CALENDAR OF SHOWS 2021

The calendar shows the events planned for garden clubs in Queensland on a monthly basis With the uncertainty of COVID 19 restrictions, please refer to the society website to verify the event is still happening.

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JANUARY

FEBRUARY

Begonia show Saturday 27th February

DATE               Saturday 27 February

OPEN TIMES    9am – 4pm

PLACE             Auditorium, Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha, Toowong

COST               $3

FEATURES      

CONTACT         Shevanti Ph 55022579 a/h; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

MARCH

“25 Anniversary Colour on Parade’             Northern District Horticultural Society & Qld Dahlia Society

DATE               Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 March

OPEN TIMES    Saturday 12-4pm, Sunday 9- 3pm

PLACE             Wavell Heights Community Centre, Edinburgh Castle Rd, Wavell Heights

COST               $3, children free; free parking

FEATURES       Horticultural show featuring around 200 dahlias, floral art, roses, pot plants, cut flowers and orchids

CONTACT         Noel Ph 33593457

Dahlia Show Qld Dahlia Society Show

Date                  Sat 13-Sun 14       

Venue               Auditorium Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

CONTACT         Noel Ph 33593457

Bromeliad and Tropicals Show & Sales Bromeliad Society of Qld

DATE               Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 March

OPEN TIMES    Sat 8-4; Sun 8-1

PLACE             Belmont Shooting Complex, 1485 Old Cleveland Rd Belmont

COST               $4 children under 15 free

FEATURES       variety of plants for sale from over thirty experienced growers including bromeliads, tropicals, indoor plants, orchids, hoyas, begonias, succulents and many more.

CONTACT         This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

APRIL

A Garden A-Fair Queensland Council of Garden Clubs

Date                 Sat 10 – Sun 11 Garden A-Fair      PostPoned Sat 19 and Sun 20 June Cancelled

Venue               Auditorium Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Contact             www.qcgc.net

Autumn Garden Spectacular (Ipswich Orchid Society)

DATE               Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 April

OPEN TIMES    tbc

PLACE             Silkstone State School, Prospect St, Silkstone

COST               tbc

FEATURES       orchids, bromeliads, cultural advice, Australian natives, hibiscus, potting demonstrations, craft sale table and much more; refreshments, bus trips and groups especially welcome, wheelchair friendly

CONTACT         This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Queensland Orchid Society Autumn Show

DATE               Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 April

OPEN TIMES    Sat 8.30am – 3.30pm Sun 8.30am – 3pm

PLACE             Belmont Shooting Complex, 1485 Old Cleveland Rd Belmont

COST               tbc

FEATURES       Orchid plants in bloom for sale, potting demonstrations, floral art, free cultural advice

CONTACT         This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wondai Autumn Garden Expo

DATE               Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 April

OPEN TIMES    Sat 8– 4.30pm Sun 8-1pm

PLACE             Wondai Sportsground & Lions Pavillion, Bunya Highway, Wondai

COST               $5, children under 15yrs free

FEATURES       Horticultural Show and display, quality stalls for garden and home items, Guest speakers, plant cloakroom, entertainment, free parking, disabled parking

                        (Also South Burnett Orchid Society Annual Show on Saturday 9.30am – 3pm at Wondai RSL Hall, MacKenzie St; cost $3, contact 41681695)

CONTACT         www.wondaigardenexpo.com 

Plants Market by Native Plants QLD

DATE               Saturday 24 April

OPEN TIMES    9am – 3pm

PLACE             Samford Showgrounds 38 Showgrounds Dr, Highvale-Samford Valley

COST               tbc

FEATURES       Native plants for sale; expert advice; light refreshments on sale

CONTACT         www.sgapqld.org.au

MAY

Eastern District Orchid Society 55th Autumn Show

DATE               Saturday 1 & Sunday 2 May

OPEN TIMES    Sat 8.30am-4pm Sun 8.30am-3pm

PLACE             Belmont Shooting Complex, 1485 Old Cleveland Rd Belmont

COST               $4 children under 14 free

FEATURES      

CONTACT         edos.org.au/edos-show

Bonsai Show Bimer Bonsai Club

DATE               Saturday 1 & Sunday 2 May

OPEN TIMES    Sat 9am – 5pm Sun 9am – 4pm

PLACE             Auditorium Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha

COST               Adults $3 Child under 13 years free

FEATURES       Majestic Bonsai o display, Demonstrations at 10am and 1pm daily. Items for sale including a large                                  green stock area plus all other Bonsai items

CONTACT         Bruce ph 3263 9609

Qld Rose Society Autumn Show

DATE               Saturday 8 & Sunday 9 May

OPEN TIMES    Sat 11.30am-4pm, Sun 9am – 2.30pm

PLACE             The Auditorium, Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, Toowong

COST               $4 children under 12 free

FEATURES        hundreds of colourful, fragrant blooms, friendly and experienced rose growers to answer your questions, and give you advice about which are the best roses to grow in Queensland and how to care for them. Rose potting demonstration. Cut roses, potted roses and gardening products for sale, as well as a variety of 'rosy items' and refreshments.

CONTACT         Website: www.qld.rose.org.au

Pine Rivers Garden and Plant Fair

DATE               Saturday 15 & Sunday 16 May

OPEN TIMES    Sat 8.30 – 4pm, Sun 8.30 – 3pm

PLACE             Pine Rivers Show Ring, 757 Gympie Road, Lawnton

COST               $6, children under 15 free

FEATURES       Focused on gardens and plant lovers of all types with "birds and bees" the theme. Plant sales,  garden equipment, ornaments, bees, insect houses, chickens and more. Great guest speakers, plant creche, food stalls, live music. Dogs on leashes are welcome

CONTACT         www.pineriversgardenandplantfair.com

 Herb Awareness Qld Herb Society

DATE               Sunday 30 May

OPEN TIMES    9am – 3pm

PLACE Albion Peace Hall, 102 McDonald Rd, Windsor

COST               Free; no ATM on site

FEATURES       Herb displays, Learn how to garden sustainably in our challenging climate with popular Brisbane gardener, Kate Wall. Share in Chef Dale Chapman's passion for the traditional dishes of her childhood as she prepares indigenous bush tucker. Demonstrations, guest speakers, and workshops presented by qualified Queensland Herb Society members. Learn to propagate herbs and other plants at the coffee cup recycling station. Culinary, medicinal & rare herbs and other plants for sale. Market stalls with unique herbal products, preserves, cosmetics, arts & crafts, bush foods. Café Sage for delicious, home-made, herb inspired foods and beverages

CONTACT         www.qldherbsociety.org.au

Flyer   Herb Awareness Qld Herb Society

JUNE

Gardening on the Edge by Maleny Garden Club Inc

DATE               Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 June Cancelled

OPEN TIMES    9am to 4pm

PLACE             Maleny Showgrounds, Maleny-Stanley River Road, Maleny

COST               $5 per garden

FEATURES       Country gardens all different and unique; Garden Market (free entry), plant & produce stalls (talk to experts), camellia flower display, homemade refreshments

CONTACT         www.malenygardenclub.org

Esk Garden & Lifestyle Fair

DATE               Saturday 19 June

OPEN TIMES    8 - 3pm

PLACE             old Esk Railway Station in Pipeliner Park, Esk

COST               gold coin donation

FEATURES       variety of plants & everything gardening. Guest Speakers. Free entertainment. Live chainsaw sculpture carving. Delicious food, specialty coffee.

CONTACT         facebook.com/eskgardenandlifestylefair 

Friendship Day QCGC  Cancelled

Date          Wednesday 30th June  RSVP 21 June Club competition max 6 per club

Time          9:30 am for a 10am Start

Place         Auditorium Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mount Coot-tha.  

Features   Wendy Wragge Competition Clare Barker State Emergency Service

Contact     Anne Baster 0439 720 565

Email         This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

JULY

Qld Camellia Society

DATE               Saturday 04 July

OPEN TIMES   

PLACE             Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha, Toowong

COST            

FEATURES      

CONTACT         Belinda 0401 477 832 

Qld Garden Expo

DATE               Friday 9 – Sunday 11 July.  Life is a garden

OPEN TIMES    Fri, Sat 8am - 5pm, Sun 8am-4pm

PLACE             Nambour Showgrounds

COST               $20 tickets only available on line.

FEATURES       a comprehensive Garden Expo Enchanted garden competition

A Strawberry Affair

Caboolture Garden Club Friendship Day

Date Wednesday 14th July

Time 9 am for a 10am start

Location Gamgee Hall, Caboolture Showgrounds, Beerburrum Road

Contact wThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   0402 451 602

Toowoomba Orchid Society Winter Show Cancelled

DATE               Saturday 17 – Sunday 18 July Cancelled

OPEN TIMES    Sat 8.30am - 4pm, Sun 8.30am-3pm

PLACE             St Pauls Church Hall, Phillip St Toowoomba

COST             $4

FEATURES       Orchid Show, plant sales, expert advice, membership information, craft stalls, nursery supplies

CONTACT         Cec 0457 453 575

Winter Gardening Extravaganza Warwick Horticultural Society

DATE               Wednesday 21 – Thursday 22 July

OPEN TIMES   10am to 5pm then 9am to 4pm

PLACE             St Mary’s Church Hall, Phillip St Warwick

COST             $4

FEATURES       Orchid Show, plant sales, expert advice, membership information, craft stalls, nursery supplies

CONTACT         Margot 07 4661 1414

John Oxley District Orchid Society

DATE               Saturday 24 – Sunday 25 July

OPEN TIMES    Sat 8.30am -4pm, Sun 9am-3pm

PLACE             Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha Toowong

COST               $4 children free

FEATURES       Display of large variety of orchids, potting demonstrations, cultural advice, orchid plants for sale , potting requirements, light refreshments

CONTACT         https://www.jodos.org.au    

Botanical Bazaar 2021

DATE               31st July and 1st August 2021

OPEN TIMES   Saturday 11:30 - 17:30     Sunday - 09:00 - 16:00

PLACE             Country Paradise Parklands, Nerang

COST               pre-purchased tickets only.

FEATURES      See a huge variety of green exhibitors plus family activities, workshops and educational talks by celebrity gardeners and horticulture experts.

CONTACT        www.botanicalbazaargc.com.au   

AUGUST

Royal National Show EKKA

Date 7th to 15th August Cancelled maybe next year

Fashion Parade QCGC

Date Wednesday 25th August Cancelled maybe next year

Open Times Morning

Place    Auditorium, Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha

Contact Anne Baster 0439 720 565

Sogetsu Ikebana Qld

DATE               Saturday 21 – Sunday 22 August  Cancelled maybe next year

OPEN TIMES   10:30 am daily tours 11:30 am and 2:30 pm

PLACE             Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

COST               $5

FEATURES      Japanese art of flower arrangement ikebana

CONTACT         https://ikebanabrisbane.org.au

Flyer                 Sogetsu Ikebana Exhibition

Ipswich Home Gardener’s Expo Glebe Garden Club, Ipswich

DATE               Saturday 28 August   Cancelled maybe next year

OPEN TIMES    8.30am – 3pm

PLACE             Glebe Rd & Green St, Booval

COST               tbc

FEATURES       Special Guest Speakers, huge variety of exhibitors entertainment all day, food and refreshments available,

CONTACT         expo.glebegardenclubipswich.com.au

SEPTEMBER

Native Plants Qld

DATE               Saturday 4 – Sunday 5 September

OPEN TIMES   

PLACE             Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha Toowong

COST            

FEATURES      

CONTACT         https://npq.org.au

Horticultural Expo Laidley Garden Club

DATE               Thursday 9 – Saturday 11 September   Cancelled

OPEN TIMES    7am- 4pm

PLACE             Laidley Cultural Centre Laidley Plainland Rd

COST               gold coin donation

FEATURES       30-40 stall holders of horticultural and agricultural products. Food and drink vans onsite

CONTACT         Eileen 0413 136 861 or Cec 07 5465 6910

Twin Towns & District Annual Flower and Garden Expo

DATE               Saturday 11 September  Cancelled

OPEN TIMES    8.30am to 3:00pm

PLACE             Tweed Heads Cultural & Civic Centre Auditorium, Brett Street

COST               This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. admission $5 Adults, children Free

FEATURES       flower and plant displays, workshops, plant sales, raffles and photo competition

CONTACT        Christine Hassall 0414340644 Monika 0412638373

Flyer                Twin Towns & District Garden Club Presents FLOWER & GARDEN SHOW 2021

                        Introductory Letter Twin Towns

Picnic at Sherwood Arboretum

DATE               Thursday 16th September

OPEN TIMES   10 am   RSVP 3 Sept.

PLACE             Sherwood Arboretum, Turner and Jolimont St. Sherwood

COST               Free

FEATURES      Guided Tour by BCC 0439 720 565

CONTACT        email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.         Ann Baster  0439 720565

Flyer                 Picnic at Sherwood Arboretum

West Brisbane Orchid Society

DATE               Saturday 18 – Sunday 19 September

OPEN TIMES   

PLACE             Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha Toowong

COST            

FEATURES      

CONTACT         email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Spring Show Toowoomba Orchid Society

DATE                 Friday 17 to Tuesday 21 September

OPEN TIMES    Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon 8.30am - 4pm, Tue 8.30am-2pm

PLACE             St Pauls Church Hall, Phillip St Toowoomba

COST               $4

FEATURES       Orchid Show, plant sales, expert advice, membership information, craft stalls, nursery supplies

CONTACT         Cec 0457 453 575 

Geranium & Pelargonium Society

DATE               Saturday 25

OPEN TIMES    9am-3pm

PLACE             Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha Toowong

COST             $3

FEATURES       plants for sale, refreshments

CONTACT         http://www.qldgeraniumsociety.com/

Wondai Spring Garden Expo

DATE               Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 September

OPEN TIMES    Saturday 8am to 4.30pm, Sunday 8am to 1pm

PLACE             Wondai Sportsground, Bunya Highway, Wondai

COST               $5, kids under 15yrs free

FEATURES       Quality plants, allied nursery products, home decorator items

CONTACT         Helen 4168 9297; Joe 0413 115 495 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bromeliad Society of Queensland’s 2021 SPRING SHOW

DATE               Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 September

OPEN TIMES    Saturday 8 am to 4 pm, Sunday 8am to 1pm

PLACE             Genesis Christian College Sport Hall, Youngs Crossing Rd, Bray Park

COST               $4, FREE entry will be given to any group of 10 or more people from a Garden Club

FEATURES       Quality plants, Free Information available from experienced growers.

CONTACT         This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   call Lien Smith on 0422 125 302

Flyer                 Bromeliad Society of Queensland’s 2021 SPRING SHOW 

                        BromsQld Show PDF

OCTOBER 

Qld Rose Society

DATE               Sunday 10 October 

OPEN TIMES   9 am to midday

PLACE             Donelles Rose Nursery, 37 Cross acre Street Dolandella

COST              Raflles and plants

FEATURES      Spring Mini Rose Show

CONTACT         http://www.qld.rose.org.au/

 

Darling Downs Rose Society

DATE               Saturday 9– Sunday 10 October 

OPEN TIMES 10:30 am close 5pm then 9am to 3pm

PLACE            The Rose Cottage Newtown Park, Holberton st, Toowoomba

COST              Gold Coin

FEATURES      Spring Rose Show

CONTACT         Veronica Firth 046 155 539

Flyer                 Rose Cottage

Stanthorpe Garden Fest And Trade Fair

Date              Friday 8th and Saturday 9th October

Open Times  9 am to 4 pm.

Place             Stanthorpe Showgrounds , 8 High Street

Cost              Free

Features       Landscape Supplies Craft Sale Plant Displays and Sales

Phone          0449003325 

Flyer            The Stanthorpe Garden Club Inc Gardenfest

Buderim Garden Club Festival

Date                15th,16th and 17th October

Time                3pm till 7pm then 8am to 4pm then 8am to 2pm

Place               Buderim War Memorial Hall, Main and Church Streets.

Costs               $15 discount $12

Features. Seniors Lunch Spring Flowers, Photographic display, Plant sales

Contact        buderimgardenclub.com, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. phone 0448 714 561

 

African Violet & Gesneriad Annual Show and Plant Sale

DATE               Saturday 16 October  Cancelled

OPEN TIMES    Sat 11am – 4pm

PLACE             Auditorium Brisbane Botanical Gardens Mt Coot-tha

COST               Adults $4, children free

FEATURES       Largest display and sale of African violets and their related Gesneriads in Qld;

                          advice on growing, potting supplies, leaves and plants of all sizes for sale;

                          refreshments available; crafts for sale

CONTACT         Secretary 33004130 (9am – 5pm only) or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

                        www.africanvioletsocietyqld.happyo.com or Facebook

NOVEMBER 

Orchid Species Society

DATE               Saturday 6 – Sunday 7 November

OPEN TIMES   8:30am to 4 pm then 9:00am to 3:30 pm

PLACE             Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha Toowong

COST              $4 admission

FEATURES      Plant Sales Cards, Craft, Gifts Orchid Supplies Orchids.

CONTACT        Lyn 3351 6138 or mobile 0403957225

Flyer                 Orchid Show Nov 6 & 7 

Floressence 2021

DATE               Friday 12th Nov – Monday 15 November

OPEN TIMES   9:00am to 4:30 pm 

PLACE             Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha Toowong

COST              Maybe 

FEATURES      Botanical Artists Society Queensland

                         Artists:- Nicole Crosswell, Michelle Pujol.

CONTACT       This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Flyer                 Floressence Show

 

Christmas Luncheon and Biennial Awards

DATE               Wednesday 24th November

OPEN TIMES   10:30am to 2 pm 

PLACE             Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha Toowong

COST               

FEATURES      Plant Sales Cards, Craft, Gifts Orchid Supplies Orchids.

CONTACT        email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.         Ann Baster  0439 720565

 

Tropical Foliage Fair

DATE               Saturday 27 – Sunday 28 November

OPEN TIMES   8 am to 3 pm then 9 to 2 pm

PLACE             1485 Old Cleveland Road Belmont.

COST              $4 admission plus food stalls

FEATURES     Many Varieties of Sub Tropical Foliage,  Cordylines,

                        Broms, Heliconias, Gingers, Orchids., Garden Equipment., Monster Raffle, 

Contact           This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., mob 0402933544

Flyer                Tropical Foliage festival 

NEAR THE END OF THE YEAR

Spring Orchid & Foliage Show by Bribie Island Orchid Society Inc

DATE              

OPEN TIMES   

PLACE             The Orchid House, Indoor Bowls Hall and adjoining parkland, 156A First Ave, Bribie Island

COST              

FEATURES       wheelchair friendly access, unlimited car parking

CONTACT         www.bribieislandorchidsociety.com

updated  24 June 2021 

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