Orchids in the Park (OITP)

2020 Orchids in the Park Information

The San Francisco Orchid Society Summer Show & Sale

Join us for Orchids in the Park, our summer show and sale. View orchids on display from local growers and purchase plants and supplies from vendors from all over the world.

WhenJuly 25 & 26, 2020
Time10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Fee$5 Admission; Children 16 Years & Under are Free
WhereSan Francisco County Fair Building (Hall of Flowers)
(at the corner of 9th Ave & Lincoln Way) in the Inner Sunset District of San Francisco
ParkingGolden Gate Park can be a busy place on the weekends, and to help you with parking and transportation, we have provided the information below.

Please help the SFOS get the word out by “liking” the page on Facebook:

Be sure to invite all your friends TO the Facebook OITP page: https://www.facebook.com/events/362450970913093/

And the SFOS would like you to volunteer! There are a range of volunteer positions at the show you can fill to match your skills and physical abilities. You can sign up online with our event at Volunteer Spot (http://signup.com/go/JhaeCCH).

As a thank-you, you will receive a “Show Bucks” coupon, which can be used as a $5 credit towards buying plants at the show.


Street parking is available in Golden Gate Park on Saturday and Sunday with no time limits until 10:00 pm. Arrive early, as parking near the Hall of Flowers fills up quickly.

  • Parkopedia.com is a free website that lists all publicly available parking lots and garages, as well as street parking near Orchids in the Park.
  • Parking is available at the Music Concourse Garage, which is open 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m. every day, and costs $5 an hour during the week, $6 an hour on weekends (bicycle parking is free). The north entrance is at 10th Ave. and Fulton St. and the south entrance is at Concourse Dr. and Martin Luther King Dr. inside the park.
  • Parking is also available along Lincoln Way, streets near the park on the south side, at Ocean Beach at John F. Kennedy Dr. and the Great Highway or at the UCSF Medical Center Garage at Irving St. near 3rd Ave.
  • Parking at Ocean Beach is free. UCSF parking information is available here: http://campuslifeservices.ucsf.edu/transportation/services/parking/public_parking
  • Parking at UCSF Medical Center is a short walk to the San Francisco County Fair Building.
  • Lyft is offering a special rate for Orchids in the Park. Get $10 off your first ride to or from the SF County Fair Building. Enter the code under “promos” tab in the Lyft app. Valid for New Users. Does not cover tips, cancellation fees, or damage fees associated with the ride. Valid from July 20 – 21, 2019. Cannot be combined with other ride credit or offers. Subject to Lyft’s  Terms of Use.
  • Click here for Lyft.com

Public Transportation

Muni offers convenient connections to the park from transit stops throughout the city.

  • The N-Judah line is one block away at 9th and Irving
  • The #7 bus at the corner of 9th and Lincoln
  • The 44 is also at 9th and Lincoln.
  • There is also bicycle parking in front of the Hall of Flowers.

2019 OITP Vendors