Our Top 7 U.S. Flower Shows
Flowers are a gorgeous reminder of how beautiful life can be and they instill happiness every time we see them. Flowers come in a splendid variety of colors, shapes, and smells and go to prove that it really is about the little things in life. On a much larger scale, flower shows are events in which flowers are showcased and judged for awards.
Throughout the United States there are dozens of shows held annually, and below we have listed our top 7 U.S. flower shows located in the northeast, the south, southwest, and the west.
New York Botanical Garden Orchid Show (Bronx, New York)
The Orchid Show will take place from Saturday, February 28th through Sunday, April 19th at the New York Botanical Garden. While the site has yet to be updated with the 2015 program, past programs have included guided tours, educational classes, and seminars.
Boston Flower & Garden Show (Massachusetts)
The 2015 Flower & Garden Show will be held at Boston’s Seaport World Trade Center from Wednesday, March 11th through Sunday, March 15th. The theme will be “Season of Enchantment” and will feature competitions, exhibits, and lectures and demos.
Fort Lauderdale Orchid Show (Florida)
The Fort Lauderdale Orchid Society sponsors this annual show and will be held from Friday, January 23rd through Sunday, January 25th. The 2015 show will feature vendor exhibits, local orchid display tables, orchid artwork from local schools, and much more.
International Cherry Blossom Festival (Georgia)
With a history that began in 1982, the Cherry Blossom Festival will once again be held from Thursday, March 19th and running through Saturday, April 4th. Referred to as the Cherry Blossom Capital of the World, there are between 300,000 and 350,000 Yoshino Cherry Trees in Macon, Georgia.
Sponsored by the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, the 2015 show will take place from Saturday, February 28th through Sunday, April 12th. The Dallas Blooms festival has been around for 30 years and features more than 500,000 blooming spring bulbs and 6,000 azalea blooms.
Portland Rose Festival (Oregon)
The Rose Festival has been celebrated in Portland for more than 100 years and will take place in 2015 from Thursday, June 4th through Friday, June 5th. Sponsored by the Portland Rose Society formed in 1889, more than 4,000 blooms of roses will be exquisitely shown off.
San Francisco Flower & Garden Show (California)
Taking place on Wednesday, March 18th through Sunday, March 22nd, the Flower & Garden Show will include full-sized designer showcase gardens, hundreds of floral designs, and plenty of lovely plants to purchase. Demonstrations, exhibits, and free seminars will also be available at the show.