Pacific Orchid Expo Gala Opening

The Pacific Orchid Exposition, the largest orchid show in the United States, will open with its much anticipated Gala Benefit Preview on Thursday, February 21st from 6:30pm to 10:00pm at Fort Mason Center.

This year the Pacific Orchid Exposition celebrates the merging of eastern and western cultures.  Inspired by the Chinese Lantern Festival, the placement of vibrant lanterns represent the Eastern world's cultural traditions, which is juxtaposed with a celebration of orchids.

The evening will feature live music, delicious hors d'oeuvres, fabulous raffle prizes, an auction, and wine tasting from over 20 of northern California premier wineries, including winners from the 2013 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, the largest competition of American wines in the world.

Cost of entry includes wine glass and tastings

We have been offered a discount of $5 off the normal ticket price of $40 (plus a small processing fee).  In order to get the discount, you must purchase your ticket in advance by clicking here.  Use the code: MeetUp. Tickets at the door will be $45.

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  • Fred A.

    It was wonderful, it felt like you are in haven.

    February 22, 2013

  • Leonie D.

    Fabulous!! So sorry I did not find you,Lyn. Had stupidly left my cell in the car.
    Hope you all had as great a time as I did! Thanks for suggesting this!

    February 22, 2013

  • Diana K

    okay, finally figured out where they 'hid' the discount code for the ticket. Can't wait~~ a gala, and amazing orchids!
    Any idea of the dress code for this event?

    February 20, 2013

    • Lyn

      Not too dressy but better than jeans is my guess.

      1 · February 21, 2013

  • Fred A.

    Lyn,
    I am having a hard time to get the discounted ticket.

    February 20, 2013

    • Lyn

      Click on the link in the event description, select one gala ticket, press button below to enter promotional code 'meetup' and then click apply and it will give you the discount

      February 20, 2013

  • Fred A.

    This looks like a great idea, I am going to try to get ticket
    right now and join you all tomorrow.

    February 20, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Orchids are beautiful at this festival. I may go on Saturday.

    February 20, 2013

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