Chicago Flower & Garden Show

Think spring at the Chicago Flower & Garden Show March 14-22 at Navy Pier and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel!

There is something for everyone at the Chicago Flower & Garden Show! The Kid’s Activity Garden features container gardening (potting party), an interactive bug exhibit, crafts and a large play area! The family can walk the Do Green, Do Good flower area and get lost in brilliant colors and flower perfume! The focus is on sustainability and the benefits of gardening.

Featured gardens of the Chicago Flower & Garden Show include Celtic Heritage Garden, Garden of Weeping Water, Classic Rose Garden, Tulip Splendor, the photography competition gallery and much more! Or enter your own garden photos online! Enjoy Tablescapes, an exhibit of florists and designers featuring floral art for your dining table. The Art of Floral Exhibit offers unique and specially designed floral arrangements and pieces.

The Marketplace will be selling green products and services. Enjoy presentations and seminars with garden experts, academics, and garden center owners. Take part in hands-on workshops and create your own floral and green masterpieces. Watch gourmet chefs from legendary Chicago restaurants create culinary delights using natural and home-grown ingredients.

Navy Pier is located at 600 East Grand Avenue. For tickets and more information, call (312) 595-5282 or buy tickets at www.chicagoflower.com.

Make your Chicago Flower & Garden Show experience more enjoyable by staying at the Chicago Lake Shore Hotel, in historic Hyde Park. Chicago Lake Shore offers free shuttle bus service to and from the Loop area and is close to bus and train services. The Lake Shore Café offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. AND Jazz and seafood buffet, Friday nights.