We hold our annual orchid show and sale in April each year. In addition to a wide range of exhibits, we have local and international vendors selling everything orchid-related. Don’t miss it!

Special Early Shopper Entry!

Seize the opportunity to browse and purchase orchids an hour before the Show opens to the public!

This ticket allows access to the Vendors' area between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. before the Show opens, on Saturday April 27 only. Does not include early access to the Display area. Displays can be viewed after 12 p.m.

 Advanced Entry tickets cannot be combined with any coupon or discount. Limit of 100 tickets available only.

The show is
open to the public

Saturday, April 27, 2024     noon – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 28, 2024       9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Tickets are available online or at the door.

General admission $15
Seniors (60+) and Youth (12-18) $12
Accompanied children under 12 FREE

Pay online

Use code GL24 for $2 discount

Pay at the door

Save the coupons on your phone or print them to get the $2 discount at the door.

How to get there?

Algonquin College - Building D

Enter through Building E beside parking lot no. 8

Free Parking in Lots 8 and 9 (Do not pay at kiosks in those lots). Download the instructions for the parking.

What to expect at the show

Montreal Display 1

Orchid displays

Enjoy the many orchid displays created by the Ottawa Orchid Society, visiting societies and vendors. Be amazed by the variety and beauty of the hundreds of blooming orchids.

Membership Page New Member Tile

Fragrance displays

Some orchids are deliciously fragrant but at different times of the day. You might want to visit this exhibit at different times to enjoy something new.

awards or photography display

Photography displays

This exhibit, along with the orchid and fragrance displays will be covered with ribbons and rosettes. Ribbon judging occurs before the show is open to the public.

awards or educational display

Educational displays

Come learn something new about orchids. Many of the educational displays are focused on conservation.


Ikebana displays

We are pleased to welcome exhibits from our Ottawa Ikebana schools. These elegant displays are not judged by tradition.


Orchid shopping

Expand your orchid collection and stock up on supplies. Many local and international vendors will be at our show. You can also shop from our members' collection at the Members' Sale table.

P30 membership and orchid care from earlier shows

Orchid care experts

Our Orchid Care table is staffed by experts from our society who will be able to answer any questions you have about your orchids.

P66 workshop at previous shows


We offer workshops where you can learn how to take care of orchid plants and more. This year, basic Phalaenopsis care and repotting workshops will be held on both days.