Colorful orchids in the Conservatory

For Members

Members can view The Orchid Show for free during normal Garden hours. Tickets can be reserved in advance online or retrieve at any ticket window upon arrival.

Valid Guest Passes are accepted throughout The Orchid Show exhibition for daytime visit with active Member ID. Guest passes must be redeemed at a ticket window and cannot be reserved online in advance.

  1. Members-Only Preview Day Schedule

    March 2; 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

    Member benefits on Members-Only Preview Day:

    • Free parking with a valid Member ID
    • 20% off all purchases at NYBG Shop
    • 15% off all dining
    • Up to four discounted tickets for friends and family

    Roaming Orchid Guides
    Conservatory
    10 a.m.–4 p.m.

    Garden guides highlight parts of the permanent collection and special exhibition to add insight to your experience of The Orchid Show. They will provide an in-depth look at rate and extraordinary orchid specimens on display.

    Orchid Care Demonstrations: Easy Orchid Care
    Garden Terrace Room Foyer
    11 a.m. & 1 p.m.

    Join us for a discussion of some of the easiest orchids to grow in your home. Discover the best varieties to grow and learn basic maintenance routines so that your orchids thrive and flower for years.

    Orchid Expert Q&A
    NYBG Shop
    1:30–4:30 p.m.

    Gardening and orchid experts share their best secrets and explain the simple steps to healthy plants as they help you choose the right plant for your home.

  2. Member Days

    March 3 & 24; April 8;
    10 a.m.–6 p.m.

    Member benefits on Member Days:

    • Free parking with a valid Member ID
    • 20% off all purchases at NYBG Shop
    • 15% off all dining
    • Up to four discounted tickets for friends and family

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