Category Archives: Chicago Flower & Garden Show

An Evening in Bloom | Navy Pier

The verdict is in! Punxsutawney Phil, the country’s resident furry weatherman, has declared that spring is on its way. But if you follow Navy Pier, you’ll know this information is old-hat. We announced spring’s arrival months ago and it all starts on March 8 with an “Evening in Bloom,” the exclusive, first look at the…

Calling All Kids!

Are the kids getting cabin fever? Bring the entire family to the Chicago Flower & Garden Show, March 9-17. With its fabulous display gardens, cool kids’ programs, culinary demonstrations, Marketplace suppliers, and all the family fun of Navy Pier, the stroller-friendly Chicago Flower & Garden Show offers a memorable day for toddlers to teens and,…

Chicago Flower & Garden Show Cruises | Navy Pier

Are you a master gardener? Or would you consider yourself more of a novice? Or are you hopeless at growing things, but have a great eye for color? No matter which part of the spectrum you fall, we’ve got the perfect idea for you: hit the open waters this March 9-17 with a Chicago Flower…

Graffiti in the Garden

At the Chicago Flower & Garden Show’s, “The Art of Gardening,” expect more than a lily-laden Monet. Paired with horticulture, Second-City style spray paint, and street art, the show will catch the eyes and spirit of Chicago. Illustration, sculpture, and photography by Chicago artists Emmy Star Brown, Jeffrey Breslow and David Weinberg, will share the…

A Glorious Day for Group-ies!

Looking for a memorable way to spend the day with your friends, family, scout troop, garden group or book club? Through Friday, Feb. 15, discounted group tour packages are available for the 2013 Chicago Flower & Garden Show. Groups of 20 or more will receive $4 off the box office price for each ticket purchased, and…

Spring Buds Early at “Evening in Bloom”

Spring is just around the corner, and the most dazzling way to welcome it is with a tiptoe through the tulips (and thousands of other lovelies) at the 2013 Chicago Flower & Garden Show! This year’s show theme is “The Art of Gardening,” and you could be among the very first to get a sneak…

Chicago Flower & Garden Show | Navy Pier

Sometimes it feels like winter’s never going to end. We’re enchanted by it at first, but once January hits, we’re ready for spring to hurry up already. At the Pier, we love to celebrate all seasons, but there’s a part of us that longs for those warm days spent relaxing on the outdoor patios along…