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Experience a fete among the flowers

What This 21+ garden party features spirits from Wigle Whiskey, food from Cafe Phipps and treats from Bella Christie and Lil’ Z’s Sweet Boutique. After dark at "Not Your Parents' Garden Party," Phipps will transform into a dance club with a live DJ and a chance to explore the Conservatory's sparkling SUPER. NATURAL. Glass Art show.
Where Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens at 1 Schenley Park (Squirrel Hill)
When September 14, 2017 at 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
How much $25 | $15 for members of Phipps or Pittsburgh Young Professionals

Celebrate Homewood’s cuisine at the Good Food Festival

What The Homewood Good Food Festival will celebrate food grown and prepared in Homewood. Phipps Conservatory is hosting the party, which will offer samples from local restaurants, discussions with local farmers, live music and children's activities. Food vendors include Dream BBQ, Showcase BBQ, Honey Bees Restaurant & Catering and Jackie Kennedy Catering.
Where 7100 block of Kelly Street at Between North Lang Ave. and Nadir Way (Homewood)
When September 9, 2017 at 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
How much Free

Get everything green you need for spring at Phipps

What For the 81st time, Phipps is hosting its May Market plant sale. Dozens of vendors will be on hand to sell plants, soil, tools, body products and more. Some vendors accept only cash. Phipps' admission is 50 percent off Friday during market hours.
Where Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens at 1 Schenley Drive (Oakland)
When May 12, 2017 at 9:30 am to 7:00 pm
How much Free

See the future … today!

What FutureFest 2017 offers a glimpse into tomorrow through demonstrations, an electric vehicle showcase, an eco-friendly marketplace and more. There will also be music and food trucks Cool Beans and Randita's Cafe, as well as Phipps Café. Admission to Phipps is 50 percent off during the festival.
Where Front lawn of Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens at 1 Schenley Drive (Oakland)
When April 29, 2017 at 10:00 am to 3:30 pm
How much Free

Take home part of the Phipps’ Spring Flower Show

What Want to bring a piece of the Phipps' Spring Flower Show into your own garden? The conservancy is holding its annual used bulb sale, where you can grab two pots worth of hyacinths, daffodils and lilies bulbs for $5. Orchids from the show will also be available for purchase.
Where Phipps Conservancy's Outdoor Garden at 1 Schenley Park (Oakland)
When April 15, 2017 at 9:30 am to 11:30 am

An ‘orchid extravaganza​’ in Shadyside

What The Orchid Society of Western Pennsylvania is hosting an "orchid extravaganza" this weekend, and it's free and open to the public. See prize-winning flowers and purchase one from a vendor. (Later: Try not to kill it.) Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where Phipps Garden Center at 1059 Shady Ave. (Shadyside)
When March 18, 2017 at 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
How much Free

Learn about herbs, avoid the flu

What No one wants the flu. That's why Una Biologicals is hosting a class at the Phipps' Garden Center on herbs that promote health during the winter.
Where Phipps Conservatory Garden Center at 1059 Shady Ave. (Point Breeze)
When January 26, 2017 at 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
How much $30

The history of the Phipps in photos

What The Phipps puts more than 120 years of history on display. For one day, photos from between 1893 and 2016 can be viewed around the conservatory. Docents will be on hand to talk about the rooms and the Phipps' history.
Where Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens at One Schenley Drive (Oakland)
When November 11, 2016 at 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm
How much Free with admission