Susquehanna Orchid Society


For the Love of Orchids 
February 2, 3 and 4, 2018 from 9 to 5 pm


The Susquehanna Orchid Society presents the 34th annual Orchid Show and Sale in the

Milton & Catherine Hershey Conservatory.

More than 1,000 orchids representing dozens of orchid varieties will be on display, including rare species and unique hybrids.

Orchid societies from Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware participate in the annual exhibit. Several vendors will have orchids for sale. Societies, individuals and vendors will show displays that will be judged onsite by American Orchid Society judges and presented with awards. Several orchids displayed at previous SOS shows have received national recognition.

Orchid society members and the commercial vendors will spend all day January 31 transforming the Hershey Conservatory into an orchid oasis.  On Thursday morning, February 1st, a team of AOS judges will award show ribbons and trophies to the best of the best on display at the show
. The orchids will remain on public display Friday, Saturday and Sunday during regular conservatory hours.  An incredible variety of orchids will also be available for purchase.

Admission to the orchid show is free, but visitors to the SOS Orchid Show will be required to purchase general admission tickets to the Conservatory/Butterfly Garden. Free admission to members.


There will be four vendors. They are all high quality growers with specialities in different areas, so that our visitors will have a wide variety of orchids to purchase. Visit our Links page for more details.

Fishing Creek Orchids

Little Brook Orchids

Orchid Enterprise Inc

Wade's Orchids



January 31 abc27 will feature For the Love of Orchids on Good Day PA show airing at 12:30


January 31 WGAL will be at the conservatory filming setup and details of the Orchid Show



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