2015 Events

Welcome to the 2015 Cincinnati Flower Show.

 

This year’s event promises to be better than ever at our new location at Yeatman’s Cove along the banks of the Ohio River. There is something for everyone. Enjoy spectacular garden and floral exhibits created by the region’s most talented and creative professionals,  landscapers, floral designers and amateur gardeners.  Plus attend fascinating lectures and special events with our celebrity guests.

 

The show will feature our signature floral displays and some exciting new exhibits, including thrilling horticultural pavilions, urban spaces, and the always-popular dramatic table settings. Additionally, creative and unique container gardens, brimming and beautiful window boxes, and a fabulous marketplace will provide innovative ideas to all attendees looking to transform their own yards and gardens.

 

We look forward to welcoming you to this exciting event.
 
Sincerely,
 
J.W.  Fleckenstein 
Cincinnati Flower Show Director

 

2015 Event Details

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

 

Opening Night Gala – 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Enjoy an evening of beautiful gardens, cocktails and a delicious dinner. Be among the first to “Celebrate Cincinnati,” the return of the Flower Show, and its new location at Yeatman’s Cove along the banks of the Ohio River in Downtown Cincinnati. Advance reservations required. Includes Flower Show admission


 

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

 

Opening Day

Enjoy spectacular garden and floral exhibits including grand marquee gardens, urban spaces, and the always-popular dramatic table settings.

 

General Admission:

-10:00 am Gates Open

-7:00 pm Gates Close

 

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Thursday, April 16, 2015

 

Children’s Potting Program 

The Cincinnati Horticultural Society provides the opportunity for area schools to educate, inspire and enrich the knowledge of their students at the Cincinnati Flower Show. Students can explore the Flower Show horticultural exhibits guided by experts in the field followed by a series of fun, interactive activities designed help students appreciate the role of nature in their lives. More information is available on the Cincinnati Horticultural Society website.

 

Special Event – Ask the Experts Box Luncheon – 12:00 noon

Join our Experts  for a box lunch for an insightful lecture. Advance reservations required.Includes Flower Show admission

 

General Admission:

-9:00 am Gates Open

-7:00 pm Gates Close

 

 

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Friday, April 17, 2015

 

Fine Food Show – All Day

What a fun adventure for the food enthusiast!
The Fine Food Show is a fantastic opportunity to sample and purchase a variety of new and interesting foods. We have selected the finest local and regional vendors including many from our own Findlay Market. Visit our “Findlay Market” kitchen featuring daily demonstrations and attend “A Grilling Adventure” with Celebrity Chef, Rob Rainford on Sunday. Click here for all the details.
Admission to the Fine Food Show is included with Flower Show admission.

 

Amateur Flower Show – All Day

The Amateur Flower Show is a Flower Show favorite. Marvel at amazing specimens from some of the most talented amateur gardeners in our region. Admission to the Amateur Flower Show is included with Flower Show admission.

 

Special Event – Ladies Day – 10:00 am – 2:30 pm

Join this wonderful tribute to the arrival of spring where you can enjoy great food, inspiring floral displays, shopping, and an informative and entertaining talk given by P. Allen Smith. Make a day of it with your friends, your garden club, or even come alone if you’d prefer. To see the full Ladies Day Schedule, click here.
Advance reservations required. Includes Flower Show admission

 

General Admission:

-9:00 am Gates Open

-7:00 pm Gates Close

 

 

Special Event – Spring Fling – 7:00 pm

Welcome the return of the Flower Show and the beginning of spring at Spring Fling 2015. This signature event is always a sellout so get your tickets early and join the fun! The party will start at 7 p.m. and rocks on until 1 a.m.  Music provided by Naked Karate Girls.  Advance reservations required. Includes Flower Show admission

 

 

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Saturday, April 18, 2015

 

Fine Food Show – All Day

What a fun adventure for the food enthusiast!
The Fine Food Show is a fantastic opportunity to sample and purchase a variety of new and interesting foods. We have selected the finest local and regional vendors including many from our own Findlay Market. Visit our “Findlay Market” kitchen featuring daily demonstrations and attend “A Grilling Adventure” with Celebrity Chef, Rob Rainford on Sunday. Click here for all the details.
Admission to the Fine Food Show is included with Flower Show admission

 

Amateur Flower Show – All Day

The Amateur Flower Show is a Flower Show favorite. Marvel at amazing specimens from some of the most talented amateur gardeners in our region. Admission to the Amateur Flower Show is included with Flower Show admission.

 

Special Event – Proven Winners Day 

Learn from a panel of experts! P. Allen Smith, Jack Barnwell, Jamie Durie, and Jon Carloftis will share their collective knowledge with you at lectures throughout the day. Advance reservations required. Includes Flower Show admission.

 

General Admission –

-9:00 am Gates Open

-7:00 Gates Close

 

 

Special Event – Bourbon Tasting – Event starts at 7:00 pm

Join Cincinnati’s favorite mixologist Molly Wellmann and nationally-known garden expert Jon Carloftis for an evening of bourbon tasting and gardening/landscaping inspiration. This first-time event is one you don’t want to miss! Advance reservations required. Includes Flower Show admission

 

 

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Sunday, April 19, 2015

 

Family Day- All Day

Bring the whole family to enjoy all the show has to offer on the final day of the event.

 

Fine Food Show – All Day

What a fun adventure for the food enthusiast!
The Fine Food Show is a fantastic opportunity to sample and purchase a variety of new and interesting foods. We have selected the finest local and regional vendors including many from our own Findlay Market. Visit our “Findlay Market” kitchen featuring daily demonstrations and attend “A Grilling Adventure” with Celebrity Chef, Rob Rainford on Sunday. Click here for all the details.
Admission to the Fine Food Show is included with Flower Show admission

 

Amateur Flower Show – All Day

The Amateur Flower Show is a Flower Show favorite. Marvel at amazing specimens from some of the most talented amateur gardeners in our region. Admission to the Amateur Flower Show is included with Flower Show admission.

 

Special Event: English Afternoon Tea Party – 2:30 pm

Celebrating mothers, daughters and tea enthusiasts of all kinds!

 

Join us for this cherished Flower Show tradition.  Enjoy a charming afternoon tea featuring  sandwiches, scones, and sweets as you sip on tea from Cincinnati’s very own – Churchill’s Fine Teas. This will be an elegant, yet child-friendly tea, and we encourage people of all ages to attend! So don your finest tea party wear, grab your hats, and join us! Savor a traditional afternoon tea and enjoy entertainment and special surprises for all! And, explore the Flower Show before and after! Click here for more information.

Advance reservations required. Includes Flower Show admission

 

General Admission

-9:00 am Gates Open

-6:00 pm Gates Close

 

 

After-Show Plant Sale – 6:00 pm

Purchase your favorite plants and displays after the show closes. Great deals to be had. Admission free after 6:pm

 

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You may purchase general admission or event tickets online on the Ticket page, or call (866) 568-5189.