Date(s) - 05/08/2014 - 05/11/2014
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Filoli Historic House and Garden
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The Opening Night Preview Party will be on Thursday, May 8 from 5:30pm to 8pm.
This year, Filoli celebrates its 26th Anniversary of their Flower Show Fundraiser, which has become a premiere event in the San Francisco Bay Area on Mother’s Day Weekend. The Flower Show theme this year is “Broadway in Bloom”. Visitors will enjoy viewing floral interpretations, elegant table settings and garden vignettes created by more than 70 designers who are inspired by this theme.
In addition to the many professional, amateur and children exhibitors highlighting their talents and creativity throughout the Historic House and renowned formal Garden, there will also be nurseries, garden clubs and horticulturalists from all over California participating. Special Teas, Champagne Brunches, Boxed Lunches, Flower Chats and Musical Performances also mark this event. The Garden will be at its peak bloom as visitors can discover many new surprises throughout the estate.
The Opening Night Preview Party will be on Thursday, May 8 from 5:30pm to 8pm. Visitors can meet with the designers themselves while viewing their imaginative exhibits and will also be able to experience the Garden at dusk while enjoying catered hors d’oeuvres, wine, champagne, beverages and live music.
The historic Greenhouses will also be open to visitors Friday through Sunday where plants that have been in the Filoli collection since 1920 can be viewed. There will be live music and educational exhibitors everyday and Garden Information Docents will be on hand to answer questions about Filoli, as well as guests’ questions about their own home gardens. Flower Chats take place on Friday and Saturday at 1pm.
Tickets are available for a Special Tea on Friday, May 9 and Saturday, May 10 with seatings at 11am and 1pm. Champagne is served at the 1pm. Teas on Friday and Saturday.
The celebrated Filoli Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch takes place on Sunday, May 11 at 10:30am, 12pm and 1:30pm. Tea and Brunch tickets include admission to the Flower Show and Garden.
Please Note: Thursday, May 8 the House will be closed to visitors in preparation for the Flower Show. Adult general admission to the Garden only will be $10.00 (free for children) from 10am to 3:30pm with the last admission at 2:30pm.
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