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Sept. 6 – 8 | Friday, 1 – 7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Botanical Boutique
Botanical Boutique
Botanical Boutique
Botanical Boutique
Botanical Boutique

Phipps’ Garden Center Transforms Into a Botanical Boutique for Houseplants, Artwork and Many More Natural Treasures!

On Sept., 6 – 8, Phipps Garden Center transforms into a Botanical Boutique during the annual A Fair in the Park, hosted by the Craftsman Guild of Pittsburgh. Located right in Mellon Park, explore A Fair in the Park's beautiful array of artwork and make your way to Phipps' Garden Center to see a collection of local vendors and their amazing work! Guests can look forward to vendors selling houseplants, flowers, botanical illustrations, snacks, candles and so much more.  

Make sure to stop by the Dr. Phipps table to check out some upcoming classes in Botanical Art, Culinary, Landcare, and more! Learn about upcoming special events and lectures while getting any of your plant questions answered by our knowledgeable Master Gardeners. With live Botanical Illustration Demos and kid’s activities, the possibilities are endless at this adorable boutique! 

This event is a celebration of Pittsburgh creators and artists who strive to make connections between nature and necessity. Fostering new relationships between businesses, artists, and teachers, this event aims to promote small businesses while encouraging creative growth. The Phipps Botanical Boutique is a free event open to the public that coincides with The Fair in the Park, celebrating our shared space.


Botanical Art and Illustration

A. Krick Art

Weaves traditional methods of botanical illustration through a child-like aesthetic in the hopes of accurately classifying various species of plants and animals.

Follow them on Instagram: @ya_b0ii_

Botanical Art and Illustration

Cutting Root Apothecary

Organic tinctures, herbal medicines and locally grown flower bouquets.

Follow them on Instagram: @cuttingroot

Botanical Art and Illustration

Lil Fairy Co.

Magical and whimsical fairy inspired artwork, stickers, plushies and more!

Follow them on Instagram: @lilfairyco

Botanical Art and Illustration

Not a Pot

Repurposed and locally thrifted items to create adorable, unique and special plant pots.

Follow them on Instagram: @notapot.planters

Botanical Art and Illustration

PGH Candle

Small batch, hand poured, 100% soy wax candle company based in Pittsburgh specializing in strong scented, all natural candles.

Follow them on Instagram: @pghcandle

More Events You’ll Enjoy

  • Story Time

    WEDNESDAYS; 10:30 A.M. AND 1 P.M.
    REGISTRATION REQUIRED

    Kids will love visiting Phipps to listen to our storyteller weave tales about gardens, animals and other fun topics. Open to the first 40 ticketed participants (whether children or guardians) and must be booked in advance using our online ticketing system.
  • Yoga in the Garden

    Sat., Aug. 24 and Sept. 28 | 9 – 10 a.m.

    SOLD OUT. Join us for a one-hour yoga session in our beautiful outdoor garden!
  • Adult Education at Phipps

    See description for dates and times

    Peruse our offerings for an exciting variety of fun and enriching programs on gardening, culinary arts and more to let your inspiration grow this season.