The Orchid Show

The Orchid Show: Untamed


No matter what, nature finds a way.

This year’s Orchid Show celebrates the unexpected verve of wild orchids. See what happens when sweeps of orchids take over an old secret garden, twine around abandoned pillars, and break through the whimsical spaces of our imagination. In the quiet of winter, you’ll soak up the color and fresh blooms of thousands of orchids and other tropical plants.

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Your Orchid Show ticket includes admission to the Garden; $8 parking fee applies.

If you have complimentary, one-time use Orchid Show tickets, don’t forget to bring them! You may come any day, any time during regular show hours without a reservation. You may buy tickets for extra guests, or for additional visits, at a discounted member rate. You must show your membership card for free admission and other benefits at the Garden. Members always park for free.

Learn more about our general-admission free days. Please note: General admission free days do not include Orchid Show or Orchid Show After Hours tickets or parking.

COVID-19 Notice:
The Garden will follow all state and Cook County guidelines to mitigate COVID-19 that are in place at the time of the event, including guidance on wearing masks

After Hours

Treat yourself and friends to a night out at Orchids After Hours, featuring cocktails and light bites for purchase, and an evening look at the Orchid Show. Open Thursday evenings, 5 to 8 p.m.



Tuesdays, 8:15 – 9:45 a.m.; limited capacity
Pre-Show ticketed access for photographers


Post-Orchid Show Plant Sale

Thursday, March 31, 2022

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