Parking in and around the Garden may be at capacity for the closing week of The Orchid Show. Public transportation is recommended.
The Orchid Show
Installations by Belgian Floral Artist Daniel Ost
Now in its 16th year, The Orchid Show showcases thousands of dramatically displayed orchids in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory featuring a series of installations crafted by Ost—each a living sculpture that celebrates the complex beauty of these stunning flowers.
Earth Day Celebration
The Orchid Show closes with an Earth Day celebration that highlights NYBG’s central work to save the plants of the world. Meet NYBG scientists and students, join behind-the-scenes tours in the lab, explore the Steere Herbarium, and more.Learn More
Daffodil Celebration and Wine Weekend
Come spring, the Garden is in full bloom, setting the scene for this wine lover’s weekend. Enjoy samplings from more than a dozen New York wineries, listen to live music, and learn about the science behind winemaking along Tulip Tree Allée.Learn More
Weekend & Specialty Plant Sale: May 4–6
Garden Art & Antiques Fair
Enjoy NYBG’s glorious spring spectacle during a weekend-long celebration featuring rare plants, antiques, and art from leading dealers. Throughout the weekend, a newly expanded specialty plant sale features an array of apartment-friendly plants, trees, shrubs, vines, hard-to-find perennials, herbs, and annuals from some of horticulture’s finest growers.Learn More
Learn Something New This Season!
Beginners and advanced students alike can enjoy classes in Botanical Art and Illustration, Floral Design, Gardening, Horticulture, and more!Learn More
It’s Orchid Season! Explore NYBG Shop’s beautiful selection of fine orchids and orchid care products. You will also find Garden-inspired tableware, home decor, stationery, prints, books, and more! Members get 10% off in store and online. All purchases support The New York Botanical Garden.Learn More
Discover the Vanilla Orchid with NYBG Press
Journey into the vanilla-producing agroforests of Madagascar in this new book from NYBG Press, examining the remarkable blend of ethnography, landscape history, and botany behind the world's only culinary orchid.Learn More
WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK
The New York Botanical Garden is an iconic living museum, a major educational institution, and a renowned plant research and conservation organization. Founded in 1891 and now a National Historic Landmark, it is one of the greatest botanical gardens in the world and the largest in any city in the United States, distinguished by the beauty of its diverse landscape and extensive collections and gardens, as well as by the scope and excellence of its multidisciplinary exhibitions and programs.