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Spring Fling: RI Spring Flower & Garden Show

riflowershow2015--22Get an early taste of spring at the RI Spring Flower & Garden Show from February 18th through the 21st at the RI Convention Center!

Wander through the large scale gardens and vignettes at your own pace. Participate in free seminars offered on a first come, first served basis, to learn about topics ranging from classic design for contemporary gardens to planning and planting for sustainable landscapes. Enjoy demonstrations about honey bees, growing roses, organic veggie gardening techniques, and more, plus special chef demos on topics such as pickling, cocktail gardening, and edible flowers. And check out dozens of marketplace vendors throughout the show!

Bring your family to the interactive Kids Adventure Zone on the 5th floor. The Rotunda will host a variety of kids’ activites including face painting, the zoo mobile, a touch tank, and a puppet show. Check the schedule here!

Hours are Thurs, Feb. 18th from 10 am to 7 pm, Fri, Feb. 19th & Sat, Feb. 20th from 10 am to 8 pm, and Sun, Feb. 21st from 10 am to 6 pm. Tickets will be available at and at the Convention Center ticket window during the show.  Single day tickets cost $19 for adults, $17 for AAA members, $16 for seniors and students, and $7 for children ages 7 to 12. Children ages 6 and under are free. After 5 PM, Thurs through Sat, tickets are just $16. Visit for more details.