38th Year – Marie Selby Botanical Gardens’ 2019 Orchid Ball



When I have a chance I always recommend Shelby Gardens to my Vintage Taxi customers. Before Carol and I moved to Lakewood Ranch, from Sarasota bay front, we would often take our morning walk thru Selby Gardens…It’s a magical place!

I’m sure  you would enjoy this years Orchid Ball,  hope to see you there.


To purchase tickets to the Orchid Ball, please click the Register button above.

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens’ 2019 Orchid Ball:  Gauguin’s Sunset in Paradise will take place on Saturday, February 9, 2019.

Celebrating its 38th year, the Orchid Ball is a highlight of the Sarasota social season.

Consider attending the 2019 Orchid Ball, where you will also have the honor of experiencing the opening night of Gauguin: Voyage to Paradise with an exclusive preview of the dynamic horticultural interpretation within the Conservatory, the Museum of Botany & the Arts, and the Gardens.

Proceeds from the Orchid Ball support Selby Gardens’ community education programs, international research, conservation, and world-class horticulture displays.  Through your support we hope to create awareness and encourage a passion for Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.

The Orchid Ball begins at half past six in the evening with cocktails under the banyans, followed by dinner and dancing.

When the Orchid Ball ends, the celebration is just beginning!  Join us at the After Party at Michael’s on the Bay from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m.  This exclusive event is available only to Orchid Ball ticket holders.

Black tie attire and sunset-inspired gowns.

Underwriting and sponsorship opportunities available HERE.

Otherwise, call 941-248-3585 for tickets and sponsorship information.

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Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

A tropical, urban oasis featuring unparalleled horticulture displays and a Sarasota bay-front setting.

The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (15 acres, including 9 acres of display gardens) is the only botanical garden in the world dedicated to the display and study of epiphytes, especially orchids and bromeliads, and their canopy ecosystems, with a focus on botany, horticulture and environmental education. Ongoing research and exploration for tropical plants attracts worldwide attention of international scholars and plant enthusiasts. It is located on the grounds of the former home of Marie and William Selby (of the Texaco Oil Company)

GARDEN TOUR    https://selby.org/the-gardens/gardens-highlights/

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