FEBRUARY 4-5, 2017 — Venice. FL
The Venice Area Orchid Society will present their 51th annual show and sale at the Venice Community Center in Venice, FL on February 4-5, 2017. Sixteen vendors will exhibit and sell 1000’s of blooming orchid plants as well as orchid floral arrangements, artwork, jewelry, accessories and supplies. The show is widely regarded as the most popular orchid show on Florida’s west coast and comes just before Valentine’s Day.
This major community event is expected to draw over 4000 attendees. Nationally recognized growers from as far away as Hawaii will exhibit and sell orchids. They include: Art Stone Orchids, Carmela Orchids, Florida SunCoast Orchids, Krull-Smith, Odom’s Orchids, Palmer Orchids, Phelps Farm, EFG Orchids, Mac’s Orchids and Plantio La Orquidea. More than 20 American Orchid Society (AOS) accredited judges travel from around the country to judge this event. Cash awards and trophies are awarded to the best exhibits and plants in each class.
The Venice Area Orchid Society is one of the largest and most active orchid societies in the U.S. with more than 300 members. Our annual show is our major fund raising event and is always held the first full weekend in February at the Venice Community Center in downtown Venice. The Community Center provides the perfect venue for displaying the orchid exhibits and sales areas. Please plan to join us!
Venice Community Center, 326 So. Nokomis Ave., Venice
Show Hours: Saturday 10am – 5pm. Sunday 10am – 4pm
Contact Carol Wood at ShowChair@VAOS.org for more information