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66th S.B. International Orchid Show

This year's theme is "Get your kicks with orchids."

When: Friday, March 11, 2011, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara

Cost: $10 - $12

Age limit: Not available

Categories: Special Events

Description:

Get your kicks with orchids this March at the Santa Barbara International Orchid Show, which celebrates its 66th consecutive year in 2011. As the longest running and one of the most prestigious orchid shows in the United States, the Santa Barbara International Orchid Show draws top local, regional and international growers for a three day extravaganza of lush garden displays and floral arrangements featuring exotic and beautiful orchids. In addition, the Santa Barbara Art Association manages a juried exhibition of orchid-themed fine art and photography. Expert growers will give potting demonstrations and provide growing tips and cultural information to interested visitors. The extensive sales area features vendors from all over the United States, South America, Australia, and Asia who will offer thousands of blooming orchid plants for sale. Concurrent with Orchid Show weekend, local orchid nurseries will hold open houses and special sales. Make an excursion to the Orchid Show to discover the beauty of orchids!

Information: www.sborchidshow.com or 805-403-1533.

Tickets: $12 adults; $10 seniors/students with ID; free for children 12 & under with adult. Tickets are available at the Box Office during the show weekend; tickets are also available through Ticketmaster.

Phone: 805-403-1533

Event posted Feb. 22, 2011
Last updated Feb. 22, 2011

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