We are pleased to announce Marie Selby Botanical Gardens’ 2018 Orchid Ball, Warhol’s Floral Playground will take place on Saturday, February 10, 2018, on the Gardens’ Great Lawn.

Please consider participating as a sponsor of the 2018 Orchid Ball where you will have the honor of experiencing the opening night of the exhibition Warhol: Flowers in the Factory with an exclusive preview of the dynamic horticultural interpretations of his art within our Conservatory and grounds.

The proceeds from the Orchid Ball support Selby Gardens’ community education programs, international research, conservation and beautiful world-class horticulture displays. It is our hope that we can help children and families develop an appreciation for nature. Our mission is to create a lifelong appreciation of botanical science, gardens and plants.

Through your support we raise funds to create awareness and encourage a passion for the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and its educational programming and research.

Sponsorships are available from $40,000 to $6,500 and individual tickets are available beginning at $500. Enclosed please find a sponsorship form that outlines the various levels of support. If you are unable to attend the event, tax-deductible contributions can be accepted.

Your support is paramount to the sustainability of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. If you have any questions about the sponsorships, please contact Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Events Department at 941-366-5731 Ext 253 or orchidball@selby.org.

Thank you for your consideration and support.

Interested in becoming a sponsor?

Download Sponsorship Packet

Thanks to our Orchid Ball Sponsors

2018 Orchid Ball Committee

Liebe Gamble, Co-Chair

Katie Hollingsworth, Co-Chair

Ashley Kozel, Co-Chair

Emily Stroud, Co-Chair

Host Committee

2018 Orchid Ball - Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Selby Gardens will close at 3 p.m. on Thanksgiving, Thurs., Nov. 23.