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{{toplink|url=http://theflowershow.com/|name=theflowershow.com}}[[File:PhilaFlowerShow.jpg|300px|thumb|right|A Philadelphia Flower Show exhibit.]]The '''PHS Philadelphia Flower Show''' is the nation's largest and longest-running horticultural event and features '''stunning displays by the world’s premier floral and landscape designers'''. Started in 1829 by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, the show introduces diverse and sustainable plant varieties and garden and design concepts. In addition to the major garden displays, the Flower Show hosts world-renowned competitions in horticulture and artistic floral arranging, gardening presentations and demonstrations, special events, and the citywide Bloom Philly pre-Show celebration. The Philadelphia Flower Show has been honored as the best event in the world by the International Festivals & Events Association, competing with events such as the Kentucky Derby Festival, Tournament of Roses Parade, Indianapolis 500 Festival, and other international celebrations.
  
The PHS '''Philadelphia Flower Show''', a program of the [[Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS)|Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS)]] is an annual event that was first held in 1829 in an 82-by-69-foot building called Masonic Hall on Chestnut Street. Twenty-five PHS members showed off their horticultural treasures, including a variety of exotic and native plants.
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''Note:''  The above descriptive information came from the event's [http://theflowershow.com/about/ About] page.
 
 
In 1966, the Show was presented in the lower level of the Civic Center and, in 1968, the PHS became the official producer. The Flower Show remained in the Civic Center until 1996, when it moved to its current location at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. In this Center City venue, the Show encompasses 33 indoor acres, with exhibit space taking up 10 acres of the main exhibit hall. The Show now entertains more than 265,000 people each year.  
 
  
 
==In The News==
 
==In The News==
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*[http://www.phillyrecord.com/2020/01/flower-show-is-bound-for-the-riviera/ Flower Show is bound for the Riviera], Philadelphia Public Record, January 23, 2020.
 
*[http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-03-15/how-do-you-fight-poverty-with-the-world-s-biggest-flower-show How Do You Fight Poverty? With the World's Biggest Flower Show], Bloomberg, March 15, 2016.
 
*[http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-03-15/how-do-you-fight-poverty-with-the-world-s-biggest-flower-show How Do You Fight Poverty? With the World's Biggest Flower Show], Bloomberg, March 15, 2016.
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==Info==
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*Facebook:&nbsp;[http://www.facebook.com/theflowershow theflowershow]
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*Twitter:&nbsp;[http://twitter.com/philaflowershow @philaflowershow]
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*Volunteer:&nbsp;[http://theflowershow.com/get-involved/volunteer-at-the-flower-show/ Become a Volunteer]
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==See Also==
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*[[Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS)]]
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[[Contact Email::PHS-info@pennhort.org| ]]

Latest revision as of 13:57, 16 April 2020

theflowershow.com

A Philadelphia Flower Show exhibit.

The PHS Philadelphia Flower Show is the nation's largest and longest-running horticultural event and features stunning displays by the world’s premier floral and landscape designers. Started in 1829 by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, the show introduces diverse and sustainable plant varieties and garden and design concepts. In addition to the major garden displays, the Flower Show hosts world-renowned competitions in horticulture and artistic floral arranging, gardening presentations and demonstrations, special events, and the citywide Bloom Philly pre-Show celebration. The Philadelphia Flower Show has been honored as the best event in the world by the International Festivals & Events Association, competing with events such as the Kentucky Derby Festival, Tournament of Roses Parade, Indianapolis 500 Festival, and other international celebrations.

Note:  The above descriptive information came from the event's About page.

In The News

Info

See Also