4 Victory" Atlantic crossing exhibition, nautically themed Geo-Cache and Scarecrow trails, and sea shanties and other songs by the singing trio Bob, Dick & Harry.
The money raised has been divided between Village Hall, All Saints Church, WI, Young Farmers Club, Cricket Club, Garden Club, Recreation Area and a military veterans charity supported by the "Row 4 Victory" team.
The scarecrow competition in 2019 was fiercely fought over with many imaginative entries.
Plant sales exceeded all previous records with many interesting and unusual plants grown by villagers over the past 2 years attracting enthusiastic buyers. The hot weather helped with the sale of ice lollies and ice creams!
Scarecrow competition entries in 2011