Four of the region’s top floral designers face off in a shears-to-shears, high-pressure floral design battle at DC’s first ever Iron Florist on Saturday, May 2. Join us, our panel of expert judges, host NewsChannel 8’s Melanie Hastings, and the Flower Mart audience to see who wins the title of Iron Florist 2015.
Iron Florist 2015
Saturday, May 2nd, 2015
Pinnacle Stage (West Front Steps), Flower Mart Festival at the National Cathedral.
3101 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016.
Onsite at the Cathedral garage, until full. Street parking and alternate area garage parking may be available.
Featuring a secret set of flowers unveiled live at the event, the four florists will face off in a fast-paced design competition, having just 20 minutes to design an award-winning masterpiece.
Our panel of judges, including former White House Chief Floral Designer Laura Dowling, Editor-in-Chief Sarah Zlotnick of Washingtonian Bride and Groom Magazine, and DC Editor Elizabeth Kane of Ask Miss A, will lend their expert opinions on style and design.
The competitors? Our talented Florist Partners, of course! Multiflor in Fairfax, VA; Park Florist in Takoma Park, MD; Free Spirit Floral in Alexandria, VA; and Fleurs Boutique in Arlington, VA go shears to shears with their unique and diverse design styles.
Flower Mart is a family-friendly event and Washington’s premier springtime festival, attracting over 20,000 attendees each year to the National Cathedral grounds. Iron Florist will start right at 11 a.m. on the main stage, but we encourage you to stick around!