March marks the start of the pleasant spring season in the US. During this season, the country hosts several events and festivals to celebrate the colourful character of nature. Like every year, during 2016, the US is hosting an array of garden events and flower shows.
If you happen to visit this vast nation during March, you can easily find a show or two in almost every major city. We have compiled a list of three highly popular flower shows to be held in March 2016. Check them out!
San Francisco Flower and Garden Show
This is one of the most popular flower shows in the USA and like always, the San Mateo Event Center is all set to host San Francisco Flower and Garden Show from 16th to 20th March. In this Bay Area show, you would come across full-sized designer showcased gardens spread over an area of five acres. In these gardens, you get an opportunity to take a closer look at floral designs, flowers and learn how to prepare and preserve organic food. Besides, you can also participate in a range of free workshops and seminars that are available for all age groups.
Already voted as one of the Best Spring Floral Festivals in America by Fodor’s Travel, Dallas Blossom is the largest floral festival in the Southwest. In 2016, this floral festival will start on 27th February at Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden and you can enjoy the shows, seminars, and a variety of activities till 10th April. This year, the theme of the festival is The Artistry in Nature and its most prominent highlight will be the exhibits of well-known sculptor Gary Lee Price.
Philadelphia Flower Show
Organised by Pennsylvania Horticulture Society (PHS), Philadelphia Flower Show is the largest indoor flower show in the US. When you visit the Pennsylvania Convention Center between 04th and 13th March, you will be delighted to see that the Philadelphia Flower Show is not just limited to flowers and horticulture. This grand event also features themes such as mountains, hiking trails, Train Garden, and the Butterfly Experience. Visit the Grand Hall at the Convention Centre to enjoy shopping, dining and live music besides participating in wine tasting sessions.