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Phipps Conservatory: Tropical Forest Hawai‘i Premiere Party

Enjoy Hawaiian-inspired Food, Live Entertainment and more Amongst the Beauty of New Exhibit

On Thurs., June 16, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens will celebrate the debut of its culturally rich and ecologically diverse Tropical Forest Hawai‘i exhibit. Attendees will experience an evening getaway full of Hawaiian-inspired cuisine, live music, and dance along with the chance to explore Pittsburgh’s new tropical paradise.

Island-inspired attire is encouraged!

Proceeds from this spectacular event benefit Phipps’ Botany in Action research fellowship which develops science-based plant knowledge and chronicles traditional knowledge of plants for use in growing a greener world. Since its inception, it has aided 70 doctoral-level students representing 32 universities and working in 28 countries.

Tickets begin at $125 per person for the Garden Party which includes tropical beverages, delicious appetizers and special entertainment. Benefactor tickets can also be purchased for $150 per person for both the Garden Party and the V.I.P.

Reception includes exclusive cocktails, passed appetizers, and a welcome lei presentation. Complimentary valet parking will be available. In addition, tickets are available for the Honorary Host Committee which includes special recognition in the materials for this historic event.

Reservations for this special evening are required by Thurs., June 9.

To learn more and purchase tickets, visit

(Photos courtesy of Phipps.)

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