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World Renowned Fashion Designer Vasily Vein Unveils One-of-a-Kind “Union Square in Bloom” Gown at Nieman Marcus
Union Square Alliance • April 24, 2023
What’s more fashionable than a spring day? The answer: an
original couture creation a la a spring day by local internationally acclaimed designer Vasily
Vein to honor this year’s 2nd Annual “Union Square in Bloom” initiative. Created by and
spearheaded by the Union Square Alliance (www.visitunionsquaresf.com), “Union Square in
Bloom” celebrates the area’s long history of floral creativity and display, including its rich
fashion forward traditions. The dress will be unveiled in a special fashion show event on
Thursday, May 11 (5pm – 7pm) at the Nieman Marcus Rotunda on Union Square and
modeled by Sonya Moldetskaya.
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“Union Square in Bloom” Enlivens The Heart of San Francisco This Spring & Summer
Union Square Alliance • April 19, 2023
Like fresh spring bulbs bursting forth following a long, damp winter, Union Square in Bloom returns for its second year with spectacular oversized floral displays cascading from area hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops, along with special offerings highlighting Union Square’s rich floral history and blooming rebirth. This May, leading up to a grand Mother’s Day Celebration, you can take a curated passport through all the blooms & attractions. Union Square will be in “full bloom” with numerous vibrant floral displays, welcoming residents, workers, and visitors to the heart of San Francisco.
80,000 Free Tulips Delight 30-35,000 San Franciscans on American Tulip Day
March 6, 2023
American Flower Bulb Day, presented by Royal Anthos, made its magnificent return to the city to honor International Women’s Day.
On Saturday, March 4, 2023, 30-35,000 people gathered at Union Square in San Francisco, CA, to pick a free bouquet from the 80,000 tulips donated in honor of International Women’s Day. The event aimed to brighten moods, kick off spring and celebrate inspirational women. Royal Anthos presented this free event with help from the Netherlands Consulate in San Francisco, San Francisco Recreation and Parks, and the Union Square Alliance.
American Tulip Day
Royal Athos, in community partnership with The Union Square Alliance, the Netherlands Consulate in San Francisco, and San Francisco Recreation and Parks • March 1, 2023
Today in Union Square Plaza, it's American Tulip Day: a colorful display of over 80,000 American-grown tulips, grown from Dutch bulbs, covering Union Square in celebration and honor of International Women's Day. The public is invited to come and pick a free bouquet of tulips for themselves or as a gift to a woman who has inspired them this past year.