75 Years of
Santa Barbara Tradition

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Virtual Show:

Orchids – A World of Adventure, 75th Show – cancelled

For a glimpse of our magnificent 75th Show, view our YouTube video or Facebook video. Watch a timelapse of the Show’s multi-day installation. Learn about the History of the Show from the American Orchid Society magazine.

Your virtual tour of past shows…

Enjoy Huell Howser’s classic tour of the Santa Barbara International Orchid Show and the California Orchid Trail, courtesy of the Chapman College archives.

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About Us

The Santa Barbara International Orchid Show 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. Visitors from all over the world return each March to delight in our grand orchid displays installed by local, national and international artisans and orchid enthusiasts. Exhibits of orchid art, photography and floral arrangements, in addition to a comprehensive workshop and demonstration schedule, provide visitors with a rich and unique orchid experience.

The Santa Barbara International Orchid Show is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization with the purpose of sharing the joy of the orchid world and educating the public about orchids via its annual Show in March. Support the Show with your tax-deductible donation.

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