2016 FLOWER SHOW

The 2016 Cincinnati Flower Show

April 13 – April 17, 2016

Yeatman’s Cove, Cincinnati Riverfront

 

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2016 Cincinnati Flower Show Special Events

Tuesday, April 12

Opening Night Gala – Enjoy an evening of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres while strolling the spectacular Flower Show exhibits, Gardener’s Market and Plant Market. The evening comes to a close with a wonderful seated dinner.

6:00 – 10:00 pm, Individual – $165, Patron – $200

 

Wednesday, April 13

Ask the Experts Box Luncheon – Join Flower Show favorites, Ron Wilson and Rita Heikenfeld for a delightful box lunch while they provide illuminating gardening advice and the solution to (nearly) all your gardening problems. Ticket price includes all-day admission to the Flower Show.

Noon, $35

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An Evening in Munich –  Join the Munich Sister City Association for a wonderful evening of music, cocktails and dinner.  You will hear from three staff members from the Munich Park Board who are also creating a Munich garden. Your ticket price includes admission to the Flower Show, so come early and enjoy all the Flower Show has to offer.

6:00 – 10:00 pm, Individual – $80, Couple – $150

 

Thursday, April 14

Master Gardener Special Event – Master Gardeners and their guests will be treated to a special event with entertaining and informative demonstrations, local plant growers and door prizes. A lovely box lunch and all-day access to the Flower Show is included in the ticket price for this event.

10:00 am – 2:00 pm, $45
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Lunch and Learn with Sharon McGukin — Nationally known floral designer and author of “Flowers of the Heart: A Bride’s Guide to Choosing Flowers for her Wedding,” Sharon McGukin, will share her expertise to help you ‘celebrate life with flowers’. Sharon is known for her floral expertise, southern charm, and energetic connections with audiences. Ticket price includes all-day admission to the Flower Show.

11:00 am – 1:00 pm, $45

 

Wine Tasting with the Cincinnati Pops – This fabulous evening features the music of the Cincinnati Pops and wines from around the world and our Sister Cities. Your ticket price includes all-day admission to the Flower Show, so come early and enjoy all the Flower Show has to offer.

6:00 – 10:00 pm, Individual – $80, Couple – $150

 

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Friday, April 15

Ladies Day – Join us for this wonderful tribute to the Ladies of our Sister Cities. You will enjoy great food, inspiring floral displays and exciting shopping. Our special luncheon speaker, Laura Dowling, is the owner of Interieurs et Fleurs, an Alexandria, VA. floral design studio, and is a former White House Chief Florist. Ticket price includes all-day admission to the Flower Show.

9:00 am – 2:30 pm, Individual – $75, Patron – $125

 

A Soirée With Our Sister Cities  -Join the Cincinnati USA Sister City Association for a special evening of international flavors and entertainment from around the world.  Your ticket price includes admission to the Flower Show, so come early and enjoy all the Flower Show has to offer.

6:00 – 10:00 pm, Individual – $80, Couple – $150

 

Saturday, April 16

Brides and Blooms – This special day includes a  lovely Bridal Brunch and a spectacular Bridal Fashion Show. From florists to caterers to bakeries and so much more, we will bring together the best of all elements to create a wedding day that the bride and groom will remember forever! Ticket price includes all-day admission to the Flower.

10:00 am – 1:30 pm, $40

 

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Andrea Wulf Lecture – Award-winning British author and journalist, Andrea Wulf, will be our special guest for a special luncheon presentations on Saturday. Andrea Wulf is the  internationally acclaimed author of four books on gardening and gardening history. She has also written for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the LA Times, the Sunday Times and the Guardian and many others. Choose our Nosegay Level ticket for lunch and the lecture. Or treat yourself to a Bouquet Level ticket which also includes a private reception with Andrea Wulf and a copy of her book. Both ticket levels include admission to the Flower Show.

11:00 am, Bouquet Level – $100

12:00 noon, Nosegay Level – $50

 

Bourbon Tasting – Join Cincinnati’s favorite mixologist, Molly Wellmann, for a bourbon tasting evening you will not forget. You can make a night of it with our Bourbon Fling ticket and enjoy the Bourbon Tasting and a VIP ticket to Spring Fling. All ticket prices includes admission to the Flower Show, so come early and enjoy all the Flower Show has to offer.

7:00 pm, $75

Bourbon Fling – $110

 

Spring Fling group webSpring Fling – Get your weekend and spring started the right way at Spring Fling 2016. Featuring live music by Naked Karate Girls and an array of great food and drinks, this party is a perennial favorite among Cincinnati’s young professionals. Your ticket prices includes general admission to the Flower Show, so come early and enjoy all the Flower Show has to offer.

8:00 pm – Midnight

Cash bar – $25, VIP Open Bar – $50

Bourbon Fling – Bourbon Tasting & Spring Fling VIP – $110

 

Sunday, April 17

A Southern Afternoon Tea – Enjoy an American twist on the old English classic tea, A Southern Afternoon Tea specially presented by Goldsmith CardelThis will be an elegant yet child-friendly tea, and we encourage tea lovers of all ages to attend and partake in a very special afternoon of tea and special treats. Ticket price includes all-day admission to the Flower Show.

2:30 pm, Adult – $40, Child 12 and under -$25

 

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Battle of the Chefs – Don’t miss the excitement of this new part of the Fine Food Show,  a cook-off between three of Cincinnati’s favorite chef’s. This event is included in your general admission ticket price.

3:00 pm

 

 

 

Purchase your Flower Show general admission and all special events tickets by clicking on the Eventbrite button below.

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