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International Orchid & Garden Festival

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13th Annual International Orchid & Garden Festival
Saturday & Sunday, April 4 & 5, 2020 from 9am – 4pm.

The Festival will allow orchid enthusiasts, and plant lovers in general, the opportunity to vividly experience – and purchase – diverse, colorful and fragrant varieties of orchids, tropical plants, herbs and fruit trees sold by local and for the first time international vendors from Thailand, Malaysia, Ecuador and Hawaii. The orchids and tropical plants, though, are only the beginning. This exciting two-day event will offer something for everyone to enjoy, including orchid and tropical plant displays, food vendors, libations, garden art, orchid care and general gardening lectures, live music and much more!

Vendors interested in participating in the festival, please email [email protected].

The entry fee for the Orchid Festival is $12 and parking is free. Tickets can be purchased at the door or online. Event is rain or shine and all ticket sales are final and non-refundable.  Self-guided house tours are available for an additional $5.

Last Year’s Vendors Included: Bactra Design International, Inc., Best of Thai Orchids, Buddha’s Garden, Carib Plants, Inc., Carmela Orchids, Champagne Graphics, Chic Afrique, Crushable Hats, Inc., Custom Design Landscaping, DAFNI Greek Gourmet, Dan & Margie Orchids, Ecuafloro, Far East Agriculture, Gardino Nursery, Green Valley Orchids, Inc., Greenhouse Orchids, Hoyaplants.com, J & J Plants, Jesse Durko Nursery, John’s Jungle, Karen Eskesen Watercolors, Kazumi Garden, Millers Way Orchids & Nursery, Nature’s Tapestry, O.F. Orchids, OFE International, Orchid Mania, Orchid Treasures, Paddy Cunningham Jams, PCK Orchids, Royal Dutch Ceramics, Shen Yun Performing Arts, Smiley’s Orchids & Greenery, Soroa Orchids, Tropic One Orchids, F. Fin Taco Truck, Alta Vaca Argentinean Grill, Hungarian Cinnamon Rolls, Karts Of All Kinds, Jerk Cuisine.

Special thanks to last year’s sponsors:  Champagne Graphics, Soroa Orchids, Redlands Professional Orchid Growers, Platinum Tents, Brody & Brody P.A., Dianna & Anthony Silvagni, Daniel Clocanas Music, Alibi-Monkey Bar, Pride Steel Band, Shen Yun Performing Arts, 

Bonnet House Orchid Festival

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Featuring the 11th Annual Orchid & Exotic Plant Sale with over 3,000 attendees. Orchids, Exotics, Fruit Trees, Butterfly Garden Plants, Edible Bites, Libations, Garden Art, Lectures, Orchid Displays, Farmer’s Market and Much More!

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Orchid, Garden & Gourmet Food Festival

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Bonnet House Museum & Gardens will be blooming during its Orchid, Garden and Gourmet Food Festival featuring the 7th Annual Orchid and Exotic Plant Sale December 7th and 8th from 9:00am to 4:00pm! With free parking and a $10 entry fee for members and $12 fee for non-members- plant lovers and orchid enthusiasts will have the opportunity to see and buy an exclusive selection of orchids and exotic plants.

In addition to the unique collection of exotic orchids and plants sold by over 40 local vendors, the two-day event will feature gourmet food trucks, libations, orchid care lectures, cooking and gardening demonstrations, a silent auction display, live music and a farmer’s market.

The event will take place Saturday and Sunday, December 7th and 8th from 9:00am to 4:00pm.  The entry fee is $10 for members and $12 for non-members for the fair and grounds and an additional fee of $8 for the self-guided tour through the house. Tickets will be available online at www.bonnethouse.org beginning in October.

Event Features:

Orchid Displays & Silent Auction – Various orchid displays created by the participating vendors will be available for auction.
Gourmet Food Trucks – Food trucks throughout the property offering edible bites.
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.
Lectures – Educational lectures by Home Depot on caring for your garden and how-to demonstrations by Whole Foods Market on preparing healthy meals for the entire family.
Dillard High School Art Exhibit- NatureScapes @ Bonnet House. Beautiful works of art inspired by the Bonnet House Estate will be on display in the newly renovated Island Theater.  Reception scheduled for Sunday, December 8 at 2pm.  Exhibition will run Saturday, December 7, 2013– Sunday, January 5, 2014.
Marando Farms Green Market – Herbs, organic fruit and vegetables and helpful tips on gardening will be available.
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.

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