ossc calendar of events

OSSC strives to maintain the most comprehensive calendar available for all California orchid events. If your organization's California orchid event is not listed, please contact our webmaster here.

this year's remaining ossc events

DateEventTimeLocationMore InfoNotes
March 9Monthly Meeting7:30pmBurbankMore InfoSpkr: Doug Overstreet on "Greenhouse Pathogens and Pests and Their Remedies"
April 13Monthly Meeting7:30pmBurbankMore InfoSpkr: Peter Lin on "TBD"
May 11Monthly Meeting7:30pmBurbankMore Info 
June 13Annual Auction1:00pmBurbankMore Info 
July 13Monthly Meeting7:30pmBurbankMore InfoSpkr: Carol Beule on "Neofinetia and Their Hybrids"
September 14Monthly Meeting7:30pmBurbankMore Info 
October 12Monthly Meeting7:30pmBurbankMore InfoSpkr: Tim Culbertson on "The Zygopetalum Alliance"
November 9Monthly Meeting7:30pmBurbankMore Info 
December 14Annual Holiday Party7:30pmBurbankMore Info 

other california orchid events this year

DateEventTimeLocationMore InfoNotes
March 6Central California Orchid Society Show Fresno Home and Garden Show, Fresno Fairgrounds, Fresno, CAMore Info 
March 7Central California Orchid Society Show Fresno Home and Garden Show, Fresno Fairgrounds, Fresno, CAMore Info 
March 7Mariposa Garden Season Sale9am-3pmMariposa Garden, LakewoodMore Info 
March 8Central California Orchid Society Show Fresno Home and Garden Show, Fresno Fairgrounds, Fresno, CAMore Info 
March 9LBAOS Annual Orchid Auction6:30pmSt. Gregory's Episcopal Church Hall, Long BeachMore InfoPreview and Bidder Registration 6pm.
March 1375th Annual Santa Barbara International Orchid Show9am - 5pmEarl Warren Showgrounds, Santa BarbaraMore Info$14 Gen. Adm., $12 Seniors, Students and Advance Group Sales, 3 Day Pass $22, Seniors and Students $18, Children age 12 and under - free with paying adult
March 13Cal-Orchid Open House9am - 5pmCal-Orchid, Santa BarbaraMore Info 
March 13Gallup & Stribling Open House8am - 4pmGallup & Stribling, Carpinteria  
March 13Santa Barbara Orchid Estate Spring Open House8am - 5pmSanta Barbara Orchid EstateMore Info $7.50 specials, specimen plants, Autralian dendrobiums, spring-blooming cattleyas, & cymbidiums.
March 13Westerlay Orchids Open House8am - 5pmWesterlay Orchids, Carpinteria  
March 1474th Annual Santa Barbara International Orchid Show9am - 5pmEarl Warren Showgrounds, Santa BarbaraMore Info$12 Gen. Adm., $10 Seniors, Students and Advance Group Sales, 3 Day Pass $20, Seniors and Students $17, Children age 12 and under - free with paying adult
March 14AOS Pacific South Regional Judging10amThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore InfoHuntington Botanical Center, Lower Level
March 14Cal-Orchid Open House9am - 5pmCal-Orchid, Santa BarbaraMore Info 
March 14Gallup & Stribling Open House8am - 4pmGallup & Stribling, Carpinteria  
March 14Santa Barbara Orchid Estate Spring Open House8am - 5pmSanta Barbara Orchid EstateMore Info $7.50 specials, specimen plants, Autralian dendrobiums, spring-blooming cattleyas, & cymbidiums.
March 14Westerlay Orchids Open House8am - 5pmWesterlay Orchids, Carpinteria  
March 1574th Annual Santa Barbara International Orchid Show9am - 5pmEarl Warren Showgrounds, Santa BarbaraMore Info$12 Gen. Adm., $10 Seniors, Students and Advance Group Sales, 3 Day Pass $20, Seniors and Students $17, Children age 12 and under - free with paying adult
March 15Cal-Orchid Open House9am - 5pmCal-Orchid, Santa BarbaraMore Info 
March 15Gallup & Stribling Open House8am - 4pmGallup & Stribling, Carpinteria  
March 15Santa Barbara Orchid Estate Spring Open House9am - 5pmSanta Barbara Orchid EstateMore Info $7.50 specials, specimen plants, Autralian dendrobiums, spring-blooming cattleyas, & cymbidiums.
March 15Westerlay Orchids Open House8am - 5pmWesterlay Orchids, Carpinteria  
March 20Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
March 27Andy’s Orchids Annual Spring Open House10am - 4pmEncinitas, CAMore Infofree of charge
March 27Annual San Diego County Orchid Society Spring Show and Orchid Sale9am - 6pmScottish Rite Event Center San DiegoMore Info$10 Gen. Adm.; Weekend Pass $12; Children under 12 Free; Free Parking
March 27Cymbidium Orchid Open House and Sale9am - 5pmOrchids by ArtMore InfoRefreshments will be served. $5 on selected 1 gallon pots without spike. Call (818) 893-2987 for details
March 27San Joaquin Orchid Society Show Sherwood Mall, StocktonCall (209) 465-5454 for more info. 
March 28Andy’s Orchids Annual Spring Open House10am - 4pmEncinitas, CAMore Info 
March 28Annual San Diego County Orchid Society Spring Show and Orchid Sale10am - 4pmScottish Rite Event Center San DiegoMore Info$10 Gen. Adm.; Weekend Pass $12; Children under 12 Free; Free Parking
March 28Cymbidium Orchid Open House and Sale9am - 5pmOrchids by ArtMore InfoRefreshments will be served. $5 on selected 1 gallon pots without spike. Call (818) 893-2987 for details
March 28San Joaquin Orchid Society Show Sherwood Mall, StocktonCall (209) 465-5454 for more info. 
March 29Andy’s Orchids Annual Spring Open House10am - 4pmEncinitas, CAMore Infoso you need not ever leave.
March 29Annual San Diego County Orchid Society Spring Show and Orchid Sale10am - 4pmScottish Rite Event Center San DiegoMore Info$8 Gen. Adm.; Weekend Pass $10; Children under 12 Free
March 29Cymbidium Orchid Open House and Sale9am - 5pmOrchids by ArtMore InfoRefreshments will be served. $5 on selected 1 gallon pots without spike. Call (818) 893-2987 for details
March 29San Joaquin Orchid Society Show Sherwood Mall, StocktonCall (209) 465-5454 for more info. 
April 1San Fernando Valley Orchid Society Annual AuctionPreview: 6:45pm; Auction: 7pmSepulveda Garden CenterMore Info 
April 3Central California Orchid Society Show Preview Benefit South County Regional CenterMore InfoTickets: $35; Join us for a fun filled evening of wine, appetizers and a silent auction.
April 4Central Coast Orchid Show9am - 5pmSouth County Regional CenterMore InfoGen. Adm.: $6; Children 12 and under free
April 4Golden Gate Cymbidium Society Show & Sale9am - 4pmLakeside Garden Center, Lake Merritt, OaklandMore InfoFree Admission
April 4Mariposa Garden Open House 9am-3pmMariposa Garden, LakewoodMore Info 
April 4Santa Cruz Orchid Society Show & Sale9am - 5pmCabrillo College Horticultural Center, Aptos CaliforniaMore Info 
April 5Central Coast Orchid Show10am - 5pmSouth County Regional CenterMore InfoGen. Adm.: $6; Children 12 and under free
April 5Golden Gate Cymbidium Society Show & Sale10am - 4pmLakeside Garden Center, Lake Merritt, OaklandMore InfoFree Admission
April 5Santa Cruz Orchid Society Show & Sale10am - 4pmCabrillo College Horticultural Center, Aptos CaliforniaMore Info 
April 8Cool Growing Orchid Society Annual Orchid AuctionPreview: 6:30pm Auction: 7pm Free Parking, Admission, RefreshmentsGarden Grove Masonic Lodge More Info 
April 11AOS Pacific South Regional Judging10amThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore InfoHuntington Botanical Center, Lower Level
April 17Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
April 18Gold Coast Cymbidium Growers Show & Sale10am - 4pmRedwood City Community Activities BuildingMore InfoAdm: $5; Free Parking
April 19Gold Coast Cymbidium Growers Show & Sale10am - 4pmRedwood City Community Activities BuildingMore InfoAdm: $5; Free Parking
May 9AOS Pacific South Regional Judging10amThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore InfoHuntington Botanical Center, Lower Level
May 15Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
May 3073rd Sacramento Orchid Society Show & Sale10am - 5pmScottish Rite Masonic Center, SacramentoMore Info 
May 3173rd Sacramento Orchid Society Show & Sale10am - 4pmScottish Rite Masonic Center, SacramentoMore Info 
June 13AOS Pacific South Regional Judging10amThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore InfoHuntington Botanical Center, Lower Level
June 19Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
July 10Cal-Orchid Summer Hummer Sale9am - 5pmCal-Orchid, Santa BarbaraMore InfoCal-Orchid loves a party, so we host a select number of vendors that are rarely found at any other orchid shows.
July 11AOS Pacific South Regional Judging10amThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore InfoHuntington Botanical Center, Lower Level
July 11Cal-Orchid Summer Hummer Sale9am - 5pmCal-Orchid, Santa BarbaraMore InfoCal-Orchid loves a party, so we host a select number of vendors that are rarely found at any other orchid shows.
July 12Cal-Orchid Summer Hummer Sale9am - 5pmCal-Orchid, Santa BarbaraMore InfoCal-Orchid loves a party, so we host a select number of vendors that are rarely found at any other orchid shows.
July 17Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
July 25San Francisco Orchid Society "Orchids in the Park"10am - 5pmSan Francisco County Fair BuildingMore InfoGeneral Admission: $5, Seniors $4, Under 16 Free
July 26San Francisco Orchid Society "Orchids in the Park"10am - 5pmSan Francisco County Fair BuildingMore InfoGeneral Admission: $5, Seniors $4, Under 16 Free
August 8AOS Pacific South Regional Judging10amThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore InfoHuntington Botanical Center, Lower Level
August 21Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
September 12AOS Pacific South Regional Judging10amThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore InfoHuntington Botanical Center, Lower Level
September 18Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
September 19South Bay Orchid Society Show and Sale11am - 5pm; Sales start 9amSouth Coast Botanic GardenMore InfoGen'l Admission $9, Seniors $6; Students (with ID): $6; Children (5-12) $4; Children (4 years and under) Free
September 20South Bay Orchid Society Show and Sale9am - 4pm; Sales start 9amSouth Coast Botanic GardenMore InfoGen'l Admission $9, Seniors $6; Students (with ID): $6; Children (5-12) $4; Children (4 years and under) Free
October 10AOS Pacific South Regional Judging10amThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore InfoHuntington Botanical Center, Lower Level
October 16Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
November 14AOS Pacific South Regional Judging10amThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore InfoHuntington Botanical Center, Lower Level
November 20Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
December 12AOS Pacific South Regional Judging10amThe Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San MarinoMore InfoHuntington Botanical Center, Lower Level
December 18Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.

next year's ossc events

No more events are scheduled for this year.

next year's other california orchid events

DateEventTimeLocationMore InfoNotes
January 15Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
February 19Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
March 19Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
April 16Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
May 21Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
June 18Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
July 16Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
August 20Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
September 17Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
October 15Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
November 19Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
December 17Orchid Odyssey10am.– 2pmSan Diego ZooMore InfoThe Zoo’s orchid greenhouse is open to the public.
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