Experience Spring through Premier Gardening Exhibition

March 03, 2010

Need to escape this Chicago winter? Love the theater? Head down to Navy Pier from Saturday, March 6 through Sunday, March 14 for the 2010 Chicago Flower & Garden Show.

“Cultivating Great Performances” focuses on Chicago as a theater town. Each design came from the creative minds of those from the Goodman Theatre, the Lookingglass Theatre and the Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Garden professionals took those designs and married together the drama of the stage with the beauty of horticulture.

Designed for all from professionals to those lacking a green thumb, this year’s show features 25 garden displays as well as a vendor Marketplace with more than 125 exhibitors full of services and products relating to gardening and green living.

Terry Guen and her team, who put together the Lurie Garden and other aspects of Millenium Park, designed this year’s new floor plan as a streetscape, complete with a winding boulevard and cul de sacs throughout.

When: Saturday, March 6 to Sunday, March 14

Hours: Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago

Admission: Weekdays: Adults $15; Children $5. Weekends: Adults $17; Children $5


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