To spread the love and knowledge of orchids.

Fall Orchid Show!!

The Illinois Orchid Society Fall Show and Sale, Orchid Artistry, will be the weekend of October 14th and 15th, 2017 at the Chicago Botanic Garden.  Show hours are 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.  

The show will open early on Sunday at 9:00 a.m. for a special Photographer's hour.  At our fall show, members of the Illinois Orchid Society sell plants and divisions from their own collections.  

Come to the show to see beautiful orchids from fellow orchid societies, displays by society members, learn about orchids from the Society, get an orchid repotted ($5) or buy some plants.

The Fall Show showcases IOS members and only table top displays are allowed.  All members are encouraged to put together a display on Friday, October 13th, during the event setup.  Just don't forget to register.  

Please see more information on the 'Fall Show' tab on this website, for more information and to register. 


Generally, meetings at CBG are as follows
11:00 a.m. Meet & Greet
11:30 a.m. Mentors Meeting
12:30 p.m. Plant judging starts
12:30 p.m. Monthly workshop
Short Business Meeting
1:15 p.m. approx., Speaker begins
Schedule is subject to change as needed.
Please note: There is to be no recording or
videotaping of our meetings or guest speakers without the express written approval by the
Illinois Orchid Society