• Apr. 12 2011
  • Naples Contributor

Learn And Enjoy The Art Of The Garden Party At Event Showcase


Event Experts Display Their Best at Naples Botanical Garden for Event Showcase and Open Up for the Season's Final Jazz Concert in the Garden

NAPLES, FL - April 12, 2011 - Who doesn't like a party? Whether you like the food, decorations, or just the idea of a good old fashioned party, it’s not difficult to find something you can enjoy. On Sunday, April 17, 2011 from 11 a.m.-2 pm. visitors will have the chance to join in and learn about what it takes to have a great party at the first Garden Party Event Showcase at Naples Botanical Garden. Southwest Florida’s top event vendors will show you how it’s done with samplings, demonstrations and activities. The Event Showcase is then followed up by the season’s final Jazz in the Garden concert by Lew Delgatto-Dan Miller Quartet from 2-4 p.m.

No matter the type of event you may be considering – dinner party, Derby party, wedding or a retreat – you’ll find inspiration in the creative displays by the vendors who contribute to some of the best events in town. Learn some fun twists on food and drinks, pick up décor tips, think new event space or just generally embrace your inner party-animal.

 Schedule of Events:

11am-1pmDinner's by Design Food Tasting
11am-1pmLuminaire Foto Booth Fun
11am-1pm Event Decor 101: Tips & Tricks from Local Vendors 
11am-2pm Luau by Party Time Rentals and Carolina Catering
11:30am & 1:30pmGarden Event Location Tours
12-1pm   Treats Tasting by Be Happy Cakes
1pm Kids Cooking Demo by Cater Masters
2pm Lew Delgatto-Dan Miller Quartet Jazz Concert (Water Garden)

 Participating Showcase vendors include: Be Happy Cakes; Brides.com; Carolina Catering; Cater Masters Inc., Decanted Wine; Dinners by Design; Exclusive Destination Management; Grace Lakes Florist; Jamie Lee Photography; Loretta Bridal; Luminaire Foto; Nine29 Design Studios; No Worries Weddings & Events; Party Time Rentals; Pink Tangerine; Tastebuds Custom Catering and WedBiz Media.

Regular admission to the Garden is $12.95 for adults and $7.95 for children (ages 4-14). Kids under four and Garden Members are free. For more information visit Naples Botanical Garden online www.naplesgarden.org or call 239-643-7275.

About Naples Botanical Garden

Naples Botanical Garden is a 170-acre world-class garden paradise that features the plants and cultures of the tropics and subtropics between the latitudes of 26 degrees North and 26 degrees South including Brazil, the Caribbean, Southeast Asia and Florida. A hands-on interactive Children’s Garden along with 90 acres of beautifully restored natural habitats, walking trails and a Butterfly Garden offer educational entertainment and enjoyment for people of all ages. Founded in 1993, the Garden re-opened to the public in November 2009 after an extensive expansion. Regular hours of operation are 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. every day.

Visit our website for more information www.naplesgarden.org.

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