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Phipps: Tropical Forest Cuba Festival

Join us to celebrate the opening of the all-new Tropical Forest Cuba exhibit!

Join us for a full day of fun activities for all ages at our Tropical Forest Cuba Festival, featuring entertainment, food and more inspired by one of the world's most botanically and culturally rich forest regions. Tropical Forest Cuba will transport you to the colorful and culturally rich landscapes of the Caribbean island. Learn the dance steps of the rumba, explore Cuban foods, discover the fascinating stories behind some of Cuba’s unique plant life and be one of the first to enjoy this amazing new exhibit! 

Scheduled Activities

Pot-a-Plant  |  11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Pot plants to take home and make Cuban-inspired crafts with your kids, including a perching bird.

Cuban Food Samples  |  11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Taste delectable Cuban food samples from Café Phipps.

Cuban Cuisine Presentation  |  1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Join Josh Ross, executive chef of Pirata, for a presentation and tastings of Cuban cuisine.

Each of the activities is free with Conservatory admission. Members and kids under 2 enter at no cost.

Earlier Event: June 29
Carrie Furnaces: Photo Safari
Later Event: July 8
Phipps: Family Yoga