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Orchid Extravaganza Season

Orchid Extravaganza

Now–March 24, 2019

Connect with Nature at its Most Serene

Experience the peaceful beauty of winter—inside and out.

Embrace the warmth of a lush sanctuary filled with thousands of vibrant, artfully presented orchids. Lavish Cymbidium dramatically spill from basins, grand Phalaenopsis float overhead, and tiny orchid species make a big impact, among other show-stopping arrangements.

Step outside into a world of stillness, solace, and subtlety. Take a quiet stroll through our outdoor gardens and reflect amid the solitude.

On View Now–March 24, 2019

Timed Admission Tickets Required

Sell Out Likely

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      Upcoming Events

      Thursday, February 21

      Delaware Photographic Society

      Explore a winter exhibit from one of America’s oldest and most respected photographic associations.

      Orchid Extravaganza Sale

      Purchase orchids displayed in Orchid Extravaganza at discounted prices while supplies last.

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

      12:30 pm

      Friday, February 22

      Delaware Photographic Society

      Explore a winter exhibit from one of America’s oldest and most respected photographic associations.

      9:00 am

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

      11:30 am 12:30 pm

      Saturday, February 23

      Delaware Photographic Society

      Explore a winter exhibit from one of America’s oldest and most respected photographic associations.

      9:00 am

      Sunday, February 24

      Delaware Photographic Society

      Explore a winter exhibit from one of America’s oldest and most respected photographic associations.

      9:00 am

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

      11:30 am 12:30 pm

      Curtis Student Recitals

      Experience the stars of tomorrow as they perform solo and chamber music in these pre-graduation recitals.

      1:00 pm

      Monday, February 25

      Delaware Photographic Society

      Explore a winter exhibit from one of America’s oldest and most respected photographic associations.

      9:00 am

      Tuesday, February 26

      Delaware Photographic Society

      Explore a winter exhibit from one of America’s oldest and most respected photographic associations.

      9:00 am

      Wednesday, February 27

      Delaware Photographic Society

      Explore a winter exhibit from one of America’s oldest and most respected photographic associations.

      9:00 am
      Explore our Seasons

      Breathe in the fresh air, watch as the landscape awakens, and relish the beauty of spring in our Gardens.

      March 30–May 5, 2019

      Spectacular events, glorious gardens, live music, special exhibits, and jaw-dropping fountain performances await.

      May 9–September 29, 2019

      From the beauty of our Meadow Garden to children enjoying our Garden Railway, this is one of our liveliest seasons.

      October 3–November 17, 2019

      Organ sing-alongs, strolling carolers, and holiday horticulture fill our Gardens with festive cheer.

      November 22, 2019–January 5, 2020