Events & Activities

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

Preview Party


The Boston Flower & Garden Show Preview Party is a one-of-a-kind sneak peek at the show when plants are at their freshest and featuring heavy hors d’oeuvres, drinks, raffles, and special live musical performances. This special event is held each year as a benefit for a non-profit partner.

Special Presentations & Booksignings by Nationally-Known Authors & Celebrities


Whether it’s a well-known internet personality, a favorite author or HGTV star, you’ll get to meet them face-to-face at the Flower Show!

Boston Flower Show After Dark

Wednesday through Saturday evenings from 5:00 PM to close
, enjoy special activities like express manicures, painting classes or 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)?

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.

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!