Orchid Garden at Fairchild

When: Friday, March 13, 2020 - Sunday, March 15, 2020

 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Join us for three days of beauty and adventure!

• Thousands of beautiful orchids for purchase
• Orchid show and display presented by the Orchid Society of Coral Gables
• Orchid lectures and DIY demos
• Visit the National Orchid Garden
• Learn about The Million Orchid Project
• Kids hands-on fun & adventures
• Up-close butterfly releases
• Botanical inspired craft cocktails at the Orchid Bar
• The Orchid Pop-Up Eatery
• Frozen treats at the Children’s Garden
• Grow endangered orchids in the STEMLab

Admission Pricing

The Orchid Garden is included with the price of admission to the Garden. 
Free for Fairchild Members
Adults: $25
Seniors (age 65 and up): $18
Children (ages 6-17): $12
Free for children 5 and younger

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Convert your admission into a Fairchild Membership during the event

We're sure you'll enjoy your the Orchid Garden and your visit to the Garden, so we've made it easy for you to apply the price of your admission toward a membership on the day of your visit. Any of our friendly admission personnel can assist you during your visit. Click here to learn about becoming a member.

What to Do All Weekend!

Orchid Show & Exhibition - Garden House 

Marvel at dazzling displays and award-winning orchids, presented by the Orchid Society of Coral Gables 








Orchid Odyssey - Rainforest 
Experience beautiful displays of orchids, nestled throughout the rainforest. 

The Million Orchid Project STEMLab
Climb aboard the STEMLab, Fairchild's state-of-the-art mobile botanical micropropagation laboratory and learn how to propagate rare and endangered orchids of South Florida as part of Fairchild's Million Orchid Project. While on board, join our conservation team by assisting in the process of "deflasking" orchid seedlings and take a closer look at orchid seeds under microscopes to understand why they have become so rare in our community. And, don't miss the opporutnity to take home your own orchid seedling kit! 

OrKids Learning Stations
Learn about the important research students from Fairchild's own Botany Magnet High School, BioTECH @ Richmond, are conducting in the Garden. 
• Native Butterfly Garden - learn about how native butterflies interact with their hosts 
• Bailey Palm Glade - learn about the impact of Hurricane Irma on our lakes 
• Science Village Labs - learn how 10th grade students are experimenting with different growth mediums to grow endangered orchids 

Lectures - Corbin Classrom A  

Friday, March 13 


Saturday, March 14


Sunday, March 15


Watch Fairchild staff explain how to simply repot orchids:

Orchid Vendors

B.L. Orchids, Carib Plants Inc., Dan and Margie Orchids, Greenhouse Orchids, Krull Smith Landscape, Mac's Orchids, Motes OrchidsOdom's Orchids Inc, Orchids in Bloom, PCK Orchids, Pelican Coast Farms, Plantio La OrquideaQuest Orchids Inc., Ritter Tropic Orchids, Stelmar Gardens Inc., Smiley's Orchids & GreenerySo Orchids, Soroa Orchids Inc., Springwater Orchids

Marketplace Vendors

A Touch of Ecuador, Anhinga Clay Studios, Atizana Inspired, Bactra, BirdsSquirrelsN.comBroward Orchid SupplyCandles by Fatima, Chic AfriqueCrushable Seagrass HatsDafni Greek GourmetDavid Young Art, Emilio Robba, Fossil Lamps, Gardens Gone Wire, Gloria Janell, Gringa FlanIndigo Instinct, Johns Jungle, Kreative Gardens Inc., Maddies Hatbox, Marche Provence, Miguel Bode Honey, Monecristi Arts, Nancy Reyna Fine ArtNomad Soul Designs, OFE Orchid Supplies, Orchid Hanger, Orchid TreasuresPianta Studio

Don't forget your Orchid Garden t-shirt & tote, artwork courtesy of artist Laurie Richardson.

Food Vendors  

Cinnamon Horn RollsCrepemaker, Dutch Magic, Gerbaud Bakery, Greek Food, It's So Cheesy, Karts of all Kinds, M&R Caribbean Conch, Native Conch, Victoria's Flavors Unlimited

Travel Information

Fairchild is located in Coral Gables, Florida, about 10 miles south of Miami International Airport; detailed driving directions can be found here. Nearby hotels include Hotel Indigo (call hotel for discounted rate and shuttle service offered to Fairchild guests); Sonesta Coconut GroveThe Biltmore Hotel; and the Miami Marriott Dadeland.

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Note: To ensure the safety of our guests, there will be no tram tours during this event.