WATCH: Platinum Coast Orchid Society 58th Annual Orchid Show and Sale Set May 5-7 at Kiwanis Island Park

By  //  April 29, 2023

'Orchid Fantasy' will feature beautiful exhibits from local and international growers

ABOVE VIDEO: The 2022 Orchid Show and Sale was held at Kiwanis Island Park Gymnasium on Merritt Island last April. The show, “A Rainbow of Orchids,” featured beautiful exhibits from local and international commercial growers, local orchid societies, and society members.

The Platinum Coast Orchid Society will hold its annual Orchid Show and Sale from May 5 to May 7 at Kiwanis Island Park Gymnasium on Merritt Island. This year’s show, “Orchid Fantasy,” will feature beautiful exhibits from local and international commercial growers, local orchid societies, and society members. For information on the time and date for registering orchids, please CLICK HERE.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Platinum Coast Orchid Society will hold its annual Orchid Show and Sale from May 5 to May 7 at Kiwanis Island Park Gymnasium on Merritt Island.

This year’s show, “Orchid Fantasy,” will feature beautiful exhibits from local and international commercial growers, local orchid societies, and society members.

This is an American Orchid Society judged show and PCOS encourages orchid hobbyists in the community to enter their orchids for judging.

There will be scheduled lectures on Saturday and daily door prizes donated by community sponsors.

Platinum Coast Orchid Society members and participating vendors will be available for advice on growing and caring for orchids. Orchid culture sheets and handouts will also be available.

This annual event is held in the air-conditioned Kiwanis Island Park Gymnasium and Annex, located at 951 Kiwanis Island Park Road, off State Road 520, ½ mile east of Merritt Square Mall. Show hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.

Parking is free, and admission is just $5.

For information on the time and date for registering orchids, please CLICK HERE.

Orchid Vendors Include:

■ Accent Orchids, St. Petersburg, FL
■ Bredren Orchids, Plymouth, FL
■ Krull Smith, Apopka, FL
■ Odom’s Orchids, Fort Pierce, FL
■ Orchid Trail, Merritt Island, FL
■ Orchids in Bloom, Mt. Plymouth, FL
■ Orchis Floriculturing, Inc., Taiwan
■ Ritter Tropic 1 Orchids, Kissimmee, FL
■ Smiley’s Orchids & Greenery, Clermont, FL
■ So Orchids, Lakeland, FL

Other Vendors:

■ Hick’s Orchid Supplies, Orlando, FL

Orchid Societies:

■ Central Florida Orchid Society
■ Volusia County Orchid Society

The show will feature informative lectures and spectacular orchid exhibits created by commercial growers and amateur exhibitors. Commercial growers in attendance will have thousands of orchid plants for sale to the general public. Some of the growers are from the immediate area, while others are from throughout Florida and the world.

There will be drawings for door prizes throughout the duration of the Show.

A wide range of orchid-growing supplies will also be available for sale to the public. The show is an American Orchid Society (AOS) judged event. Worthy entries in the

For information on the time and date for registering orchids, please CLICK HERE.

The Platinum Coast Orchid Society will hold its annual Orchid Show and Sale from May 5 to May 7 at Kiwanis Island Park Gymnasium on Merritt Island. This year’s show, “Orchid Fantasy,” will feature beautiful exhibits from local and international commercial growers, local orchid societies, and society members.

Membership in the society is $15 a year, and applications will be available at the courtesy booth at the show for those interested. Monthly meetings with programs, plant sales, picnics, parties, and informative presentations are some of the benefits of belonging to the society.

A portion of the proceeds from the show will benefit The Candlelighters of Brevard, Inc., which is dedicated to providing emotional and financial support to children with cancer and their families.

For more information on the show, visit PlatinumCoastOrchidSociety.org or call 321-525- 7540.

The Platinum Coast Orchid Society will hold its annual Orchid Show and Sale from May 5 to May 7 at Kiwanis Island Park Gymnasium on Merritt Island. This year’s show, “Orchid Fantasy,” will feature beautiful exhibits from local and international commercial growers, local orchid societies, and society members.
The Platinum Coast Orchid Society will hold its annual Orchid Show and Sale from May 5 to May 7 at Kiwanis Island Park Gymnasium on Merritt Island. This year’s show, “Orchid Fantasy,” will feature beautiful exhibits from local and international commercial growers, local orchid societies, and society members.
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