Santa Barbara, California – (December 14th, 2022): Come and marvel at the gorgeous array of colors, sizes, and shapes of nature's most elegant flower at the 75th Annual International Orchid Show, taking place on March 10th to 12th, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., at the Earl Warren Showgrounds in Santa Barbara, California. The 2023 show is aptly named “Orchids - The Adventure Returns,” after the abrupt cancellation of the last show in 2020 due to the onset of the Covid pandemic. Finally, orchid lovers can immerse themselves in thousands of flowers beautifully displayed at one of the oldest, largest, and most prestigious orchid shows in the United States.
“Santa Barbara County has such a rich history with orchids, and it’s such an honor to celebrate 75 years of this show,” says Lauris Rose, President of Santa Barbara International Orchid Show. “It’s an exuberant event to celebrate the beauty of this flower and the growers that are so devoted to bringing it into our lives. We are thrilled with the growing list of participants. Not only can attendees delight in grand orchid displays but also enjoy exhibits of orchid art, photography, and floral arrangements and the bustling sales hall!”
The impressive attendance of growers that are local, domestic, and international alludes to the esteemed popularity of this historical gathering; vendors include:
Santa Barbara County Growers
Ambriz Kingdom of Plants
Orchid Society of Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Orchid Estate
Orchids of Los Osos
Sunset Valley Orchids
Wildflower Seed & Tool
Florida Orchid House
Orquideas Amazonicas PERU
A comprehensive workshop and demonstration schedule provides visitors with a rich and unique orchid experience. Tickets are on sale at the Santa Barbara International Orchid Show Box Office at Earl Warren Showgrounds each day of the show. Tickets can also be purchased online at https://sborchidshow.com, starting at $20.
The Santa Barbara International Orchid Show is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization to share the joy of the orchid world and educates the public about orchids via its annual show. Donations, large and small, are needed to help the show create new traditions for the future. To donate, please go to https://sborchidshow.com.
About The Santa Barbara International Orchid Show
The Santa Barbara International Orchid Show is celebrating its 75th year. It is one of the oldest, largest, and most prestigious orchid shows in the United States, reflecting the rich agricultural and orchid-growing history of Santa Barbara County, which took root at the turn of the century. Exhibits of orchid art, photography, and floral arrangements and a comprehensive workshop and demonstration schedule provide visitors with a rich and unique orchid experience. The forerunner of the Orchid Show was a flower show organized by the Santa Barbara Horticultural Society, which took place in 1945 at the Montecito Grange Hall. Find out more at https://sborchidshow.com/.