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Asheville Orchid Festival

April 2, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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April 2, 2023


9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Education Center

22nd Annual Asheville Orchid Festival 

The North Carolina Arboretum April 1st – 2nd 2023  9:00am – 5:00pm

World-class orchid growers and breeders along with regional orchid societies will exhibit at this annual show by the Western North Carolina Orchid Society, with hundreds of orchids presented in carefully crafted displays.

Orchids will be for sale by vendors from Ecuador and across the United States. Attendees should expect rare species, cutting-edge hybrids and something for all orchid lovers. All festival exhibits, programs and educational lectures each day are included. Admission to the festival is $5 per person in addition to the Arboretum’s parking fee. Children 12 and under, free.


About the Western North Carolina Orchid Society

The WNCOS, a registered 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, formed in 1962 and is an affiliate of the American Orchid Society. Our mission is to share the excitement and joy of cultivating orchids, and to promote orchid conservation. The Asheville Orchid Festival is the highlight of our annual calendar, and we invite everyone to join us in the celebration of orchids. WNCOS generally meets on the second Sunday of each month at the Asheville Visitor Center, located at 36 Montford Ave. Asheville, NC 28801. All orchid lovers are welcome to attend our meetings, which usually begin at 2 PM and are free and open to the public. No experience is necessary, just an appreciation for orchids and a desire to learn more about them! For more information, please visit www.wncos.org.