For Immediate Release: February 4, 2019
Annual Festival in Bloom February 8–10 at Riverbanks Botanical Garden
[Columbia, SC] — Enjoy the spectacular sights and sweet scents of Orchids on the Riverbanks during the weekend-long festival beginning this Friday, February 8.
Riverbanks has partnered with the South Carolina Orchid Society and Ikebana International Chapter 182 for the annual show that will feature hundreds of varieties of orchids from around the world as well as several Japanese-style flower arrangements.
Gorgeous displays will be showcased in the Magnolia Room at Riverbanks Botanical Garden. Guests will have an opportunity to seek expert orchid-growing tips and take advantage of complimentary programs on planting and flower arranging. A diverse assortment of plants also will be available for purchase.
Festival hours are Friday, February 8 from 1pm to 5pm and Saturday and Sunday, February 9 and 10, from 9am to 5pm. Admission to Orchids on the Riverbanks is free with paid general admission to the Zoo and Garden.
Friday, February 8 also is another Free Friday for Richland and Lexington county residents. Enjoy the orchid show and complimentary admission to Riverbanks with proof of residency.