Because plants are jealous of our ability to live indoors, they attempt to infiltrate our finest mansions and universities by slowly climbing stony facades. Visit a place built specifically to contain these floral strivers with today's Groupon: For $14, you get two tickets to the Pacific Orchid Exposition at the Fort Mason Center on Sunday, March 6th, from 10 am to 5 pm (up to a $24 value online and up to a $28 value at the door). Discounted admission is available for seniors ($8 online, $10 at the door) and Children 12 and under get free admission.
The 59th Annual Pacific Orchid Exposition, "Natural Wonders", is a three-day exhibit of ooh's and ahh's at the beauty and wonderment of orchids. On Sunday, March 6th, swoon over more than 150,000 of these fine florets from all over the globe including Cal-Orchid, Haiku Maui Orchids, and Yih-Cheng Orchids as noggins are planted with intriguing information about the charming blossom's complex floral structure, intricate pollination methods, and tactile defenses mechanisms used to avoid petal pulling toddlers. Though from March 4th-6th, orchids of every shape, color, and size will be on display from fully bloomed beauties to pint sized planting seeds, this Groupon is only valid for the final day of the show, from 10 am - 5pm.
The exhibit of Orchidaceaes is hosted by the San Francisco Orchid Society, a non-profit organization that regularly implants the culture and cultivation of orchids into the fertile minds of the community through exhibitions, publications, and secret memory gardening.
- What a beautiful show! Great for the novice as well as the seasoned grower. The displays were fantastic, the staff was knowledgeable and the prices were very fair. There were also informative talks. I would definitely [sic] recommend it! – georgia c., Yelp, 1/22/2009
Buchanan St. and Marina Blvd.
San Francisco, California 94123Get Directions