March 01, 2024

2024 Preview Party

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Celebrating the power of gardening to advance health and well-being! 

The Preview Party, PHS’s annual fundraiser, takes place Friday, March 1, 2024 at 6:00 pm, with early VIP entry at 5:00 pm.

The PHS Preview Party is the exclusive opening cocktail party for the Philadelphia Flower Show, bringing together world-renowned garden designers and florists, philanthropists, expert and novice plant lovers, and Flower Show fans, for a unique, flower-filled celebration.  

In addition to exclusive early access to the 2024 Philadelphia Flower Show, this year’s Preview Party will feature a joyful cocktail party atmosphere featuring multiple bars, plentiful food stations, and live music performances.  

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Explore the Flower Show exhibits before the show opens.

The Flower Show’s expansive garden wonderland creates a spectacular décor for a truly memorable party – and your ticket purchase helps to expand our impact.  

By attending Preview Party, you support PHS’s year-round mission to advance health and well-being: planting trees, supporting community gardens, greening vacant land, providing free and open green spaces, and training people for green jobs.   

Attire: cocktail, elegant, floral

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Be a part of an annual tradition at the Flower Show.


  • VIP Ticket $1,000 ($725 tax-deductible)
    Early entry to Preview Party with a champagne reception
  • Patron Ticket $750 ($475 tax-deductible)
    Preview Party admission at 6 pm

All tickets include complimentary parking.


  • 5:00 pm - VIP entry and champagne reception, complimentary parking  
  • 6:00 pm - Patron entry, complimentary parking  
  • 6:30 pm - Best in Show awards presentation 
  • 9:00 pm - Event Conclusion 

Special thanks to the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Board of Directors

List as of December 3, 2023.

Robin Potter, Board Chair 
Christine Henisee, Vice Chair 
James Jolinger, Vice Chair  
Sharrieff Ali 
Wilfreta Baugh 
Robert C. Fell 
Rachel Ferraro 
David Fleischner 
Jennifer Jones Gilliam 
Brett Glowacki 
Helen M. Horstmann 
Ann Marshall 
Margaret McCarvill 
Molly K. Morrison 
Patricia Owens 
Gabrielle Paez 
The Honorable Lillian Harris Ransom 
Margaret Sadler 
Regina O’Brien Thomas 
Jason E. Vermillion 
Maria J. Wing 
Kenneth G. Wood 

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Celebrating the power of gardening to advance health and well-being.
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March 01, 2024


6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


VIP Ticket: $1,000  
Patron Ticket: $750