Be first to see the dazzling Show Gardens at the Opening Night Party, on Tuesday, February 4, 2014, the evening before the Show’s public opening. The Opening Night Party at the Show benefits the Arboretum Foundation, one of Seattle’s oldest non-profit organizations, providing support for Seattle’s internationally renowned 230-acre Washington Park Arboretum.
Enjoy a fabulous evening of delicious food, wine, live music and auctions featuring garden-lovers treasures, wine and restaurant gift cards, vacation getaways,fine dining experiences and much more.
Since the first Northwest Flower & Garden Show in 1989, the Arboretum Foundation has produced a special preview party, which provides a first look at the fabulous display gardens, delicious food and a special auction.
Ticket Levels and Benefits
Patron Level – $250
Benefactor Level – $500
Non-Member – $165
Arboretum Foundation Member – $130 ($145 after January 10, 2014)
The Arboretum Foundation invites you to join us for our annual opening night fundraiser at the 2014 Northwest Flower & Garden Show.
Enjoy appetizers, wine, dinner, auctions, entertainment, and an exclusive preview of the show’s spectacular garden exhibits. Delight in our display showcasing the art and garden of Ginny Ruffner!
Please check back soon for more detailed information about the event.
ABOUT THE BENEFICIARY
The Arboretum Foundation, producer and beneficiary of Opening Night, is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to stewardship of the Arboretum since 1935. Over the past 20 years, our Opening Night Party has raised over $1,500,000 to support the 230-acre Washington Park Arboretum.
The Arboretum Foundation’s mission is to create and strengthen an engaged community of donors, volunteers, and advocates who will promote, protect and enhance the Washington Park Arboretum for current and future generations. Foundation staff and over 450 volunteers produce fundraising events and appeals, raise funds for new exhibits in the Arboretum, manage the membership program and publications, implement hands-on horticultural programs and projects, and operate the Gift Shop.