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2014 Newport Flower Shower

  
  
  
  

Flower Show
With Summer in full bloom the greenery is abundant here in Newport.  Arriving for its 19th year as America’s premier flower show, the Newport Preservation Society welcomes guests from near and far to join them for the 2014 Flower Show.  For three days, June 27 to 29, guests will have the opportunity to view some of the most lavish garden displays with a wide Screen Shot 2014 06 20 at 5.35.43 PMvariety of vibrant botanicals from all regions of the world.  Attendants will enjoy Rosecliff’s expansive front lawn, that has been cultivated by the inspired designers, celebrating the Flower Shows theme of, “Journey: Grand Vista’s”. All of the weekend bystanders will have the privilege of viewing beautiful floral exhibits, horticultural entries, garden designs, photography, wonderful shopping experiences and children’s programs. This is one event not to be missed. Bring your friends and family for a wonderful weekend and journey back into the past lives of the titans of the Gilded Age at the Newport Flower Show.  

Free parking and shuttle bus service will be provided to the Newport Flower Show from the Newport Grand parking lot on Admiral Kalbfus Boulevard.

Group rates are available for organized groups of at least 20 people.  Please contact the Group Tour office for additional information:  (401) 847-1000 ext. 150 or Groups@NewportMansions.org.
 

List of Flower show events and rates:

Single Day Admission--Friday, June 27 to Sunday, June 29
Advance Purchase & 
Preservation Society member..............$18
Day of Show                                       
Friday.....................................$25
Saturday or Sunday...................$23

Youth (ages 6-17).....................$6
Children 5 & under......................Free

Opening Night Party--Friday, June 27
Advance purchase through June 13:
Preservation Society members....$145                             
Non-members..........................$170          

After June 13:
Preservation Society members....$160
Non-members..........................$190                 
Be a part of this much-anticipated festive event that kicks off the Newport summer season.  Enjoy a delicious cocktail buffet while reviewing the fresh floral arrangements & horticultural extrvaganzas and shopping at the Oceanside Boutiques and Gardeners' Marketplace.

Authors' Afternoon Tea--Saturday, June 28; 2:30 p.m.....$60 per person

Enjoy the timeless tradition of Afternoon Tea in the heart of the Newport Flower Show.  Set in a tent on the back lawn of Rosecliff, you will be treated to a sampling of savory and sweet delicacies as well as your favored version of tea (iced or hot).  Joining you for tea will be relevant authors who will share newly published books.  Meet with authors and have books signed as you enjoy sharing this elegant moment.  Special guest include: Michael Devine, whose new book, An Invitation to the Garden, a beautiful guide to seasonal entertaining, will publish in April 2014.  Kristin Green, author of Plantiful, a how-to guide for creating an easy, gorgeous garden packed with plants. Bettie Beardon Pardee, introducing her new book, Living Newport: Houses, People, Style

Seating is limited.  Includes Show admission.

Sunday Champagne Brunch--Sunday, June 29; 11:00 a.m.....$75 per person

Enjoy a leisurely start to your Sunday morning with one of America's leaders in style and gardening as you and your friends savor a delicious brunch before taking in the last day of the Show.  What could be more perfect than champagne on the breathtaking grounds of Rosecliff during the Newport Flower Show?Seating is limited.  Includes Show admission.

Enchanted Evening Rose Sponsor--Friday, June 27
Advance purchase through June 13:                                                                     
Preservation Society members...$275
; Non-members...$300

After June 13:
Preservation Society members...$300; Non-members...$325              

Optimize your Opening Night Party experience by signing up to join us, along with your friends, for this special package, featuring a splendid buffet supper and private tented area.
Package includes:
* Admission to the breathtaking outdoor Opening Night Party (6 p.m. to 9 p.m.)
* Admission to the VIP tent for a buffet supper and private bar service (7 p.m. to 10 p.m.)
* Option to reserve table seating for 10 in the VIP tent for you and your friends to enjoy supper together
* Valet parking at Rosecliff during the Opening Night Party

Call for availability, 401-847-1000 ext. 140.

American Beauty Rose Patron--$475 per person

If you would love to spend your weekend at the Newport Flower Show, this is the package for you.  Package includes:
* Three-day Show admission
* A parking pass for free weekend parking at Rosecliff
* Friday early bird shopping (9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.)
* Admission to the breathtaking outdoor Opening Night Party (6 p.m. to 9 p.m.)
* Admission to the VIP tent for a buffet supper and private bar service (7 p.m. to 10 p.m.)
* Option to reerve table seating for 10 in the VIP tent for you and your friends to enjoy supper together
* Valet parking at Rosecliff during the Opening Night Party

Call for availability; 401-847-1000, ext. 140  
 

Friday Lecture/Luncheon            Friday, June 27                12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Luncheon & Lecture........$100
Lecture only..................$50
Looking Over the Garden Fence
P. Allen Smith, Hortus, Ltd.
Garden inspiration through travel.  Who isn't curious about seeing another's garden?  Allen shares insight and anecdotes about the benefits and pleasures of seeing gardens.  Well before Thomas Jefferson's tour of English gardens in 1786, Americans have been fascinated with touring gardens and being inspired by them.  Allen cites examples of "borrowed" ideas and inspiration from iconic gardens that he has enjoyed, and you can too.

Guest have the option of enjoying an elegant luncheon with the speaker by choosing a Luncheon and Lecture ticket, or purchasing a Lecture only ticket.  Includes one-day Show admission.   A book signing will follow.


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