Turn Your Field to Vase Dinner Experience Into a Full Alaska Adventure

The American Grown Field to Vase Dinner Tour is a special event in itself, but this July, we are taking the adventure to the next level with a stop in Homer, Alaska.

We invite you to explore the land of the midnight sun, where nature’s grandeur meets a vibrant floral paradise. Prepare to embark on an extraordinary journey that combines the enchantment of peonies with awe-inspiring adventures. Alaska offers a diverse range of experiences, from immersive floral retreats and captivating peony celebrations to breathtaking sightseeing and thrilling wildlife encounters. Get ready to create unforgettable memories as you dive into this wonderland.

To kickstart your Alaska floral adventure, plan your trip around the must attend award-winning Field to Vase Dinner at Scenic Place Peonies taking place on July 23, 2023.  This unique event combines the beauty of locally grown peonies with a delightful farm-to-table dining experience stunningly adorned by top floral designers. Savor delectable locally sourced cuisine while surrounded by blooming fields of these magnificent flowers while gazing upon a backdrop of the Kachemak Bay, creating an immersive atmosphere that will leave you in awe.

In addition to the farm-to-table dining experience, guests will enjoy live music, local microbrews, wine, a DIY flower bar, and design demonstration amongst many other aspects of the event. Guests also have the opportunity to meet and chat with the farmers and other industry leaders, learning about farming and producing gorgeous American blooms. The event promises to be a night to remember, celebrating the beauty of peonies, the importance of sustainable agriculture, and the joy of sharing a meal with friends and loved ones.

Extend your floral adventure by joining in other events during the month-long 4th annual Homer Peony Celebration, a vibrant festival dedicated to celebrating the beauty and versatility of peonies throughout the city. Engage in flower-themed events, attend workshops, and explore the local art scene, including Fleur de Paeonia showcasing botanical couture. Delight in the sight of thousands of blooming peonies while connecting with fellow flower enthusiasts from around the world.

Photo: Rachel Tweggs Photography

For an exclusive opportunity to further immerse yourself in the world of flowers, consider joining The Peony Retreat from The Floral Source taking place leading up to the Field to Vase Dinner. Discover the art of floral arrangement, learn from expert designer Kelly Shore (who is one of the designers for the Field to Vase Dinner), and engage in hands-on workshops. The retreat provides a serene environment where you can hone your floral skills and tap into your creative side.

While flowers take center stage in your Alaska journey, don’t miss the opportunity to explore the breathtaking natural beauty that surrounds Homer. Consider embarking on a sightseeing tour with St. Augustine’s Kayak and Tours or True North Kayak Adventures to witness majestic glaciers, charming waterways, and awe-inspiring mountain landscapes. Capture the essence of Alaska’s wilderness through hiking, kayaking, or taking a scenic flight.

Photo: True North Kayak Adventures

For those seeking an adrenaline rush, add an adventurous twist to your trip by including a bush pilot fishing trip or bear viewing excursion from Talon Air Service. Embark on a thrilling aerial adventure, fly to remote fishing spots, and cast your line amidst Alaska’s pristine rivers and lakes. Alternatively, witness the majesty of Alaska’s bears as you observe them in their natural habitat, creating lifelong memories.

Photo: Bear Viewing with Talon Air

Visiting Alaska, the last frontier, for the ultimate floral adventure is a dream come true for nature lovers and flower enthusiasts alike. Whether you’re captivated by the magnificent peonies or yearn for thrilling outdoor experiences, Alaska promises an unforgettable adventure. From the stunning flora and fauna, this enchanting destination will leave you with a profound appreciation for nature’s wonders. So, pack your bags and embark on a journey that combines floral immersion, exhilarating adventures, and the awe-inspiring landscapes of Alaska. Reserve your seat for the Field to Vase Dinner at Scenic Place Peonies on our Eventbrite page.

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