Every year the organization has a public viewing of the extravagant themed tablescapes designed by 30 top floral designers in NYC. Over the source of a day, the designers transform the open white space of the re-owned Delano & Aldrich architectural jewel into a floral haven. The public gets to mingle with the designers and experience a first-hand look at their work and the spectacular range of styles. This year many of the designers created their tablescape designs after Alexander McQueen's book - "Savage Beast," Alexander McQueen's mussel shell vest and his Tarten and haute couture. After the public viewing, the Horticultural Society of New York along with NYC's influential socialites and individuals from the design world enjoyed the black tie dinner dance in the floral haven designed space.
Attendees includes the Horticultural Society of NY's luminaries and board members: Ce Ce Black, Chris Giftos, Elizabeth Scholtz, Frances Schultz, Shelia Stephenson, Elizabeth Stribling, Nina Griscom, Mario Nievera etc. About: The New York Flower Show supports The Hort's mission of enhancing New York City’s environmental and cultural life by providing unique educational, vocational and therapeutic outreach programs, library resources and exhibitions