New York Spring Flower Shows and Festivals

New York is in full bloom! Celebrate spring at these flower, garden, and outdoor festivals.

Capital District Garden and Flower Show (Capital-Saratoga)WMDesignScapes Water Feature Photo Courtesy Capital District Garden & Flower Show

Every March, this event features more than 100 garden and floral exhibits in the Floral Design Competition spotlighting the creativity, beauty, and design behind spring flowers. Enjoy garden tips and trends, demonstrations, NYS wine tastings, and food in the Garden Cafe. Plants, bulbs, flowers, and seeds are available for sale so you’ll be able to grow your own beautiful spring garden! In 2019, this event runs March 22–24.

Macy’s Flower Show (New York City)

Head to New York City’s Herald Square for gorgeously bright floral arrangements at the annual Macy’s Flower Show. From March 24 to April 7, 2019, enjoy more than 5,000 plants, family-friendly activities, celebrity appearances, and floral, food, and fashion demonstrations in celebration of spring. 2019’s theme is “Journey to Paradisios, Operation: Inspiration” and follows the tale of Space Flight Director Lucy Ryder through the cosmos.

Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival at Brooklyn Botanic Garden (New York City)

New York City’s rite of spring, the cherry blossom trees bloom in Brooklyn Botanic Garden typically from April to mid-May. The weekend of April 27–28, 2019 is the annual Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival, celebrating the Japanese tradition of cherishing cherry blossom season. Stroll under a fragrant canopy of cherry trees, see blossom-inspired artwork in the gallery, savor Japanese specialties at the terrace

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