Annual Spring Show - An Orchid Journey

Time: Saturday, March 14, 2020, Vendors: 9am - 5pm, Exhibits: 12pm - 6pm
            Sunday, March 15, 2020, Vendors & Exhibits: 9am - 4pm​
Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel, 164 Fort Couch Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15241


This year, for the first time, the show will be held at Crowne Plaza Hotel. The show is open to the public, and admission is free, although voluntary donations at the door are greatly appreciated.

Visitors will be inspired by the beautifully crafted displays of live blooming orchids. Society members and expert orchid growers will be available to provide information about growing orchids, and free educational seminars will be held throughout both days of the show.

What are offered at the show
  • Exhibits
    Bring your camera, there will be hundreds of beautiful and unique orchids on display along with experts offering growing and maintenance techniques.

  • Orchid Sales Area
    One of the most popular features of the show is the Sales Area, where one may purchase orchids from a wide range of vendors from the eastern United States. Many plants are perfect for the beginning orchid grower, and there is also a large selection of rare and unusual orchids for the more adventurous grower.

    Vendor List:

    • Marlow Orchids

    • Marriott Orchids

    • Roberts Flower Supply

    • Wade’s Orchids

    • Woodstream Orchids

    • J & L Orchids

    • Ecuagenera

    • Mayfield Village Orchids

    • Windswept in Time Orchids

    • Oakwood Orchids

    • OSWP Members Orchids (To members: guidelines for selling orchids at Society Sales Table)

  • Free Education Lectures about Orchids. See schedule.

  • Orchid Repotting
    This year's show will again offer the very popular Repotting Table, where one may bring their orchids from home for some expert repotting by OSWP members. Visitors may watch and learn as their plants are being repotted. Advice is free, and the price for repotting a 6 inch or less pot is between $4 and $8. Larger or complicated repotting is priced on a case-by-case basis.

  • Raffle Table
    An hourly raffle of orchid plants and orchid related items will be held.

Orchid Show Registration

Pre-registration for the 2020 Annual Spring Show is now open to all who will be submitting plants for exhibit on March 13-15 in Pittsburgh. It benefits all exhibitors to have the entry slips ready for them early on Friday.  Walk-up registration is still available and we will be at the show to assist from 10 am to 6 pm.  Any exhibit entries received after 6 pm on Friday March 13 are subject to registration only with verified permission of the Registrar.


Members, we need your help!. Sign up to volunteer slots.