Events


We often say, "Something wonderful is always happening at Milaeger's", and we try to ensure that with numerous special events throughout the year. Information about these events is available online, on Facebook, in our stores; we also email announcements to our frequent buyer "Best Card" members. See Calendar of Events for events coming soon or to
download the complete event listing. Buy tickets for events.

The following summary is just a sampling of our favorite annual events.
 
Ready, Set Grow Days
  In late winter, everyone's anticipating spring and the return to the garden. But, until it's time to plant, we think it's wise - and fun - to focus on things to know before you grow. Ready, Set, Grow Days is a special weekend event filled with short talks by Milaeger staff and guest speakers on new plants, annuals, perennials, tropicals, roses, trees, shrubs and evergreens...more

Spring Fashion Show
  Just as nature comes alive with fresh new growth each spring, women are looking to refresh their wardrobe for the warmer weather to come. Our Spring Fashion Show showcases over 100 outfits from sandals to straw hats on a runway decorated for spring...more

Greenhouse Workshops
  Each spring we offer at least 15 greenhouse workshops. Everything you need
is provided - the container, your choice of plants, and the soil. You don't need
a green thumb because our staff provides guidance and planting expertise, and better yet, we grow your project in our greenhouses until the weather warms or
until May 31st...more

Evening of Wine and Roses
  We salute the advent of summer with a double celebration. First, it's the joy of experiencing the first fragrant blooms of thousands of roses. Second, it's the sampling of over 40 fine wines. What a spectacular summer party!...more

Flower Fairy Tea Party
  It's every girl's fantasy to dress up like a flower fairy and dance in the garden. This lovely party is for little girls age 3-8 and their guardian...more

Tomatomania
  Tomatomania is a Tomato Lover's Festival held every September on the Saturday after Labor Day from 11:00am to 3:00pm at the Racine store. This popular event features a blind taste test of over 120 different tomato varieties, including many "heirloom" types. Vote for your favorites as you sample, and then get the answer key to kind out what varieties you chose. 30 varieties of peppers are also available to sample and some are hot, hot, hot!...more

Fall Fashion Show
  Milaeger's has brought you the best of the fashion world for today's casual lifestyle to you in over 25 fashion shows, each drawing attendance of 350-450 women who look forward every spring and fall to this fabulous event. A wonderfully decorated stage and runway is the backdrop for showcasing our newest collection of at least 100 outfits, complete with shoes and accessories. Our special stage in the greenhouse allows for excellent "up close" seating for everyone...more

Holiday Decorating Extravaganza
  Home decorating simplified is the key that unlocks wonderful holiday possibilities for decking your halls, your trees, and anything you please. We're spreading Christmas cheer with decorating ideas for doors, mantels, chandeliers, dining tables, cabinets and walls...more