Events & Activities

The Boston Flower & Garden Show is filled with fun activities for the whole family! Keep checking back to watch this year’s features unfold!

Preview Party


The Boston Flower & Garden Show Preview Party is a one of a kind event happening on Tuesday, March 10th! Benefiting The Genesis Foundation for Children, it includes heavy hors d’oeuvres, drinks, raffles, and a special live performance by JOHN.k!

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Booksigning & Presentation with Bryan Rafanelli

Join us in the Lecture Hall on Thursday, March 12 at 12:30 for A Great Party – Designing the Perfect Celebration, a booksigning and presentation by Boston’s Premier Event Planner, Bryan Rafanelli, author and founder of Rafanelli Events

Boston Flower Show After Dark

Wednesday through Saturday evenings from 5:00 PM to close, enjoy special activities like express manicures and hands-on planting and flower arranging activities. And did you know you can get $5 off admission when you enter the show after 5pm (Wednesday – Saturday).

ManiPro – Wednesday, March 11th: 4-7pm

Flower Arranging with Alice’s Table

We’ve teamed up with Alice’s Table to offer two exclusive workshops for floral design enthusiasts at the Boston Flower Show on Friday, March 13th and Saturday, March 14th. Grab a flower friend or a garden gal or guy and learn the art of flower arranging. We’ll bring the aprons and the flowers, you can bring your aptitude for everything green! Take home your own gorgeous arrangement in a vase after checking out the region’s largest Flower Show for ideas, inspiration and bargains on all your spring gardening projects. Please note: the price of the workshop does not include Show admission – you must also purchase an admission ticket

Click here to register for the Alice’s Table Workshop on Friday, March 13th at 6:30pm
Click here to register for the Alice’s Table Workshop on Saturday, March 14th at 6:30pm

Lectures and Demonstrations

A full roster of gardening, cooking and floral design demonstrations and in-depth lectures is planned for every day of the show. Join national experts, garden authors, local nursery managers and landscapers, Master Gardeners and our knowledgeable exhibitors for a diverse range of topics.

Click here for this year’s schedule!

The Whoo(pie) Wagon

If you have a love for flowers and a sweet tooth, than join us when The Whoopie Wagon rolls into the Boston Flower Show on Sunday, March 15th from 12pm – 2pm for hands on demos, showing you how to turn your whoopie pies into works of delicious, edible floral art!

Ask The Experts Pavilion

Check out this popular Info Center where you can ask all your vexing gardening questions, get advice for the coming season and pick up info sheets on popular topics. If you need help identifying a plant, feel free to bring in a cutting or a photo! Horticultural organizations will be there throughout the week to dispense their specialized knowledge and promote awareness of the region’s rich horticultural offerings.

Stay tuned for the full schedule!

People’s Choice Awards

In addition to the panels of horticulture luminaries who judge the Boston Flower & Garden Show’s professional garden displays for prestigious awards, visitors to the show on its first two days get to cast their votes for their favorite garden in the important People’s Choice Award balloting!