Upcoming|About Special Events


About Special Events


The Hort presents special events throughout the year that bring together our supporters to benefit the work of The Hort, and to celebrate important books, influential people and special occasions that define New York City’s cultural life and the international fields of landscaping and garden design.

If you would like to learn more about purchasing tickets for upcoming special events,
please call 212.757.0915 ext. 101 or email jcloutier@thehort.org.

Block Party

Every other year, The Hort holds an art auction event to benefit the GreenHouse Program on Rikers Island, featuring original works by contemporary artists influenced by popular street and music culture.

Fall Luncheon

An annual tradition, the Fall Luncheon honors special individuals at an engaging daytime event. In addition to cocktails and lunch, the event features a silent auction to benefit The Hort's programs.

Green Bean Bash

The Green Bean Bash is a fun-for-all-ages celebration featuring unique educational activities that encourage children and their parents to explore the wonderful world of plants and the ecosystem.

Important Books and Authors

For over a decade, The Hort’s popular Important Books & Authors lecture series has featured significant works by emerging and established authors in the field of horticulture, landscape design and architecture.

The New York Flower Show Dinner Dance™

Our Spring gala benefit (formerly Flowers & Design) showcases astounding creations by top floral designers from New York and around the world. The luscious arrangements, combined with dinner and dancing, make for a magical evening.