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The Breakfast Rooms displays in bright pink and orange flower arrangements, with the sun shining in through stained-glass windows.Ken Cravillion

Rooms of Blooms

February 29 – March 10, 2024

Experience the art of floral design with Rooms of Blooms! The historic Paine mansion features hundreds of floral arrangements embellishing each room.

Experience the Art of Floral Design

Celebrate the art of floral design with the fresh aromas and kaleidoscopic colors of floral arrangements embellishing each room of the historic Paine mansion. The most talented designers in the region create arrangements complementing the exhibition Mao Lor: A Journey through Hmoob Paj Ntaub, while full-room installations transform the period rooms, and the Paine’s Curator of Horticulture presents a major floral installation in the conservatory.

Along with the floral show, enjoy tea time or wine and charcuterie among the blooms in the conservatory, and educational programs with experts in floral design, gardening, cooking and more topics in the carriage house.

Floral Show

Reservation includes viewing the Rooms of Blooms floral show in the mansion and conservatory.

Thursday, Feb. 29 | 11:00 AM–4:30 PM
Friday-Sunday, March 1-3 | 9:00 AM–8:00 PM

Thursday, March 7 | 11:00 AM–8:00 PM
Friday-Sunday, March 8-10 | 9:00 AM–8:00 PM

Before 4:00 PM:
$25 Adult
$15 Youth (ages 5-17)

4:00–8:00 PM:
$20 Adult
$12 Youth (ages 5-17)

Free for children ages 4 and under free
Free for Paine Members

Reservations required


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Tea Time

Take your tea with treats amidst the floral display in the conservatory.

Morning Tea
Saturdays & Sundays
9:30–11:30 am

Afternoon Tea
Thursday, Feb. 29 | 1:00–4:30 pm
Friday-Sunday, March 1-3 | 11:30 am–4:30 pm
Thursday-Sunday, March 7-10 | 11:30 am–4:30 pm

$12 per person. No reservations necessary

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Sip & Savor

Enjoy a choice of wine with a taste of local meats, cheeses, and chocolate amidst the floral display in the conservatory.

Friday–Sunday, March 1-3
5:00–7:30 PM

Thursday–Sunday, March 7–10
5:00–7:30 PM

$16 per person. No reservations necessary

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Educational Programs

Learn about floral arranging, gardening, art, entertaining and more during educational programs presented by floral designers and creative experts.

Fridays & Saturdays
11:00 AM & 2:00 PM

Admission to educational programs is free with a paid reservation for Rooms of Blooms on the same day as the program. Advance registration for each educational program is required.

See below for program descriptions and registration links.

Programs are located in the carriage house, located at the back of the property.

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2024 Floral Showcase Presenters

Lead Presenters

Featured Presenters

Flowers & Leaves
John Furkin
Oshkosh Garden Club
Petals by PLM
Robin’s Nest Floral
Wei Gardens
Wild Daisy Floral


Bloomtique Flower Farm
Heartfelt Flowers and Gift Shop
Hello Honey Floral Studio
International Ikebana Society-Milwaukee Chapter
Petal Pusher
uBloom Floral Design

Tablescape Presenters

Bloomtique Flower Farm
The Flower Mill
House of Flowers + Couture Events
Red Daisy
Robin’s Nest Floral and OshPosh Events
Roots on 9th
Seven Thymes, Flowers and Other Lovely Things

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Lead Sponsor

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Frequently Asked Questions

For additional assistance, please contact the Paine at (920) 235-6903 or

Do I need a reservation?

Reservations are required for admission to the floral show and educational programs. Walk-ins are not able to be accommodated due to high popularity of the event – please make a reservation. Reservations are not required for Tea Time or Sip & Savor.

May I view the conservatory display without doing Tea Time and/or Sip & Savor?

Yes! Admission includes viewing the display in the conservatory. Tea Time and Sip & Savor are a separate cost.

Can I attend educational programs on a different day than my reservation?

No. Educational programs are covered for the same day of the reservation only. An additional reservation is required to attend educational programs offered on a different day.

May I bring a stroller?

The Paine encourages visitors with small children to use umbrella strollers, which are available at the entrance. Large strollers are not allowed.

May I take photos when I visit?

Yes, photography is allowed. Please do not use a flash and be considerate of other visitors and your surroundings. Tripods and/or selfie sticks are not allowed.

Is the event wheelchair-accessible?

The conservatory is wheelchair accessible. The mansion has an elevator for the second floor, however, a portion of the second floor is not wheelchair accessible. Please note that large wheelchairs may not fit through some doorways. The Paine has wheelchairs available that fit through all doorways. Wheelchairs are available at the mansion’s reception desk, and the Mansion and Conservatory are wheelchair-accessible.

Where do I park when I visit?

The Paine is located at 1410 Algoma Boulevard in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Visitors may park in the parking lot on Algoma Boulevard located next to the Paine mansion, which offers accessible parking spaces and a drop-off area near the entrance gate. A second lot with accessible parking is located on Congress Ave. Across from the carriage house and conservatory. Visitors may also park along the street on Algoma Boulevard, Congress Avenue, and Elmwood Avenue.

Does the Paine close in winter weather?

The Paine remains open and all tours continue during winter weather conditions. The Paine only closes during the most extreme weather conditions and does not follow school or other closings. In the event of severe weather near the time of a reservation, please call (920) 235-6903 or visit the Paine’s website or Facebook page for the most updated information.

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Become a Paine Member!

Admission to Rooms of Blooms is free for Members! Join by March 10, 2024 as a new Family Member ($100), and you’ll enjoy free admission for two adults and also complimentary “Tea for Two.”

Plus, Members receive free admission for a year!