The Orchid Show in NYC guide

Enjoy an early spring at the The Orchid Show—NYC’s incredible floral display at the New York Botanical Garden

The Orchid Show—NYC’s ode to springtime—should not to be confused with the season’s other stupendous garden party, the Macy’s Flower Show. However, both bloom fests are worth a visit. If you’re not familiar, The New York Botanical Garden’s Orchid Show exhibits thousands of species of beautiful blossoming orchids, and it’s one of the best NYC events in March, which lasts through April. Get over your winter blues by enjoying the lush scents and sights of one of the best New York attractions.

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What is the Orchid Show NYC?

Things get super tropical at New York Botanical Garden—just when we need it most. The 16th annual Orchid Show is designed by Belgian floral artist Daniel Ost who's kaleidoscopic sculptures and displays celebrate the complex beauty of the stunning blooms. Come prepared to snap an envy-inducing Instagram shot of these gorgeous plants. And if you think you have a green thumb, you’re in luck, you can nab one of your very own. Stay for the cocktails, Thai dance performances and live music on select nights.

When is the Orchid Show NYC?

NYBG’s Orchid show runs from Saturday, March 3 to Sunday, April 22, 2018.

Where is the Orchid Show NYC?

The Orchid Show takes place at the New York Botanical Garden (2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx) inside the Enid A. Haupt Observatory.

How do I get tickets to the Orchid Show NYC?

Tickets ($23 on weekdays, $28 on weekends) are available here

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Get an inside look at the New York Botanical Garden's Orchid Show.

Posted by Time Out New York on Tuesday, February 28, 2017

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Comments

2 comments
Andi Y.

If you're looking for an escape from the winter blues, you must attend the New York Botanical Garden Orchid Show. It's filled with flowers, plants and colors that you've never seen before. It's a massive exhibit and runs the entire length of the large greenhouse. It will take you about an hour and a half to walk through. It's only $20 to get in the exhibit and you can explore the rest of the park. 

Katie E

The Orchid show at the New York Botanical Garden’s is always magical, if you love Orchids ;) With 3 days left, awesome weather coming our way and for only $20, do yourself a favor and take a look.