Celebrating Diversity - Pacific Orchid Exposition 2023

The San Francisco Orchid Society presents ...

Celebrating Diversity

the 70th Annual Pacific Orchid Exposition

There will be thousands of orchid flowers and plants on display, with judging from the American Orchid Society, as well as plants for sale from San Francisco Orchid Society members and many local, national & international nurseries. See expert-led hands-on demonstrations. Get advice about successfully growing and blooming orchids at home in the San Francisco Bay Area. Learn about ongoing efforts to promote orchid habitat conservation around the world. Families are welcome, and there will be special activities for children and people of all ages and interests.


Single Day General Admission Price: $12 advance / $15 at the door -

A Preview Night event on Thursday February 23rd (6:00-9:00pm) where adult attendees will be the first to see the orchid displays and have first pick from show vendors (orchid growers from all over the world offering the very best selection and some of the most exotic orchids available today), all with with reduced crowds (a few hundred rather than a few thousand people). Preview night attendees must be 21 and older since wine from our Premier Sponsor Oakville Ranch Winery will be served along with a light food menu catered by La Méditerranée) to the Latin Jazz sounds of Johnny Escobedo, Mario Vega and others from the group “El Guajiro.”

Preview Night Admission Price: $50 advance / $80 at the door Weekend Pass including Preview Night: $60 advance / $100 at the door (Preview night tickets are SOLD OUT - a limited number will be available after noon on the day of the event and at the door on Thursday night)

Phone: ‭(864) 663-6035‬ Email: info@orchidsanfrancisco.org A discount is available for students (any age) and seniors (65 years and over) with picture ID; Friday through Sunday children 13 years old and under get in free with a paid adult chaperone.

Confirmed Vendors for POE 2023 are:

Afri Orchids - Brookside Orchids - Cal-Orchid - CCSF Environmental Horticulture/Floristry -

D&D Flowers - Ecuagenera - Flori-Culture - Gold Country Orchids - Golden Gate Orchids -

High Desert Orchids - New Earth Orchids - Orchids and Gardens - Orchid Design -

Orchids of Los Osos - Paph Paradise - Seed Engei - Sunset Valley Orchids -

T&T Orchids - Ten Shin Orchids - Tropical Exotique & TROPICALS


Additional Information

Tickets will also be available at the door during the event.

This event will be rain or shine and family friendly -

Refunds will be available on a case by case basis.

Parking can be found immediately surrounding venue inside the park on the streets near Stow Lake and museum concourse garages.

Thank you for supporting SFOS!