2017 Annual Show & Sale


The 50th annual North Jersey Orchid Society Show and Sale is Friday January 13 through Sunday January 15  2017 at the Douglass Student Center, Rutgers University in New Brunswick NJ.  The show is from 9 AM to 5 PM on Friday and Saturday and 9 AM to 4 PM on Sunday. The show includes spectacular orchid exhibits showcasing plants grown in homes and greenhouses across the tri-state area.

The 2016 show was  was featured on Verizon FIOS TV’s Push Pause NJ. Click here to see the feature on the 2016 show. Click here to see the 2015 video.

Free Workshops are planned to show how you can grow orchids in your home. Check back here for the schedule closer to the show dates

This is an American Orchids Society show and the public is welcome to bring their orchids to the venue on Friday January 13, 2017 before 1 PM for AOS judging.

Workshop Schedule

Parking Instructions & Map

Exhibitor & Vendor Information

Show Volunteer Opportunities; No experience necessary.

2017 Show Ribbon Report

2017 Show Rosette and Trophy Report

Expected Vendors

Piping Rock Orchids specializing in Asian and South American lady slipper orchids.

OrchidPhile specializing in cutting-edge Phalaenopsis species & novelty hybrids.

Ten Shin Gardens  from Taiwan, specializing in orchids from Taiwan, South East Asia, Africa, and Central and South America.  10% discount on pre-orders  to be picked up at the show!

Fairorchids offering Paphiopedilum, Cattleya, Vandaceous, and Lycastes

Kelley’s Korner Orchid Supplies one stop for all your orchid growing and horticultural needs.  Kelley’s Korner Orchid Supplies is offering a 10% discount for all prepaid pre-orders to be delivered to you at Douglass Student Center at Rutgers University during the NJOS show.  Simply shop online at www.kkorchid.com, enter Coupon Code NJOS2017 during the checkout process and 10% will be subtracted from your total purchase.  Pre-orders are always encouraged to be sure we have the items you are looking for. Best of all you can now save on your purchase and have it packaged and ready for you to pick up at your convenience during show hours. This coupon is only valid for supplies to be delivered at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ during the NJOS show. Pre-orders must be received before January 12, 2017 please.

Marcella Orchids specializing in orchids ideally suited for your home.

ACME Orchidarium featuring high tech orchidariums and select cool growing species.

New World Orchids specializing in orchids from Japan, particularly Neofinetia (syn. Vanda) falcata.

Andy’s Orchids specializing in orchids species that are mounted. 10% discount on pre-orders  to be picked up at the show!

Marlow Orchids specializing in species orchids including Bulbophyllum, Dendrobium, Paphs, Phrags, Vandaeous, many others.

Black Meadow Flora is a local family-owned and operated business providing quality orchids to discriminating wholesale and retail customers.  Black Meadow maintains three greenhouses comprising 12,000 square-feet of growing space that offers ideal conditions for a wide range of the most popular orchids available in the market today.