The Filoli Flower Show celebrates both Mother’s Day and the House’s 100th birthday with flower-accented vintage cars, floral arrangements, children’s bouquets, horticultural collections, educational exhibits and garden art. The theme, “California Then and Now (1916-2016),” is expressed through fantastic floral interpretations created by both professional and amateur designers.

On Thursday, May 5th, an Opening Night Preview Party will take place from 5:30-8:00 pm. The Opening Night Party offers a first look at the exhibits, a stroll in the garden as the sun sets and a mixer with the floral designers while enjoying live music, hors d’oeuvres, wine and champagne. On Friday and Saturday, the flower show offers general admission from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm, with optional special teas taking place at 11:00 and 1:30 pm.

During the weekend there is live music and options to pre-order boxed lunches to eat on the tennis court. Sunday (Mother’s Day) has extended show hours from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and also features a special Champagne Brunch, a tradition for many families that visit the flower show year after year!

If you love flowers like we do, you won’t want to miss Filoli’s Centennial Flower Show! Purchase your tickets soon, because they are selling out quickly!

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