Photo of the Orchid Dinner in The Plaza ballroom

The Orchid Dinner 2022

An Orchid Oasis in New York City

Thursday, February 24, 2022

The Plaza Hotel


Join The New York Botanical Garden at The Plaza Hotel for one of the most enchanting events of the winter season, The Orchid Dinner. Celebrated floral designer and Orchid Dinner Chair Jeff Leatham will be joined by the most illustrious designers to create wondrous orchid centerpieces. Guests are invited to enjoy cocktails and a sale of exceptional and rare orchids carefully selected by NYBG’s curators, followed by an elegant dinner and dancing. Proceeds from The Orchid Dinner support the Garden’s premier programs in horticulture, botanical research, and children’s education—central to preserving and protecting the plant world.

For additional information, please contact Anita Hall at 914.579.1000 or e-mail If you are unable to attend, please consider making a donation.

Maureen K. Chilton
Whitney and Jonathan Clay
J. Barclay Collins II and Kristina Durr
Jeff Leatham
Cécile Lochard
Jennifer Napier Nolen and Malcolm Nolen
Martha Stewart
Tina and Steven R. Swartz
Edward and Julia Weld

Steele Marcoux
Editor-in-Chief, VERANDA


With appreciation to our sponsors
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Orchid Dinner 2020