6.  The New York Botanical Garden Orchid Show

The 14th Annual Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Garden will be held from February 27 to April 17. This colorful and popular event is filled with not only orchards, but also music, art and poetry. There will also be film screenings walking the viewer through a full-year cycle of Vanilla: The Sacred Orchid, and a film screening of the 2002 feature film Adaptation, inspired by Susan Orlean’s book The Orchid Thief.

The New York Botanical Garden, which is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year, is located 2900 Southern Boulevard in the Bronx.