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Spring Affair is the Midwest’s biggest plant sale & garden event, held annually the 4th weekend in April

Pavilion I at the Lancaster Event Center, 4100 N 84 in Lincoln, with lots of free parking

2018 EVENT INFORMATION:  Spring Affair Plant Sale April 28, 2018 | 9-2 pm FREE admission

Preview Party April 27, 2018 | 6-9pm  (tickets required; meal served ONLY until 8pm)

Nebraska Statewide Arboretum's Spring Affair features more than 700 varieties of plants, with garden talks, concessions and vendors all under the same roof. Plants. Perennials, herbs, native plants, temperennials and vines are selected for regional suitability, uniqueness and demand and provided by Bluebird Nursery, Inc. Trees and shrubs are from the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum. Saturday plant talks are listed below:

Become an Arboretum member to receive a 10% discount on plants and a discount on Preview Party tickets. Basic memberships can be purchased along with your Preview Party ticket below...

Sign up for the Preview Party April 27 will be available in spring 2018

Half hour plant talks will be followed by a “walk-about” through the plant sale tables:
10-10:30  TBD for 2018
11-11:30  TBD
12-12:30  TBD

Spring Affair Sponsors 2017