Parking  |  Tickets  |  Donate

The Orchid Show

Special Events

Tickets for sale online and at the Visitor Center. Members pay the lower fee listed.

Members' Preview

Friday, February 10, 2017
5 – 7:30 p.m.

Buy Tickets

Members, don’t miss an exclusive preview visit to the Orchid Show at night!

Browse the rich color of the show as you groove to music by Callaloo, a world fusion steel pan group.

Complimentary light refreshments will be available, and orchid experts will be on hand to answer all of your orchid-related questions.

Illinois Orchid Society Spring Show & Sale

Saturday and Sunday, March 11 – 12, 2017
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Come join the Illinois Orchid Society at its spring show and sale, in which individual orchids in 128 classes will vie for ribbons. Entries will receive "best of class" green ribbons, and the best-appointed plant in the show will receive the Chicago Horticultural Society Award from the American Orchid Society judges. Displays of orchids will be artistically arranged, and repotting services will be available. Vendors will also be on-site to sell orchid plants and related products.

Click here for more information

Evening with Orchids

Thursday, March 16, 2017
6 – 8 p.m.

Buy tickets

Advance: member/nonmember: $25/$30
Day-of: member/nonmember: $28/$33
Must be 21 or older to attend event; valid ID card must be shown.
Standard parking fees apply.
Ticket price includes tasting glass, wristband to participate in tastings, tasting guide, and access to the Orchid Show.