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Photo:  Diane Bondareff for @Macys

Photo: Diane Bondareff for @Macys

Hot Spot: Macy's Herald Square, Main Floor, NYC

Deets: This Spring, Journey to Paradisios will be cleared for launch, as marvelous celestial blooms await spectators during the annual Macy’s Flower Show®. This year’s space-inspired floral fantasy returns to Macy’s Herald Square to the delight of flora fans from Sunday, March 24 through Sunday, April 7. Visitors will be transported into a multi-dimensional world of space, adventure and discovery through flora and eccentrically landscaped gardens that celebrate the wonder and mystery of the planet Paradisios.

The show brings to life the 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 blast off into the cosmos with more than 5,000 types of plants, trees and flowers depicting various outer space themes. As visitors enter each show, they will be dazzled by a space ship as it launches into outer space through the roof into the star-filled night sky. As they make their way and explore Paradisios, they will encounter its colorful inhabitants, floating cities, alien technology, and whimsical plant life.

New to Macy’s Flower Show are seven fashion pods located throughout the main floor featuring looks designed by FIT students. They were challenged to create original designs using the following themes: Shining Stars, Big Bang, Anti-Matter, Zero Gravity, Comet Couture, Lunar Landing, and Interstellar Explorer.

Guests can also visit Flower Show partner Sinclair Oil’s DINO, located in the Kids Department on the 7th floor, who is on a high-speed jet pack adventure through Paradisios in search of the Baby Dinos! Nestled between the Golden Lights Azaleas & Red Dracenas you’ll find the Baby Dino eggs and a few curious Paradigms.

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 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, the Macy’s Flower Show is staged in spectacular fashion at Herald Square.

Hint For The Average Socialite: Macy's flower show is free and open to the public during regular store hours.

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


Sunday, March 24

12:00pm, 1:00pm, and 2:00pm
HoMedics Presents Ellia Aromatherapy with Amber Ashley
Home, 6th Floor
Join Amber Ashley, certified Aromatherapist, as she shares her knowledge of the incredible power of essential oils using Ellia's elegantly designed HoMedics diffusers.

12:00pm and 4:00pm
Handbags, One Below
Enjoy complimentary monogramming with the purchase of any handbag.

Family Fun Day with Peppa Pig
Kids, 7th Floor
Journey to space with Peppa Pig during Macy’s Family Fun Day, which includes face painting, balloon twisting and more.

1:00pm and 2:00pm
Flower Creation Seminars with Ms. Rose of Divawork Creations
Furniture, 9th Floor
Learn how to create flowers with paper in an exclusive class led by Ms. Rose of Divawork Creations. Draw inspiration from Macy’s out-of-this-world gardens and intergalactic scenes. RSVP required, visit for more details.

Men's Suiting Event
Men’s, 5th Floor
Celebrate opening day of Flower Show in the Men’s department with live music and men’s grooming tips. Guests must be 21 and over to participate.

Women’s, 3rd Floor
Enjoy a DJ on the 3rd floor while you shop the latest spring looks.

Jazz Band
Women’s, 5th Floor
Get into the rhythm of the season with a live jazz band.

Monday, March 25

1:00pm and 2:00pm
Scented Soap Seminar with NYAH BEAUTY
Furniture, 9th Floor
Learn how to create scented soap with plant based skin care company NYAH BEAUTY. RSVP required, visit for more information

Wednesday, March 27

1:00pm and 2:00pm
Sugar Monster Sweets with Pastry Chef Ashley Holt
Furniture, 9th Floor
Join pastry chef Ashley Holt from Sugar Monster NYC for a culinary experience. Create an out of this world edible masterpiece to take home. RSVP required, please reserve your spot now, visit

Thursday, March 28

Spring Fashion
Women’s, 4th Floor
Macy's believes there is more to being beautiful than how you look. The Spring Fashion collection showcases how the perfect outfit builds confidence and helps each woman find her remarkable self.

Radley Dog Meet and Greet
Handbags, Lower Level
Celebrate Spring Fashion with British handbag and accessories brand, Radley London.  Browse the collection and meet iconic Scottie dog mascot Radley.

Friday, March 29

Sip & Paint Class
Furniture, 9th Floor
Enjoy an evening of fun with music, painting and beverages. Follow along with a talented artist to make your own out-of-this-world creation. Ticket purchase and RSVP required, please visit

Saturday, March 30

1:00pm and 2:00pm
Floral Bouquet Seminar with Starbright Floral Design
Furniture, 9th Floor
Create your own intergalactic-themed floral arrangements and scented bouquet bundles during Macy’s floral seminars led by Starbright Floral Designs, Galvan Event Designs, Lexington Gardens and Good Living is Glam. RSVP required, please visit

Monday, April 1

1:00pm and 2:00pm
Floral Bouquet Seminars with Galvan Event Designs
Furniture, 9th Floor
Create your own intergalactic-themed floral arrangements and scented bouquet bundles during Macy’s floral seminars led by Galvan Event Designs. RSVP required, please visit

Tuesday, April 2

The Sak Event with Street Artist London Kaye
Furniture, 9th Floor
Celebrate The Sak’s 30th birthday with iconic crochet street artist London Kaye. Enjoy an evening crochet workshop, where guests can enjoy cocktails while learning helpful tips and tricks. RSVP required, please reserve your spot now, visit

Wednesday, April 3

Martha Stewart Demo & Book Signing
Home, 8th Floor
Join Macy’s and Martha Stewart to celebrate the release of her new book, The Martha Manual:  How to Do (almost) Everything! Martha will be demonstrating tips and tricks to try at home.  Plus, guests will have the opportunity to meet Martha and have her sign a copy of the book after the demo. RSVP and purchase required, please visit

Friday, April 5

1:00pm and 2:00pm
Tea Seminars with Baked Bouquet Diva Blooms
Furniture, 9th Floor
Enjoy high tea during Macy’s lunchtime seminars. Create cupcake arrangements, a baked bouquet and a floral centerpiece with Diva Blooms. RSVP required, please reserve your spot now, please visit

Macy’s Culinary Council Hosts Chef Marcus Samuelsson
De Gustibus Cooking School, 8th Floor
Spend an out-of-this-world evening with Macy’s Culinary Council and Chef Marcus Samuelsson! The culinary star will be sharing tips and tricks on how to serve up some of his favorite recipes inspired by Macy’s Flower Show. RSVP required, please visit

Saturday, April 6

1:00pm and 2:00pm
Cupcake Decorating Class with Aromas Boutique
Furniture, 9th Floor
Families of all ages are welcome to join Macy’s for an out of this world cupcake decorating class with Aromas Boutique! Enjoy flower scented cupcakes and learn tips and tricks from the experts for your next home baking party. RSVP required, please visit

Macy’s Biggest Shoe Sale of the Season
Shoes, 2nd Floor
Celebrate the Great Shoe Sale by trying on a pair of shoes with Prince Charming. If the shoe fits, it’s yours! While you’re here, take the Great Shoe Quiz to be matched with the latest shoe and beauty trends that fit your style!

Prom Night
Dresses, 5th Floor
Live out the biggest party night as the ultimate fashion icon. Stop by the Prom event and check out all the trending styles – from sequins to florals to satin. Guests can enjoy sweet treats and mini makeovers.

**Events are subject to change or cancellation.

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