october, 2020

24oct10:00 am4:00 pmMember's Day Celebration10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Event Details

Member’s Day Celebration!
Saturday, October 24, 2020
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Special times for seniors and individuals who identify as vulnerable.
8:00 – 10:00 a.m.

We appreciate our members and want to celebrate all things Native Orchids with you during our Member’s Day Celebration taking place Saturday, October 24.

What’s Happening!

  • Members can purchase beautiful and rare orchids from The Million Orchid Project
  • Our Million Orchid Project Restoration Kit, which includes 32 orchid seedlings and attachment materials, will be available for 50% off regular the price only on October 24 and as an in-Garden purchase.
  • You can join our Million Orchid Project citizen science initiative
  • Plant and Collection Tours and how-to’s with our experts will also take place all day
  • Meet and greet all day by the Garden Director
  • Experience Orchid Music…Florida Native Orchid DNA Sonified.
    • Ten small, self-powered, outdoor player-speaker units, will be arranged in the open-air, projecting music based on the DNA sequence of ten Florida native orchid species.
    • This project is supported by the FETA Foundation, University of Miami, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners.
  • The Virtual Member’s Day Plant Sale orders can be picked up in the Garden on October 24

For individuals who identify as vulnerable we are offering an earlier start time: 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. Please reserve your tickets now. Only individuals who have pre-purchased tickets specifically for this time will be admitted.

Members also enjoy a 30% discount at The Shop at Fairchild (Discount available on one item)


Ticket Rates

Members: Free

Event Ticket Purchase

Buy Tickets -10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Additional Event Ticket Purchase

Buy Tickets – Senior Early Admission 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Ticket and Safety Information

Once you book your tickets, you will receive a separate email with your eticket(s). If you do not receive your tickets, please check your spam or clutter folders. You must present your etickets upon arrival.

Masks and social distancing are required at all times while at Fairchild. When you visit Fairchild, you agree to comply with all safety policies. Any violations may result in guests being asked to depart the Garden. Please read our COVID-19 Policies.