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Festival Schedule


Admission to Art in Bloom is free. Tickets are not required to attend the festival and view the floral displays in the galleries. However, tickets must be purchased in advance for auditorium programs. Advance tickets are available in person at the Museum’s Information Centers, through, or by calling 314.534.1111. Same-day tickets, if available, can be purchased onsite only. Tickets purchased through MetroTix incur a service charge; the service charge is waived for tickets reserved at the Museum.

Parking & Shuttle

Public parking near the Museum may be extremely limited during Art in Bloom.
Free public parking is available on Fine Arts Drive and anywhere parking is permitted in Forest Park.

Paid parking is available in the Museum’s Parking Garage for $15 ($5 or free for Members. Membership card required)
Cash only. Pay upon entry.

Accessible parking is available in the Museum garage and in the East parking lot to the east of the Louis IX statue. Passenger drop off is in front of Taylor Hall.

The Museum offers a free shuttle that will run continuously every 15 minutes between the parking lots near the Dennis & Judith Jones Visitor & Education Center in Forest Park and the Museum’s Main Building.
Shuttle timelines:
Friday: 7:45 am-10:30 pm
Saturday: 7:45 am-6 pm
Sunday: 9:45 am-6 pm

Festival Events

Event Date / Time
6:00–8:30 pm
Event Cost
$ This event has a ticket cost. Please view event for details.
Event Date / Time
8:00–10:00 am
Event Category
Event Date / Time
11:00 am–12:30 pm
Event Cost
$ This event has a ticket cost. Please view event for details.


Lunch Buffet in Panorama Restaurant

$23 / $19 Members

Friday, March 1: 11 am–2 pm  SOLD OUT
Saturday, March 2: 10 am–3 pm
Sunday, March 3: 10 am–3 pm

Panorama Executive Chef Ivy Magruder and his team will serve up a delicious lunch buffet of soups, sandwiches, and salads. Reservations are highly recommended and available at 314.655.5490.


Friday, March 1: 8 am–8 pm
Saturday, March 2: 8 am–4 pm
Sunday, March 3: 10 am–4 pm

For more casual fare, the Cafe serves soups, salads, sandwiches, and snacks.

Garden View Lounge

Friday, March 1: 10 am–8:30 pm
Saturday and Sunday, March 2–3: 10 am–4:30 pm
Education Center

Relax, recharge, and enjoy views of the Grace Taylor Broughton Sculpture Garden and the Blanke Sculpture Terrace. Grab lunch, snacks, or beverages from the Cafe to enjoy in this comfortable setting or simply take a break. Charging stations available for mobile devices.

Museum Members save 10 percent on all food and drinks.


Large print labels and descriptions of materials used by florists will be available on our website and at the Taylor Hall Information Center.

2019 Floral Designers and Art Inspirations

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