Ready to give spring a kick start? Be one of the very first to experience the 2014 Chicago Flower & Garden Show in full bloom, the evening before doors open to the public! Get your tickets today for Evening in Bloom – the show’s memorable preview benefit hosted at Navy Pier’s Festival Hall, Friday, March 14 from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Co-hosted by Bob and Nina Mariano, Evening in Bloom offers a chance to mingle in the show’s glorious, vibrant gardens and indulge in tastings from some of Chicago’s most popular restaurants and chefs. Decadent desserts will be served by Eli’s Cheesecake and Chicago Area Retail Baker’s Association along with wines from Kim Crawford, Mark West and Ruffino, plus specialty cocktails by Double Cross Vodka.
Evening in Bloom will “Do Green. Do Good.”, with event proceeds benefitting Chicago Gateway Green, Garden Gallery Studio, Peterson Garden Project, Union League Boys & Girls Clubs and Urban Alliance charities. Tickets are $125 and available online now. You can also order discounted show tickets at www.chicagoflower.com, where groups of 20 or more can receive $4 off the box office price, individual tickets are available with a $2 discount and tickets for kids ages 5 to 12 are only $5.
The Chicago Flower & Garden Show, presented by Mariano’s blooms March 15-23 at Navy Pier with this year’s theme “Do Green. Do Good.” Show hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday and from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Make a date to get out of the cold and hop into spring at the Chicago Flower & Garden Show!