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The New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Blvd Bronx, NY 10458
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Be sure to stop in the Café on your way in or out for live music and a drink/bite.
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8 reviews
30 stars
attended Apr 12 2013

Come earlier especially if you want to take pics with the flowers and setting!!!! The drinks are strong and great! I love orchids - well flowers in general - and you get to see these beautiful orchids of all different kind. It does get pack...continued

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attended Apr 19 2013

I really enjoyed the Orchid Evening event at the NY Botanical Garden, the event was romantic, experiencing the garden in the evening has a different vibe than in the day time. The complimentary cocktails flowed throughout the evening, the DJ...continued

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attended Apr 05 2014

The evening was everything the promos said it would be. Very romantic - one of the rooms was quite crowded so we stayed in the more secluded areas. There were alot of people, but not where you felt crushed or anything and it was possible to find...continued

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You must be age 21 and older to attend this event.

This offer includes one complimentary cocktail and special dinner offers at the New York Botanical Garden restaurant partners on Little Italy’s Arthur Avenue and beyond.

There is a cash bar on the premises, and snacks will be available for purchase.

About The Orchid Show: Key West Contemporary

Step out of the bustling city and into the Florida Keys, where the dramatic beauty of a flourishing tropical garden is amplified by vibrant architecture that recalls this particular island’s charm and ambience. The Enid A. Haupt Conservatory’s sprawling glasshouse galleries are transformed into a modernist Key West estate garden bloom among still, geometric reflecting pools, soaring angular pergolas and sleek benches.

Cocktail Partner and Complimentary Cocktail on Each Date:


March 15, 2014: Courtesy of Cooper Spirits  *

The Desert Sun cocktail evokes the colors of an afternoon sunset and combines the rich berry flavors of Creme Yvette with the smoky character of mescal which are brightened by a splash of tart lime juice.   


March 22 & 29, 2014 *

The Pomegranate Sparkler invites you to toast your night with a festive, ruby-red twist on the classic mimosa. The tart sweetness of pomegranate perfectly counterpoints rich orange and prosecco notes, yielding a complex and delightful potable. The combination of fruits subtly suggests the romance of an exotic getaway, such as Key West!   


April 5, 2014: Courtesy of Prohibition Distillery * 

The Key West Lemonade will titillate your senses with its blend of tart homemade lemonade, super-premium Bootlegger 21 New York Vodka, a splash of seltzer, a dash of simple syrup and a sprig of fresh mint.   


April 12, 2014: Courtesy of Tuthilltown Spirits *

The Backyard Collins embodies the simple pleasures of a day at the beach. A sparkling blend of Half Moon gin, basil syrup, Basement Bitters, and a splash of seltzer, finished with a refreshing slice of cucumber.   


April 18, 2014: Courtesy of Russian Diamond Vodka *

The Diamond Spring Spritz is a refreshing blend of Russian Diamond Vodka and freshly squeezed lemon and lime juices, sweetened with organic agave nectar and topped off with a splash of sparkling wine, a dash of Blue J Syrup, and a sprig of spring mint.   


April 19, 2014: Courtesy of Cooper Spirits * 

The Yvette Cup is a perfect fruity, herbal, and botanical blend of a cocktail. Ginger, cucumber and mint are muddled and topped off with gin and Crème Yvette with a squeeze of lime. 

About the DJs 

March 15 & 22, 2014: Tim Michaels 

From the first time he heard the sounds of a radio in his hospital incubator, DJ TMIC (Tim Michaels) knew that music would be an important part of his life journey. An accomplished jazz guitarist and graduate of the Manhattan School of Music, TMIC turned to the wheels of steel in college where his exposure to hip hop and electronic music naturally led to DJing. His first foray into the art form came in 2005 when TMIC worked at the famed Bush Radio in Cape Town, South Africa, acquiring an appreciation for the city’s diverse hip-hop, deep house and Kwaito scene.   


March 29 & April 18, 2014: Ayesha Adamo* 

Ayesha Adamo has DJed in clubs across the globe. Her first DJ mix CD release was a boxed set for the Muzik Boutique series on Highnote Records Asia. Ayesha primarily spins electronic music of the underground EDM persuasion. Her live mixes can be found on Soundscloud.   


April 5, 12 & 19, 2014: Julio Pezua *

Born in Peru and raised in New York, DJ Julio has become a sought-after NYC DJ known for his never-ending diverse playlists and engaging persona at the turntables. Julio is a DJ and photographer, renowned for his diverse range of artists and styles in his sets. He’s continuously exploring a dialogue between traditional world and electronic music — his two strongest musical influences. 

About the Ticket Supplier: The New York Botanical Garden

The New York Botanical Garden is a museum of plants, an educational institution, and a scientific research organization. Founded in 1891 and now a National Historic Landmark, it is one of the greatest botanical gardens in the world and the largest in any city in the United States, distinguished by the beauty of its diverse landscape and extensive collections and gardens, as well as by the scope and excellence of its programs in horticulture, education, and science.

The Botanical Garden's curated living collections contain more than 1 million plants; its Continuing Education program is the largest and most diverse of any botanical garden in the world; its Children's Education program has been a pioneer in innovative, informal science discovery facilities and activities; and its scientific research on plants and fungi is unmatched in scope, depth, and authority.

The Garden offers a sweeping 250-acre landscape, 50 curated display gardens, an expansive 50-acre native Forest, and a wealth of programs, exhibitions, and activities for visitors to enjoy. The grounds display masterpieces, some dating to the 1840s, by many of the nation's most accomplished architects and designers, both past and contemporary. The Botanical Garden's innovative programs, unparalleled resources, and talented staff are rivaled by few and exceeded by none.