Mark your calendars now for the 67th Miami International Orchid Show, “Falling In Love With Orchids,” Oct. 11-13 at the Bank United Center on the University of Miami campus in Coral Gables.
Presented by the South Florida Orchid Society, this annual event will showcase thousands of blooming orchids in beautiful table-top exhibits, 15 international and domestic orchid vendors, seven orchidrelated vendors, American Orchid Society judging, educational programs and more.
The Bank United Center, 1245 Dauer Dr., offers ample free parking, and is conveniently located within walking distance of the University Metrorail station. Admission to the show is $10 for adults (children under 10 admitted free), tickets may be purchased at the box office. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
The weekend events include the society’s signature lecture program, “Speakers’ Day,” on Saturday, Oct. 12. This all-day orchid education seminar features five internationally acclaimed speakers, plus morning coffee and tea, and lunch, for $45 per person. Saturday show admission is included. Tickets for Speakers’ Day must be purchased in advance from the South Florida Orchid Society. No tickets will be sold at the door for this lecture program.