73rd Annual Santa Barbara International Orchid Show

Hours: Open 9am – 5pm each day

  • Friday March 9, 2018 9 AM – 5 PM
  • Saturday March 10, 2018 9 AM – 5 PM
  • Sunday March 11, 2018 9 AM – 5 PM


Earl Warren Showgrounds (directions)

Highway 101 and Las Positas Road

3400 Las Positas Road

Santa Barbara, CA 93105


$14 General Admission
$12 Seniors and Students with ID
Free – Children 12 and under with a paying adult
3-Day Pass
$22 General Admission
$18 Seniors (age 65 and older) and Students (with ID)

  • Tickets available on-site during show hours.

Show Highlights

  • Fabulous displays of exotic orchid species and hybrids installed by exhibitors from around the world
  • Thousands of blooming orchid plants, as well as art work and orchid supplies for sale
  • Juried exhibition of orchid-themed fine art and photography
  • Free workshops on orchid care led by orchid experts
  • Unique flower arrangement exhibition

Concurrent Activities:

The Cymbidium Society of America holds an spectacular annual Cymbidium Congress and Banquet in conjunction with the Show. Click here for additional information on registration or this year’s slate of internationally recognized speakers!

The nurseries of the California Orchid Trail hold open houses in conjunction with the Show.

Santa Barbara is a tourist destination all year long. Click here for information on exciting things to do while you visit.


Earl Warren Showgrounds, owned by the State of California, charges $5 for parking during the Orchid Show.

Food & Refreshments

Available in the Showgrounds and at excellent restaurants throughout Santa Barbara

Frequently Asked Questions

For answers to many frequently asked questions (FAQ) about attending the show, click here…