Archive for the 'Events' Category

New York Botanical Garden Orchid Show Begins Today

Saturday, March 3rd, 2018

Tropical beauty abounds at the New York Botanical Garden’s annual Orchid Show, running from March 3rd – April 22nd. Check out a preview of the floral artistry in the video below. Visitors can enjoy the blooms during regular daytime hours, or with music, dancing, and cocktails during Orchid Evenings.

March Orchid Shows

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

March is a busy month for orchids, with events on every continent (ok, except Antarctica.) Majors shows are happening in Taiwan, Santa Barbara, San Diego, Montreal, Paris, and Shanghai. All of these events are great opportunities to enjoy amazing flowers. March 2 – 3 Englewood Area Orchid Society Show & Sale, Englewood United Methodist Church, […]

Pacific Orchid Expo 2018

Monday, February 26th, 2018

San Francisco celebrated another wonderful Pacific Orchid Expo this past weekend. A first pass through my photos has yielded these stunning blooms from the event. Now in its second year at the Hall of Flowers in Golden Gate Park, the show is smaller than it was for many years at Fort Mason’s larger facility. However, […]

66th Pacific Orchid Expo Is Coming This Weekend

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

The 66th Pacific Orchid Expo takes place this weekend in San Francisco, February 23rd – 25th. This year’s theme is “Curiouser and Curiouser, Orchids in Wonderland.” It’s one of the largest orchid shows in the world, and features tens of thousands of orchids, as well as other fascinating plants. It’s truly a wonderful sight, and […]

And More Winter Orchid Exhibits

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Check out these orchid exhibits for great Valentine’s Day activities or as warm respites from winter. Find previous listings here and here. February 8 – March 5 Mille et une orchidées (1001 Orchids) offers an escape from a chilly Paris winter at the Jardin des Plantes. Enjoy spectacular flowers among lush greenery in heated glasshouses. […]

February Orchid Shows

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

Orchid shows are great places to enjoy incredible flowers, take photos, talk to experts, and buy orchids. Many events are perfectly timed for Valentine’s Day. Two of the world’s biggest shows happen this month in Tokyo and San Francisco. February 1 – 4 Festival de Orquídeas, Plaza del Caribe, Ponce Bypass, Ponce, Puerto Rico February […]

More Winter Orchid Exhibits

Friday, January 26th, 2018

These extended orchid exhibits offer warm oases in the winter cold. They’re well-timed for Valentine’s Day, too. Find the previous listings here. January 27 – March 11 Celebrate Orchid Mania at the Cleveland Botanical Garden. And don’t miss the botanically-inspired fashion show created by Kent State University Fashion School. February 2 – March 11 Daniel […]

Winter Orchid Exhibits

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Botanical gardens are great places to escape winter doldrums, especially when they hold extended orchid exhibits for just that purpose. These amazing events run for weeks, and provide an easy way to enjoy a day in a tropical rainforest. January 11 – February 19 Denver Botanic Gardens presents an Orchid Showcase with hundreds of tropical […]

January Orchid Shows

Monday, January 1st, 2018

Welcome 2018 with orchids! There are shows around the world, despite the depths of winter in the northern USA and Europe. The Tamiami International Orchid Festival in Miami is one of the largest in the country, and always a spectacular show. January 5 – 8 World Orchid Show, Bunka Kaikan Culture Center, 2nd floor, Sunshine […]

December Orchid Events

Friday, December 1st, 2017

It may be the slowest month of the year for orchid shows, but there are still events around the world. Many orchid societies hold holiday celebrations or orchid auctions this month, so check with your local group for more info. December 2 – 3 Bonnet House Orchid, Garden & Gourmet Food Festival, Bonnet House, 900 […]