Festivals & Fairs Miami-Dade County

11th Annual International Orchid Festival

11th Annual International Orchid FestivalMarch 8 – 10, 9:30am-4:30pm – Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables

Join Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in celebrating all things Orchidaceae – better known as the beloved orchid plant, at the 11th Annual International Orchid Festival. For three days, guests can immerse themselves in a tropical landscape brimming with orchids. Browse more than 10,000 orchid plants on sale from international vendors and learn how to care for them at the gardening workshops and lectures. Travel through the Rainforest to see where orchids originate from and how they grow. Enjoy delicious teas and savory snacks at the Orchid Tea Room, open Friday through Sunday from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. For a truly spectacular sight, visit the Garden House and marvel at the orchid displays presented by the Orchid Society of Coral Gables and juried by the American Orchid Society. Children can learn about how vanilla is made from vanilla orchids at the fun and educational OrKidssection. The Garden House Lawn will be filled with food vendors and live music. Admission to the International Orchid Festival is free for Fairchild members and children 5 and under. For non-members, admission is $25 for adults, $18 for seniors 65 and up, and $12 for children 6-17. Those who walk, bike, or take public transportation receive $5 off adult admission and $2 off child admission. Those with a Military ID have free admission, with $20 for their spouses and $10 for their children.