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Wear layers - it's warm in the conservatory with the orchids!
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Metro North makes it such an easy trip!
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Head over to Arthur Ave. before or after.
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It's warm in the greenhouses so wear some light layers. No coat check.
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Parking is $15!!!
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Food's pricey in the cafe but delicious nonetheless.
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4.6 average rating
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53 events
36 reviews
3 stars
attended Mar 29 2013

The flowers were beautiful and the location was great. Loved the gardens but especially the Childrens garden. My nieces loved all the places to play and explore

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5 reviews
22 stars
attended Apr 02 2013

The arrangement of the orchid presentation was beautiful!
The place is so convenient to get to from Grand Central it's a nice event to make a day out of. All the... continued

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13 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 17 2014

Fine. Show always nice shot of spring. However paid $17 for tkt via Goldstar and had to choose specific date. Could have bought at garden for only $18 (senior rate) and... continued

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Website

http://www.nybg.org/exhibitions/2014/orchid-show/about.php

Description

Visit the New York Botanical Garden website for more about the show.

*April 15-21, 2014: Culinary Kids Food Festival

As part of the Garden’s Edible Academy initiative, take part in a food festival celebrating the relationships among plants, farms and your favorite foods. Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden staff and the culinary team, Growing Chefs, will be on hand offering cooking demonstrations, recipes and hands-on activities, with plenty of music and tastings to add to the fun. The daily 1 p.m. cooking demonstration will feature kid-friendly recipes and tasty samples, while local chefs will share tips and recipes. Your _Orchid Show _tickets include entry into the festival.

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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.