Pittsburgh Spring Celebrations
Spring Events at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Orchid Show: January 14–March 4
Attend this special annual show to marvel at these elegant and vibrant beauties as they are displayed in all their glory throughout Phipps’ many indoor gardens.
Tropical Forest India Exhibit opens: February 3
Explore Phipps’ brand new Tropical Forest Conservatory exhibit representing one of the most botanically-rich regions of the world.
Spring Flower Show: March 17–April 15
Take a trip around the world at Phipps’ Spring Flower Show, a colorful celebration of vibrant locales and cultures across the globe. Highlights include a Dutch display, presented as part of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s citywide homage to Holland, showcasing the beauty and variety of tulips.
Tropical Forest India Gala: March 17
Join with civic and social leaders, visiting dignitaries and garden revelers to celebrate the debut of Phipps’ new Tropical Forest India exhibit with fine food and live performances against a breathtaking backdrop of lush plant life and representations of several iconic landmarks.
Center for Sustainable Landscapes opens April 2012
See history in the making as Phipps open the doors to the Center for Sustainable Landscapes. Designed to achieve the highest eco-friendly building standards, this new education, research and administration complex is one of the greenest buildings on Earth, featuring beautiful demonstration gardens and more.
Butterfly Forest: April 22–September 3
Like flowers that fly, Phipps’ butterfly residents will enchant nature-lovers of every age.
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
One Schenley Park
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
To learn more, visit: phipps.conservatory.org