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Rhapsody in Bloom: Ebb & Flow

June 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

One of Olbrich Garden’s biggest fundraisers.

Reservations available online until June 7 @ e.givesmart.com/events/6XP/


Water is liquid; it is ever changing. When heated it becomes steam, when cooled it becomes ice. Water takes many forms; it ebbs and flows with powerful promise, creates curiosity with liquid motion and sometimes, it’s simply a beautiful hue of blue.

Rhapsody in Bloom, Olbrich Botanical Gardens’ annual outdoor garden party, will be filled to the brim with the fluid fun of mermaid acrobats, remote control speed boat racing and more!

5:30 – 7 p.m.

Special VIP reception in the Sunken Garden. Treat yourself and (7) other guests to complimentary beverages, passed hors d’oeuvres, and a VIP-exlusive live performance. See VIP reservation details below!

6 – 8 p.m.

Stroll the Gardens and enjoy live performers, music and games of fluid fun! Starting at 6:30, savor seasonal Midwestern fare with seaside flare prepared by Underground Catering, a part of Jonny Hunter’s award-winning Underground Food Collective.

Bid on one-of-a-kind items and packages in our Mobile Auction until 9 p.m. or bid in the Live Auction at 8 p.m.

Note: Anyone can bid in the Mobile Auction – even if you’re not attending the event! See the items & packages once they’re posted @ e.givesmart.com/events/6XP/i/

8 – 11 p.m.

As the sun sets, bust a move on the dance floor, explore the Gardens after dark, and enjoy late night snacks from Underground Catering.

Themed Attire Encouraged!

Make a splash in watery hues of blue or embrace your inner sea captain with nautical stripes and anchor accessories!

Full Experience Reservations (6:00-11:00 p.m.) at $95 /person

Includes: Seasonal Midwestern fare served at food stations on the Great Lawn, live entertainment, snacks & sweets from Underground, and late night dance party.

Late Night Reservation (8:00-11:00 p.m.) at $55 /person

Includes: Snacks & sweets from Underground and late night dance party.

Olbrich Botanical Gardens

3330 Atwood Ave., Madison

608/246-4550 or www.olbrich.org for details.


June 16, 2018
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Olbrich Botanical Gardens
3330 Atwood Ave.
Madison, WI 53704 United States
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(608) 246-4550