August Orchid Shows

Orchid shows are great ways to enjoy lots of flowers, talk to orchid vendors and experts, and meet local growers. Shows span the globe this month, taking place from Hilo to Houston, from Australia to the UK, and from Brazil to the Philippines. Attend one if you can.

August 1
Coalition of Orchid Species Symposium and Plant Sale, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables, Florida
August 3 – 8
Sociedad Colombiana de Orquideologia Show, Orquideorama, Jardín Botánico, Medellín, Colombia
August 5 – 8
Campbelltown Orchid Society Show, Narellan Town Centre, Camden Valley Way, NSW, Australia
August 6 – 7
Houston Orchid Society Workshop, Univ. of St. Thomas, Crooker Center, 3900 Graustark, Houston, Texas
August 6 – 8
Hilo Orchid Society Show and Sale, Edith Kanaka’ole Stadium, 350 Kalnikoa St., Hilo, Hawaii
August 6 – 8
National Orchid Extravaganza, Ellerman Park, 25a Kenthurst Rd., Round Corner, Dural, NSW, Australia
August 6 – 8
Manly Warringah Orchid Society Show, Dee Why RSL Club, Pittwater Rd., Dee Why, NSW, Australia
August 7
California Sierra Nevada Speakers’ Day, Oddfellows Building, 1831 Howe Ave. at Alta Arden, Sacramento, California
August 7
Palomar Orchid Society Annual Orchid Auction, Women’s Club of Carlsbad, 3320 Monroe St., Carlsbad, California
August 7 – 8
Festival of Orchids, Scone Palace, Perth, Perthshire and Kinross, Scotland, UK

August 8
Orchid Society of Greater St. Louis Auction, Missouri Botanical Gardens, Beaumont Room, 4344 Shaw Blvd., St. Louis, Missouri
August 13 – 15
Associacao Orquidofila Piracicabana ORQUIPIRA Show, Engenho Central, 7A and 7B, Pircacicaba, Brazil
August 12 – 23
Mid-Year Orchid and Garden Show, Manila Seedling Bank, EDSA Corner Quezon Ave., Quezon City, Philippines
August 13 – 15
St. Ives Orchid Fair, St. Ives Showground, Mona Vale Rd., St.Ives, NSW, Australia
August 14
Cymbidium Society of America New Zealand Branch Show, Western Springs Garden Community Hall, 956 Great North Rd., Western Springs, New Zealand
August 14 – 15
Port Macquarie Orchid and Bromeliad Society Show, Pt. Macquarie Panthers, 1 Bay St., Pt. Macquarie, NSW, Australia
August 19 – 22
Eastern Province Orchid Society Annual Show, Sherwood Garden Centre, Walker Dr., Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa
August 19 – 22
Bankstown Orchid Society Show, Bass Hill Plaza, Hume Hwy., Bass Hill, NSW, Australia
August 19 – 22
Western Suburbs Orchid Society Show, Ashfield Mall, 260A Liverpool Rd., Ashfield, NSW, Australia
August 20 – 22
Eurobodalla Orchid Club Show, Narooma Sports and Leisure Centre, Blue Water Dr., Narooma, NSW, Australia
August 20 – 22
Waitakere Orchid Club Spring Show, Kelston Community Centre, Awaroa & Great North Rds., Glendene, Waitakere City, New Zealand
August 20 – 22
Sapphire Coast Orchid Show, Twyford Hall, Market St., Merimbula, NSW, Australia
August 21
Wanganui Orchid Society Show, Community Art Gallery, Taupo Quay, Wanganui, New Zealand
August 21
Orchid Festival, Coleman’s Garden Centre, 6 Old Ballyclare Rd., Templepatrick, Northern Ireland, UK
August 24 – 27
Leisure Coast Orchid Society Show, Westfield Shopping Centre, King St., Warrawong, NSW, Australia
August 26 – 29
Garden Island Orchid Society Show, 2010 Kauai Farm Bureau Fair, Vidhina Stadium, Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii
August 27 – 28
Black Hills Orchid Society Festival, Horticulture Bldg., Central States Fair, Rapid City, South Dakota
August 27 – 28
Hibiscus Coast Orchid Society Show, Orewa Community Hall, Hibiscus Coast Hwy., Orewa, New Zealand
August 28 – 29
British Orchid Growers Association Summer Orchid Fayre, Dinton Pastures Country Park, Wokingham, Berkshire, UK

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4 Comments on “August Orchid Shows”

  1. nancy Says:

    just what I need — more reasons to go to Australia!

  2. AMJ Says:

    That’s a lot of shows!

  3. justgc Says:

    Thanks for putting this list together!

  4. gw818 Says:

    Nice blog post, from europe online