Macy’s 73rd Annual Flower Show

Macy's Flower Show

Journey to Paradisios – the 73rd Annual Macy’s Flower Show
111 N State St
Chicago, IL 60602
3.24.2019 – 4.7.2019

For more than 70 years, Macy’s Flower Show has delighted generations of floral aficionados with over-the-top presentations of lavish gardens that showcase millions of live flowers, plants, and trees from around the globe. Native to many different landscapes, Macy’s Flower Show offers visitors a unique opportunity to enjoy these florals blooming in unison, despite their distinct climatic DNA.

Taking root in unexpected settings, such as store countertops, windows and specially designed architecture, including grand bridges, columns, and topiaries, Macy’s Flower Show is staged in distinct fashion at each of the three locations. The show is free to the public and open during regular show hours.

The 2019 Flower Show, Journey to Paradisios, is a space-inspired floral fantasy featuring marvelous celestial blooms. Transporting fans into a multi-dimensional world of space, adventure and discovery through flowers and eccentrically landscaped gardens, Journey to Paradisios celebrates the wonder and mystery of the cosmos.

A Cosmic Fantasy Storyline

The galactic journey will spin a cosmic tale of Space Flight Director Lucy Ryder and her discovery of the planet Paradisios – a pristine exoplanet, untouched by human technology and filled with resplendent plant life. Ryder and R.H. Macy IV (a pilot-turned-cosmonaut and the great-great-great grandson of Macy’s founder) set out on the adventure of a lifetime as they discover the planet’s extraterrestrial beings and fantastic flora.

Celebrating discovery, color and wonder, Macy’s Flower Show will feature more than 5,000 types of plants, trees and flowers depicting various outer space themes. Upon entering each show, visitors will see a dazzling space ship launching through the roof into a star-filled night sky and as explore Paradisios they will encounter its colorful inhabitants, floating cities, alien technology and whimsical plant life.

The Out-of-This-World, Sci-Fi Floral Displays

Macy’s Herald Square: Starflower 1 liftoff, The Paradigms, SpiderCrawler, Alien Trees, Paradisios Fashion Pods, FlowerBot, Satellite Area 140 and Satellite Area 170
Macy’s State Street: Area 34, Carnivorous Wilds, Orchid Forest, Starflower 1 liftoff and Teleporter
Macy’s Union Square: Mission Control, Blast off! and The Alien Planet
In-Store Events During the Macy’s Flower Show

In addition to the planetary exploration, Flower Show spectators will have the opportunity to enjoy a host of themed in-store events including floral, food, and fashion demonstrations, celebrity appearances, and more during the two weeks the show is in full bloom.

For information about these events, visit or contact the Macy’s Flower Show Hotline at (212) 494-4495.


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