12th Annual International Orchid Festival at FairchildMarch 7 – 9, 9:30am-4:30pm - Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Miami

Choose from over 10,000 orchid plants from vendors from around the world. Explore the wonder of orchids during the garden workshops and walking tours. Marvel at rare orchid species in the American Orchid Society juried show, presented by the Orchid Society of Coral Gables. Enjoy wonderful food and live entertainment!  Join the Kidway to discover what other tasty treats and products come from the rainforest. They will be educational displays, arts & crafts, face painting and more! The Veranda and Ballroom of the Jean Ellen DuPont Shehan Visitor Center is the site of the Orchid Tea Room which will be open daily during the International Orchid Festival. Come and enjoy a lovely tea, complete with live music, after shopping for your favorite orchids. Guests will be served scones, savories and desserts, as well as several choices of tea, by the delightful garden volunteers. Tea service is from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Orchid Tea Room admission is $27 for members, $37 for non-members and $17 for children 12 and under. For information or reservations, call Marnie Valent at 305-663-8059.

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