Orchid Festival

Orchid, Garden & Gourmet Food Festival

December 6 & 7, 2014 – 9:00am – 4:00pm

Tickets will also be available at the Welcome Center and new South Entrance Saturday and Sunday
(All tickets are non-refundable)

$12 Members / $15 Non-Members
(Includes Festival and Self-Guided Grounds Tour – self-guided house tours are an additional  $5)
There will be no guided house tours during the festival weekend.

Featuring the 8th Annual Orchid & Exotic Plant Sale. Orchids, Exotics, Tropicals, Herbs, Fruit Trees, Garden Art, Gourmet Food Trucks, Libations, Gardening Lectures, Whole Foods Market Cooking Demos, Orchid Displays, Marando Farms Green Market and Much More!!

Orchid, Garden and Gourmet Food Festival in Fort Lauderdale, Florida


Children 12 & under are Free
No Discounts or Group rates Apply

Event Features:

Orchid Displays – This year’s orchid display vendors include David Orchid Society, Plantation Orchid Society and Sunrise Orchid Society.
Gourmet Food Trucks – Food trucks throughout the property offering edible bites. This year’s food trucks include: Flour Power, 90 Miles to Go Cubarrican Latin Cuisine, Asian Fusion, Ken’s Weenie Wagon, Crazy About Chew and Legends BBQ.
Wine, Beer, Mimosa’s & Bloody Mary’s– Enjoy an invigorating mixture as you wander through the garden.
Orchid and Exotic Plants – Featuring over 40 vendors including tropicals, fruit trees, bamboo, butterfly garden plants and much more.
Orchid Supplies - Vendors to provide all you need to plant and grow orchids.
Garden Art - Attractive and unusual orchid and/or garden related items from several vendors.
Orchid Care Lectures – Saturday – 10:30 Intro to Orchids,  2:00 Basic Orchid Repotting.  Sunday – 10:30 Intro to Orchids, 2:00 Orchid Pests & Diseases.
Cooking Demos – How-to demonstrations on preparing simply holiday deserts from Whole Foods Market. Saturday – 12:00 Raw Fudge & Raw Apple Crisp. Sunday – 12:00 No Bake Cookie Dough Bites & Raw Pear Crisp.
Green Market – Herbs, organic fruit and vegetables and helpful tips on gardening will be available with Marando Farms.
Self-guided Tours of the House and Grounds – Stroll through the grounds and house at your leisure and experience the charm and beauty of the Bonnet House estate.
Rest Areas – Where you can sit and relax in the shade.
The Bonnet House Museum Shop – Near the main house, offers a unique choice of interesting books, jewelry and array of gift items.
Lots of Free parking – The entrance to the parking lot is on N. Birch Road off of Sunrise Blvd. between A1A and the Intracoastal Waterway. Our pedestrian only south entrance is now open.  It is located at 750 Breakers Avenue off of Vista Mar Street.

This year’s vendors include:  Orchid Treasures, Gardens Gone Wire, Quest Orchids, Springwater Orchids, Dan & Margie Orchids, Joe’s Bromeliads, Miller’s Way Orchids, Sly’s Coconut Art, Carib Plants, Hoyaplants.Com, Beautiful Gardens & Bonsai, Pelican Coast Farms, J.G.’S Tropical Plants, Red Hawk Nursery, Owl’s Nest, Peter’s Crotons, Greenhouse Orchids , H & H Bamboo, Decorate With Bamboo, Bactra Design, Honeybeez.Com, Taskease, Plantio La Orquidea, Atizana Inspired, Nature’s Relics, The Plant Store, Oriental Rug Care Company, Fantastic Ferns, Marando Farms, Orchid Hangers Corp., Broward Orchid Supply, Lee Sky Wood Art, Birdssquirrelsn.Com, Zen Orchids & Tropicals, Hang-A-Pot, Rare Fruit & Vegatable Counsel Of Broward, Orchids In Bloom, Faux The Love, Fire Rocks, Lucky Bamboo 4 U.

Thanks to our generous event sponsors for their support:
Whole Foods Market, Broward Orchid Supply, Classical South FloridaWLRN, AroundTown Magazine, C.W. Fischer Electric, American Portable Air Conditioning, Electronic Door-Lift, Inc., Oriental Rug Care, Mike Nucci Painting, Inc. ACA A/C, Inc., Electronic Door-Lift, Inc., Gate Masters, Platinum Tents, Waste Management, Le Club International.