Orchid Show & Sale

Date:
1/31/2020 - 2/2/2020
Repeating Every:
sunday, friday, saturday
Time:
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Event Details:

Orchid Show & Sale
hosted by the Susquehanna Orchid Society

Friday, January 31 to Sunday, February 2
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Member-Only Preview: 
Thursday, January 30 from 2 to 5 p.m.

The Susquehanna Orchid Society presents the 36th annual orchid show and sale in the Milton & Catherine Hershey Conservatory.

More than 1,000 orchids representing dozens of varieties will be on display, including rare species and unique hybrids. In addition, vendors will have orchids for sale; various orchid societies will have showy displays that will be judged onsite and presented with awards. Included in admission; members are free.

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New! Join us for daily tours
and informational sessions.

Both are free with admission.

Tours are at 9:15 a.m. and 4 p.m. each day.  
Please meet at the admissions area.

Informational sessions are at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. each day in the former admissions building. Seating is limited.

Details below.

Friday, January 31

Orchid Show Tours
9:15 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Tour the Orchid Show with Dr. Walter Meshaka, President of Susquehanna Orchid Society and Sadie Smith, Manager of Conservatory Habitats, Hershey Gardens.

Informational Sessions 
11 a.m.: Dr. Walter Meshaka, Orchid Repotting Demo
2 p.m.: Wade Hollenbach of Wade's Orchids, All Things Paphiopedilum

Saturday, February 1

Orchid Show Tours
9:15 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Tour the Orchid Show with Dr. Walter Meshaka, President of Susquehanna Orchid Society and Sadie Smith, Manager of Conservatory Habitats, Hershey Gardens.

Informational Sessions
11 a.m.: 
Trey Pyfer of Littlebrook Orchids: Diversity of Species and Hybrid Phalaenopsis and their Care
2 p.m.: Wade Hollenbach of Wade's Orchids, Bulboplyllum care

Sunday, February 2

Orchid Show Tours
9:15 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Tour the Orchid Show with Dr. Walter Meshaka, President of Susquehanna Orchid Society and Sadie Smith, Manager of Conservatory Habitats, Hershey Gardens.

Informational Sessions
11 a.m.: Ken Meier from Orchid Enterprise, Choosing the Right Orchid to Grow in your Home
2 p.m.: Steve Male from Fishing Creek Orchids, Standard House Plants and Orchids and the Differences in their Care