Photo of the Orchid Dinner in The Plaza ballroom

The Orchid Dinner 2023

Thursday, February 23, 2023

The Plaza Hotel


Cocktails and Sale of Exceptional and Rare Orchids | 6:30 p.m.
Dinner and Dancing | 7:30 p.m.

The New York Botanical Garden will host one of the most enchanting events of the winter season, The Orchid Dinner, at The Plaza Hotel on Thursday, February 23, 2023. Known for its wondrous and inventive orchid centerpieces, The Orchid Dinner celebrates the Garden’s highly acclaimed The Orchid Show. 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 global plant research and conservation initiatives, programs in horticulture, and education for all ages—to help protect Earth’s biodiversity.

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

Maureen K. and Richard L. Chilton, Jr. 

J. Barclay Collins II and Kristina Durr
Ravenel Curry and Jane Moss
Gillian Hearst
Cécile Lochard
Holly and Todd Lowen
Susan and George Matelich
Tina and Steven R. Swartz
Mr. and Mrs. Edward K. Weld

Sara Arno and Kevin Cornish
Lizzie Asher
Charlotte Chilton
Naeem Crawford-Muhammad
Casey Kohlberg
Isabel Leeds
Rebecca Vanyo

Steele Marcoux
Editor-in-Chief, VERANDA

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