2017 Fort Lauderdale Orchid Society show


The Fort Lauderdale Orchid Society proudly presents
our annual Orchid Show for 2017
A Galaxy of Orchids
Come and enjoy!
  • Our show features:
  • Beautiful huge vendor exhibits
  • Local orchid society display tables
  • Raffles  – win orchids!
  • Orchid artwork from local schools
  • International plant vendors
  • Potting and growing supplies
  • American Orchid Society accredited judging
  • Hospitality table – store plants, get help taking purchases to your car
  • Free parking
  • Friday, January 20, 2017: 10 AM – 6 PM
  • Saturday, January 21, 2017: 10 AM – 6 PM
  • Sunday, January 22, 2017: 10 AM – 6 PM


Want first shot at the amazing plants available during our show while mingling with a select group of orchid lovers at a fabulous party? Come to our PREVIEW PARTY on Thursday before the show opens to the public!Enjoy a full buffet with champagne, hors d’oeuvres, beverages and dessert with live entertainment.  The displays are the freshest, vendors will be present, and attendees will get first chance to buy orchids that may be in limited quantities.

  • Thursday, January 19, 2017
  • 7:00pm to 10:00pm
  • Tickets are $70 per person
  • Purchase in advance – call Joan at 954-336-4948

2013 Party Pictures

2011 Party Pictures

If you are a member who has sold eight pre-sales tickets, contact Joan for your free Preview Party Ticket(s).



Pre-sales tickets are no longer for sale online.

Tickets purchased through PayPal will be held for you at “Will Call” in the War Memorial foyer the day of the show. Please ask for them by your last name or bring a printout of the email purchase confirmation from PayPal.

No returns or refunds of online purchases are available.

COUPON – Save $2

Admission is $10 per person with coupon. Print and save! Click for coupon. 


Tickets will be available at the door. Admission is $12 per person at the door.


Special rates are available for bus tours or large groups. Contact Joan (954-336-4948) for information.


NE War Memorial Auditorium [Directions]

800 NE 8 Street

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Parking is free.



This year we are awarding two Grand Champions for the best orchid flowers at the show.
  • Best Hobbyist’s Orchid Flower
  • Best Commercial Grower’s Orchid Flower
Judging is by official American Orchid Society judges. Each winner will receive a Grand Champion ribbon and a check for $250.00.
Hobbyist’s entries must be dropped off on Wednesday, January 18th, at the War Memorial Auditorium, between 3pm and 8pm. Get your orchids ready to win that grand prize and good luck!





Award photos by Greg Allikas; other photos by Chris Crepage and Saira Kaizad.


Volunteers needed!

There are many opportunities for our members to participate. Get a deeper appreciation of the orchid world while helping make the show a success. It is fun to help out.

To volunteer please sign up at our meeting or contact the Show Chair: Michael:  954-764-1239 michaelschaberl@comcast.net