Paradise of Orchids: Asheville Orchid Festival Member Preview Night

Friday, March 24, 2017, 4 – 7 p.m. – EVENT IS FULL

Please join us for a sneak preview of the 2017 Asheville Orchid Festival, co-hosted by the Western North Carolina Orchid Society (WNCOS).

  • Be the first to see an extraordinary showcase of award-winning blooms of every shape and color in carefully crafted orchid displays.
  • Purchase plants and supplies from orchid growers and breeders from Ecuador and across the United States.
  • Listen to musicians from Pan Harmonia.
  • Enter the member drawing for a chance to win an exotic orchid.

Food and beverages will be available for purchase from Savory Thyme Cafe. Dinner reservations encouraged: (828) 333-2334 or Menu available online at

This is an exclusive member-only event. The event is full, with no more space available, and we are no longer accepting reservations. Members are asked to not bring non-member guests to the preview. Registrants must show their event ticket at check-in to enter.

Please note: Admittance to the main Asheville Orchid Festival exhibit, March 25 – 26, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., is $5 per person (collected at the door). Children 12 and under are free. Proceeds benefit WNCOS, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to promoting orchid growth and culture in Western North Carolina. Standard parking fees apply for non-Arboretum-Society members.