February 25, 2016 |

A College Student’s Guide to PHS Philadelphia Flower Show


Explore America in a day. Visit the 2016 Philadelphia Flower Show March 5-13 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

The largest flower show in the USA will honor treasured national parks with acres of themed displays, breathtaking imagery and heart-pounding adventure experiences.

Every outdoor enthusiast knows that a successful foray into new territory requires planning, preparation, and the proper how-to guide. Before you embark on your adventure, be sure to read ‘A Survival Guide for the Flower Show Explorer.

Flowers After Hours on March 10th: Bring your friends and enjoy a special evening with live music, National Parks themed Quizzo, and special sips. Student tickets are $20.

Base Camp is the newest feature of the Show! Visit Base Camp in the Grand Hall to find loads of seating and refreshments and an “indoor playground” of attractions including shopping, dining and live music. Outdoor enthusiasts will try out the latest gadgets and techniques for enjoying the great outdoors. The PHS Pop Up Beer Garden will invite guests to enjoy Parks themed cocktails and food, PHS cider and craft beer before making their way back to the Flower Show to explore.

Make & Take: Visit the ultimate crafting center for DIY enthusiasts. Build a terrarium or create your own Mount Rushmore floral headpiece!

“Butterflies Live” is an interactive and educational exhibit created by California’s SkyRiver Butterflies, is inspired by the indigenous environments of America’s national parks. Upon entering the room, guests of all ages will have the chance to roam among and feed the butterflies. The exhibition space is filled with a vast selection of plants and heated to the right temperature to simulate the butterflies’ natural habitat.

For even more activities, check out the Flower Show’s experiences page. Get your tickets here.

Connect with them online at: theflowershow.com, #FlowerShow, @PHSgardening


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