Stroll through The Orchid Show in the lush conservatory while music, dance, and unmatched beauty create one of New York City’s most unique and spectacular evening outings.
This year’s exhibition showcases a series of installations crafted by Belgian floral artist Daniel Ost—each a living sculpture celebrating the complex beauty of these stunning flowers. Explore the exhibition after hours and enjoy music and performers with a sea of vibrant orchids cascading behind them.
On April 14, upgrade your experience with the Young Garden Circle Lounge. You’ll gain exclusive access to a private entrance to the Conservatory; an open bar featuring beer, wine, and specialty cocktails; a live DJ; and light bites in an exclusive space in the Conservatory’s stunning Aquatics house. Learn more below.
Non-Member $38 / Member $28 (Adults 21 and over)
Music & Performers
Warm up with fire pits in the Conservatory Plaza, then head into the Conservatory to explore the exhibition. Live performers add extra flair to the stunning displays of orchids, while curated music by DJ X-RAY creates the perfect atmosphere to explore the Conservatory.
Alice Farley’s whimsical Orchid Ladies roam the Conservatory throughout the evening.
Conservatory Plaza Fire Pits
Meet friends and warm up with two fire pits custom designed for NYBG, then grab a cocktail in the Conservatory for a stroll through The Orchid Show.
Curated Music by DJ X-RAY
Known for being a sought-after DJ to the stars, X-RAY has been spinning internationally for over 20 years. His specially curated mix made exclusively for Orchid Evenings sets the scene for a fun, vibrant night out.
Dining & Signature Drinks
Enjoy specialty cocktails like the Dancing Lady—created for Orchid Evenings by Edible Bronx’s head mixologist and refreshments in the Conservatory. Or head to the Hudson Garden Grill for a pre-show meal and light bites.
Upgrade Your Orchid Evening Experience with the Young Garden Circle Lounge
On April 14, Experience Orchid Evenings like a VIP with a private entrance to the Conservatory and skip the line access.
Also enjoy an open bar featuring beer, wine, and specialty cocktails, a live DJ, and light bites in an exclusive space in the Conservatory’s stunning Aquatics house. The Young Garden Circle (YGC) Lounge is brought to you by the YGC Patrons Program, a community of art and garden enthusiasts ages 21-40. Join the YGC today and gain complimentary admission to the YGC Orchid Lounge, in addition to events hosted throughout the year and special member benefits. Learn more about the Young Garden Circle.
Ticket info: $100 per person or join the YGC today and attend for free.
Hours & FAQs
Orchid Evenings are from 6:30–9:30 p.m. You may enter the Conservatory to view The Orchid Show at the entry time indicated on your ticket.
How to Get Here
The Garden is located at Bronx River Parkway and Fordham Road in the Bronx, and is easy to reach by car, subway, bus, and Metro-North. Get directions.
Non-Member $35/Member $25.
Orchid Evenings are for adults 21 and over; Make sure to bring your ID.
Visitor Services Support
For assistance planning your visit, reserving tickets, or to share your feedback about a recent visit, contact the Visitor Services Ticketing Support Hotline.
Telephone: 718.817.8716, seven days a week, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.