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Chicago Flower & Garden Show FLOWERTALES: Every Garden Has a Story

Flower Show Productions, Inc.

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Join us for our charity sneak peek event, Evening in Bloom - Click HERE



In 2018, the Flower Show has partnered with Bernie’s Book Bank, a non-profit organization whose mission is to increase book ownership among at-risk children throughout Chicagoland. Bernie’s Book Bank will help set the tone for an expanded show (in a shorter time frame), including an all-new floorplan and entrance!


“FLOWERTALES: Every Garden Has a Story to Tell,” has the creators of the Show's 23 gardens interpreting the unique role flowers, plants and gardens play in the stories of our lives and literature, from Wednesday, March 14 through Sunday, March 18, 2018, in Festival Halls A & B at Navy Pier. 


In addition to the inspiring landscapes and garden vignettes - the show features:
  • The Get Growing Education Series - A continued focus on educational, interactive workshops and seminars by leading industry professionals - Including the very popular POTTING PARTY the container garden make & take workshop -- sign up when you arrive 4-workshops daily
  • Garden Gourmet Stage Culinary demonstrations by top Chefs 
  • Kids' Activity Garden - FREE Hands-on fun and learning for future gardeners - plus a live butterfly exhibit and animals from the Racine Zoo
  • Photography Competition – A judged exhibit by more than 150 amateur photographers
  • Tablescapes Exhibit  - Cutting-edge ideas for the dining table presented by leading interior and floral designers
  • The Home & Garden Marketplace - A shopper’s paradise with exhibitors of green-industry and related goods and services
  • Regional Cake Decorating Competition - The region's top bakers will compete and design awe-inspiring cakes - Sunday, March 18
  • Floral Design CompetitionFloral designers from around the region compete in an "Iron Chef-Style" competition - Friday, March 16
  • Wedding Expo - Join Chicago Style Weddings magazine as they showcase trends and vendors for your wedding - Thursday, March 15 (4p - 8p). 
  • Evening in Bloom  - a charity VIP preview event that provides a sneak peek of the Flower & Garden Show prior to opening to the public.  Flowers, Food & Fashion!  Tuesday, March 13, 2018.


Interested in bringing a group? We are happy to offer discounts for bundle ticket purchases!

For bundle purchases of 15 or more tickets, click here or call 773-327-3778.

For every 15 tickets purchased, your group will receive one free ticket!



Wednesday, March 14 - Saturday, March 17 – 10:00AM8:00PM

Sunday, March 18 – 10:00AM - 6:00PM



Book a Hotel Stay for the Show!


Why not spend the night and enjoy a few days in downtown Chicago? You are invited to join the fun at 2018's annual celebration of Spring! Thousands and thousands of flowers and plants with all their rich colors, fragrances and textures. Free educational seminars and hands-on workshops for all gardening levels, culinary demonstrations, FREE kids activities and shopping in our Home & Garden Marketplace.



Have questions about Chicago Flower & Garden Show FLOWERTALES: Every Garden Has a Story? Contact Flower Show Productions, Inc.


Navy Pier
600 East Grand Avenue
Festival Hall A & B
Chicago, IL 60611


Flower Show Productions, Inc.

The Chicago Flower & Garden Show is produced by Flower Show Productions in collaboration with the Get Growing Foundation - a non-profit organization dedicated to cultivating the next generation of gardeners.  

Flower Show Productions plans, organizes and produces events that are stimulating, inspiring and provide a public benefit, allowing people to come together and have fun on a grand scale.

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