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April 6 & 7, 2024

One of our largest fundraisers of the year!

This Festival welcomes orchid enthusiasts and plant lovers alike to vividly experience – and purchase – diverse, colorful, and fragrant varieties of orchids, tropical plants, herbs, and fruit trees sold by local and international vendors. The two-day event will be taking place from 9 am — 4 pm, rain or shine. Guests will have the opportunity to enjoy orchid and tropical plant displays, food vendors, libations, garden art, orchid care & general gardening lectures, live music, a newly added Tropical Luau Lunch, and much more. 

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Festival Schedule

Saturday April 6, 2024

10:00 am – 11:00 am
The Orchids of Bonnet House. A walking tour of the greenhouses and the orchid collection. Jose Exposito, Bonnet House Orchid Curator and Judge, American Orchid SocietyPurchase Festival Tickets
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
*New* Tropical Luau Lunch on the beautifully decorated Waterfront Veranda. A fully catered affair by Hugh's Catering. Lunch tickets include a delectable buffet, Mai Tais, wine & beer, live Tahitian music and Hula dancers, and access to the house for a leisurely stroll through the rooms and Orchid Display House.Purchase Luau Lunch Tickets
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dr. Martin Motes signing his book "Florida Orchid Growing Month by Month", considered the most detailed and comprehensive guide to growing orchids in South Florida now in its third edition will be available in both English and Spanish. Dr. Motes is regarded as one of the top hybridizers of Vandas in the world and also one of the orchid personalities that was featured in the best selling novel The Orchid Thief by renowned novelist Susan Orlean.

Sunday April 7, 2024

10:00 am – 11:00 am
Growing Orchids on Your Florida Balcony. Barbara Jasko - Orchid volunteer at Bonnet House and hobbyist orchid growerPurchase Festival Tickets
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Poisonous and Invasive Plants of Bonnet House. Geo - Master Gardener and Bonnet House Landscaper
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
*New* Tropical Luau Lunch on the beautifully decorated Waterfront Veranda. A fully catered affair by Hugh's Catering. Lunch tickets include a delectable buffet, Mai Tais, wine & beer, live Tahitian Music and Hula dancers, and access to the house for a leisurely stroll through the rooms and Orchid Display House.Purchase Luau Lunch Tickets
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
TBD
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
TBD
Live Performances at the Allee on the Dry Fountain (Both Days)
9:30 am – 11:30 pm
(Saturday) LeNora Jaye Jazz – (Sunday) LeNora Jaye Jazz
11:30 pm – 1:30 pm
(Saturday) Dezhon Fields – (Sunday) Dezhon Fields
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
(Saturday) Carlos Sosa Saxophone – (Sunday) Carlos Sosa Saxophone
Live performance: Tropical Luau Lunch on the Veranda (Both Days)
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
(Saturday) Dance, Dance Tahiti LUAU – (Sunday) Dance, Dance Tahiti LUAU - Featuring live music and Hula dancing both days!Purchase Luau Lunch Tickets
Thank You to our Sponsors:
Brody & Brody P.A.  |  Mary Copeland & the Hon. Jose Gonzalez Jr.  |  Joe & Nora Dyke  |  Mary Rumy