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Orchid Show

Special Events

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

The Accidentals

The Accidentals
Thursday, February 18, 2016

6 – 8 p.m.

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Tickets in advance: $18 members/$22 nonmembers
Day-of tickets: $25 members/$28 nonmembers
Ticket price includes admission to the Orchid Show.
Standard parking fees apply.

Orchid Show

Friday, February 19, 2016
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Valet parking

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Join co-chairs Kate Fitzgerald, Jen Kasten, Jennifer Keenan, and Steffie Madigan and enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres and celebrate the season with 10,000 brilliantly beautiful orchids.

Members' Night

Thursday, March 3, 2016
5 – 7:30 p.m.

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Adults: $8
Children 3 – 12 and seniors over age 62: $6
Children 2 and under: free

Members, don’t miss an exclusive visit to the Orchid Show! Cash bar and entertainment, with experts on hand to answer all of your orchid-related questions.

Evening with Orchids

Thursday, March 10, 2016
6 – 8 p.m.

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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.

Illinois Orchid Society Spring Show & Sale

Saturday and Sunday, March 12 – 13, 2016
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.

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