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Chicago Flower & Garden Show Looks to a New Decade

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With a theme of 2020 Focus on Flowers, the Chicago Flower & Garden Show is presented by the nonprofit The Get Growing Foundation from March 18 through 22 at Navy Pier. This year, it’s blooming with new garden exhibits, activities, exclusive plant varieties, nightly Spring Fling events and more.

New additions include a display of floral quilts and quilt-pattern garden of flowers by the American Quilter’s Society; an interactive Illinois & Michigan 1848 Canal Garden exhibit with a rare look at a locktender wife’s garden; and more than 700 plant varieties, including a new exclusive Wave Petunia, unveiled at and only available for purchase at the show.

Along with expert information from the Chicago Park District, University of Illinois Master Gardeners and Forest Preserve District of Cook County, other highlights include floral fashions by local designers, Plant Truck Chicago tours, ideas for small spaces and parkway gardens, and nightly Spring Fling events featuring live music, craft beer, local wineries, distilleries and more. Returning favorites include Potting Parties, the Garden Gourmet stage, free kids activity garden, a horticulture photography competition and the Tablescapes exhibit.

Location: 600 Grand Ave., Chicago. For pricing and more information, visit