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COVID-19 Announcement

COVID-19 continues to impact your Society's operations. Be aware of City, County & State Directives as well as private venue policies on masks and in-person gatherings.
If a meeting or a show is cancelled due to COVID-19 Directives we will post that information. Click here for current status as we know it.

Join Us Next Month:
Our next meeting of the year will be our August Meeting on Tuesday, August 2nd. The meeting will be a hybrid in-person/Zoom meeting. Our main Speaker will be Carlos Lopez who will discuss "The 4 Seasons of Cattleyas".
If you want to attend via Zoom and don't have the password, please send an email to our Society President at for the Zoom information.

Our Purpose: To promote interest in orchids and their cultivation, to educate by exchanging information and experiences related to successful orchid culture, and to support the conservation of orchids in the wild.

Membership: Please click here for information about joining SDCOS. We encourage you to join the Society to receive the monthly newsletter and many other benefits. Please click here for email subscription service.

Meetings:  Meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month at Casa del Prado in Balboa Park. Admission is free - everyone is welcome. Culture Class is at 6:30 p.m. in Room 101. The General Meeting is at 7:30 p.m. in Room 101.

Shows & Sales:  Shows are held four times a year in spring, summer, fall, and winter.
Each show features prize-winning orchids, plant sales, and educational opportunities.

We held our Spring Show at the Scottish Rite Event Center in Mission Valley the weekend of March 18th, 19th & 20th. We plan to have a Spring Show in 2023 but we have not chosen the venue.

Seasonal Shows are held in Balboa Park in Room 101. There is no entrance fee and parking is free! The upcoming Seasonal Show dates are:

Summer Show In The ParkJuly 30th & 31st, 2022
Fall Show In The Park October 29th & 30th, 2022
Winter Show In The Park January 28th & 29th, 2023