Local Shows 2019

The American Dahlia Society (ADS) is comprised of over 70 local societies throughout the US and Canada. Most of these societies have at least one flower show or exhibition in late summer or early fall.  

Click on a state or province to view shows scheduled in that area.

United States:

AL CA CO CT DE
GA IL IN KS ME
MD MA MI MN MO
MT NJ NM NY NC
OH OR PA RI SC
TN UT VA WA WI
DC

 

Canada:

AB BC NB NS ON
QC        


Alabama

Vestavia/Birmingham, AL
Saturday, October 5, 2019   Noon – 4:00 p.m.
Vestavia Hills Baptist Church
2600 Vestavia Drive
Birmingham AL 35126
Sponsoring Society:   Dahlia Society of Alabama
Contact:   Millie Ehrett   mlehrett@bellsouth.net
www.dahliasocietyofalabama.org


Alberta

Red Deer
August 23 and 24
Pidherney Curling Centre
4725 – 43 Street
Red Deer
Alberta Dahlia and Gladiolus Society
Lorne and Marilyn McArthur


British Columbia

Abbotsford, BC
September 14 & 15, 2019
Garden Park Tower, 2825 Clearbrook  Road,  Abbotsford, BC
Norm Sharp email: nssharp99@gmail.com
Wally Kurth email: wally_kurth@telus.net
www.fraservalleydahliasociety.ca
Fraser Valley Dahlia Society

Vancouver, BC
Vancouver Dahlia Society
August 31 & September 1, 2019
VanDusen Botanical Garden – 37th Ave. & Oak St.
Wally Kurth [Rep.] – wally_kurth@telus.net
Betty Girard [Chair.] – br.girard@telus.net
vancouverdahliasociety.com
   

Victoria, BC Canada
Aug 17th and 18th 10 till 5 Sat 10 till 3 Sun
Prospect Lake Hall 5358 Spartan Rd Victoria BC
Victoria Dahlia Society
philnewton@shaw.ca
www.victoriadahliasociety.org

 

California

Santa Cruz, CA
August 24th, 2019 11am-5pm, August 25th 11am-4pm
Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, 705 Front Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
MBDS, Monterey Bay Dahlia Society 
Iris Wallace iris@cruzio.com
www.mbdahlias.org
Free admission to show, talks and presentations. Bouquets available for sale while they last.


Colorado

Arvada, CO
Saturday August 24th, 2019 9am-4pm   
Sunday August 25th, 2019 9am-4pm
Echter’s Nursery & Garden Center 5150 Garrison St, Arvada, CO 80002
Colorado Dahlia Society<
Phil Duclos flowers@clouds.com
https://www.coloradodahlias.net


Loveland, CO

Saturday September 7th, 2019  9am-4pm
Sunday September 8th, 2019  9am-4pm
Loveland Public Library 300 N Adams Ave, Loveland, CO 80537
Colorado Dahlia Society
Phil Duclos flowers@clouds.com
https://www.coloradodahlias.net


Connecticut

West Hartford, CT
Saturday, August 24, 2019
The Pond House
1555 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, Connecticut 06117
Contact: Jesse Peterson
jessepj@comcast.net

West Hartford, CT
August 24 1:30 – 4:30
Pond House in Elizabeth Park
Contact: Jesse Peterson for more information at:
http://www.ctdahlia.org

Oyster Bay, Long Island, NY
Saturday, September 14, 2019 – 1:00PM to 5:00PM
Sunday, September 15, 2019 – Noon to 4:00PM
Horticultural Center Building at Planting Fields Arboretum, Oyster Bay, Long Island, NY
Mid Island Dahlia Society
kathleen07@optonline.net
www.midislanddahlia.org

 

Delaware

Kennett Square, PA
September 21, 2019, 1 pm – 9 pm and September 22, 2019, 9 am – 6 pm
Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Rd., Kennett Square, PA 19348
Greater Philadelphia Dahlia Society
For further information contact Wes Bowers at wesleybowers@msn.com
http://philadahlia.org/

 

Georgia

 

Illinois

Elkhart, IN
Sept. 7 from 6-6 and Sept. 8 from 10-4
Southgate Crossing, 27751 C. R. 26, Elkhart, IN 46517
Elkhart Dahlia Society
More info: ritchie8961@aol.com or ckuiper474@aol.com
First time in the new venue, Amish built, and huge!!!


Indiana

Elkhart, IN
Sept. 7 from 6-6 and Sept. 8 from 10-4
Southgate Crossing, 27751 C. R. 26, Elkhart, IN 46517
Elkhart Dahlia Society
More info: ritchie8961@aol.com or ckuiper474@aol.com
First time in the new venue, Amish built, and huge!!!


Kansas

 

Maine

 

Maryland

Kennett Square, PA
September 21, 2019, 1 pm – 9 pm and September 22, 2019, 9 am – 6 pm
Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Rd., Kennett Square, PA 19348
Greater Philadelphia Dahlia Society
For further information contact Wes Bowers at wesleybowers@msn.com
http://philadahlia.org/

  

Massachusetts

Boylston, MA
New England Dahlia Society
September 28-29, 2019; 1-5 pm Saturday; 10 am-3 pm Sunday
Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Drive, Boylston, MA
For more information, contact NEDS@gmail.com
or go to: newenglanddahliasociety.org

  

Michigan

Grand Rapids, MI
Saturday 31 August from 12 noon to 5:00 PM and Sunday 1 September from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Fredrick Meijer Gardens 1000 East Beltline Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525
West Michigan Dahlia Society
Lil Eitniear lgeitniear@ncats.net
Society website westmidahlia.com
This is also the Midwest Conference show and the 2019 National Show

Midland, Michigan
Dahlia Hill Dahlia Society of Midland
Sunday, September 15, 2-4pm
Dahlia Hill Society, 2809 Orchard Drive
Contact Peggy Kernstock for more info, dahlia.hill.society@gmail.com
dahliahill.org
Autumn Equinox Celebration – free music, refreshments and tours of the garden and museum.

Elkhart, IN
Sept. 7 from 6-6 and Sept. 8 from 10-4
Southgate Crossing, 27751 C. R. 26, Elkhart, IN 46517
Elkhart Dahlia Society
More info: ritchie8961@aol.com or ckuiper474@aol.com
First time in the new venue, Amish built, and huge!!!

  

Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN
September 14-15, 2019 noon-4pm Saturday, 10-3 Sunday
Bachman’s Garden Center, Heritage Room, 6010 Lyndale Ave. S., Mpls.
Minnesota Dahlia Society
Contact Eric Thomson for more information, eric.thomson@eandkqa.com
minnesotadahliasociety.org
Fall Dahlia Show at Bachman’s

St. Paul, MN
September 1-2, 2019 noon-9pm Sunday, 9am-8pm Monday
Minnesota State Fair Grounds, Horticulture Building
Minnesota Dahlia Society
Contact Eric Thomson for more information, eric.thomson@eandkqa.com

  

Montana

 

New Brunswick

 

New Jersey

Oyster Bay, Long Island, NY
Saturday, September 14, 2019 – 1:00PM to 5:00PM
Sunday, September 15, 2019 – Noon to 4:00PM
Horticultural Center Building at Planting Fields Arboretum, Oyster Bay, Long Island, NY
Mid Island Dahlia Society
kathleen07@optonline.net
www.midislanddahlia.org

Kennett Square, PA
September 21, 2019, 1 pm – 9 pm and September 22, 2019, 9 am – 6 pm
Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Rd., Kennett Square, PA 19348
Greater Philadelphia Dahlia Society
For further information contact Wes Bowers at wesleybowers@msn.com
http://philadahlia.org/

  

New Mexico

 

New York

Oyster Bay, Long Island, NY
Saturday, September 14, 2019 – 1:00PM to 5:00PM
Sunday, September 15, 2019 – Noon to 4:00PM
Horticultural Center Building at Planting Fields Arboretum, Oyster Bay, Long Island, NY
Mid Island Dahlia Society
kathleen07@optonline.net
www.midislanddahlia.org

Rochester NY
Sept 14, open to the public 1 PM to 5 PM
Bristol Garden Center, 7454 NY-96, Victor, NY 14564
For more information contact Diane Johanson at jjohandiane@gmail.com
Rochesterdahlias.org
It is a milestone year: #80 for us.
The venue is handicap accessible and there is no charge to attend or to exhibit. All entries must be in place by 10:30 AM and the garden center will allow us to start setting up at 7:30 AM
Flower arrangements will be available for sale all afternoon on Saturday and after 10 am until gone on Sunday.

 

North Carolina

 

Nova Scotia

Middle Musquodoboit, NS
August 14th – 17th
Halifax County Exhibition Grounds
Dahlia Society of Nova Scotia
Contact Arthur Haskins, ahaskins@eastlink.ca

 


Ohio

Akron, OH
September 20-21, 2019, Noon to mall closing on Saturday; Mall opening until 5 p.m. on Sunday
Summit Mall, Akron, Ohio
Dahlia Society of Ohio
Contact Dave Cap for more info at dfcmmc@aol.com

Alliance, OH
August 23 – 25, 2019, Saturday noon – 9pm, Sunday 10am- 4pm
Carnation Mall, 2500 West State Street
Mahoning Valley Dahlia Society
More info: Harriet Chandler, hchandler1@neo.rr.com
www.mahoningvalleyds.org

Cincinnati, OH
Friday 9/6/2019 9PM (setup)
Saturday 9/7/2019  Exhibits must be in place by 9 AM
Eastgate Mall
4601/ 200 Eastgate Blvd.
 Cincinnati, OH 45245-1208
Contact: Mark Neel sworrd@aol.com
Greater Cincinnati Dahlia Association

Cleveland, OH
October 5-6, 2019, noon-6 p.m. Saturday, 10-4 Sunday
Petitti Garden Center, Oakwood
Dahlia Society of Ohio
Contact Dave Cap for more info, dfcmmc@aol.com 

   

Marysville, OH
September 14th ( 1:00 PM till 5:00 PM )& 15th ( 1:00 PM till 4:00 PM )
Marysville YMCA     1150 Charles Lane   Marysville,  Ohio   43040
Greater Columbus Dahlia Society
wilsunrules@gmail.com
www.columbusdahlias.com
Set-up starts Friday September 13th at 6:00 PM

Elkhart, IN
Sept. 7 from 6-6 and Sept. 8 from 10-4
Southgate Crossing, 27751 C. R. 26, Elkhart, IN 46517
Elkhart Dahlia Society
More info: ritchie8961@aol.com or ckuiper474@aol.com
First time in the new venue, Amish built, and huge!!!
 

Ontario

Hamilton, Ontario  
Hamilton & District Chrysanthemum and Dahlia Society
September 14-15, 2019, noon-5pm Saturday, 9am-3pm Sunday
Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington, Ontario
Please see website for more information.
www.hamilton-mum-dahlia.com

 


Oregon

Portland, OR
August 24, noon to 5 p.m and August 25, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Dance Pavilion at Oaks Amusement Park, 7805 SE Oaks Park Way, Portland, OR 97202
More info: thebodysmith@hotmail.com   judges chair: dahliafan57@gmail.com
Portland Dahlia Society
​www.portlanddahlia.com
91st annual show. Flower of the Year: Hollyhill Jitterbug, BB SC OR.

Roseburg OR
Open to public 9/21/19 Noon to 5pm, 9/22/19 10am-3pm
Douglas County Fairgrounds – Interstate 5-Exit 123
Main gate-Floral Building is to right of gate.
Contact: elvasellens@charter.net
Douglas County Dahlia Society
Free admission.

Victoria, BC Canada
Aug 17th and 18th 10 till 5 Sat 10 till 3 Sun
Prospect Lake Hall 5358 Spartan Rd Victoria BC
Victoria Dahlia Society
philnewton@shaw.ca
www.victoriadahliasociety.org

 

Pennsylvania

Biglerville, PA
August 30 6 am to 5 pm & August 31 8 am to 2 pm
Harbaugh Thomas Library, 59 W. York St., Biglerville, PA
More info, contact John Rost arost1@comcast.net
Gettysburg Dahlia Society

Kennett Square, PA
September 21, 2019, 1 pm – 9 pm and September 22, 2019, 9 am – 6 pm
Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Rd., Kennett Square, PA 19348
Greater Philadelphia Dahlia Society
For further information contact Wes Bowers at wesleybowers@msn.com
http://philadahlia.org/

 

Quebec

 

Rhode Island

Oyster Bay, Long Island, NY
Saturday, September 14, 2019 – 1:00PM to 5:00PM
Sunday, September 15, 2019 – Noon to 4:00PM
Horticultural Center Building at Planting Fields Arboretum, Oyster Bay, Long Island, NY
Mid Island Dahlia Society
kathleen07@optonline.net
www.midislanddahlia.org

 

South Carolina

 

Tennessee

Chattanooga, TN
September 28th and 29th
Eastgate Shopping Center on Brainerd Road
JayBorton@epbfi.com
Tennessee Dahlia Society

 

Utah

 

Virginia

 

Washington

Shoreline, WA
Puget Sound Dahlia Association and Seattle Dahlia Society – Combined Show
Aug 24 & 25, 2019
Saturday, Aug 24th noon to 6:00 pm
Sunday, Aug 25th 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sky Nursery
18528 Aurora Ave N, Shoreline, WA  98133
Contact:  Art Chmura – juliechmura@comcast.net

 

Wenatchee, WA
September 28-29, 2019. noon-5pm Saturday, 9am-2pm Sunday
Pybus Public Market
7 N. Worthen Street, Wenatchee, WA 98801
North Central Washington Dahlia Society
Contact Linda Holmes-Cook for more info: lholmescoo@aol.com
or visit our website: www.ncwdahlia.org

 

Spokane Valley, WA
Inland Empire Dahlia Society
August 24th, 2019 Noon to 5pm
August 25th, 2019 10am to 3pm
Mirabeau Park Hotel, 1100 N Sullivan Rd, Spokane Valley, WA  99037
Inland Empire Dahlia Society
Contact:  Susan Stephens at smsteprph@comcast.net  or Pat Bentley at pbent34113@aol.com
www.inlandempiredahliasociety.com

Spokane Valley, WA
September 7th-8th, 10:00 a.m. 
The Spokane Interstate Fair and Expo Center
404 N. Havana St.
Spokane Valley, WA
Inland Empire Dahlia Society (IEDS)
Contact Show Chair-Susan Stephens: smsteprph@comcast.net or Co-chair-Pat Bentley: pbent34113@aol.com
inlandempiredahliasociety.com

Puyallup, WA
Washington State Dahlia Society
Aug 31-Sep 1st, 7am-9:30 entry
South Hill Mall, Puyallup
More info: Pete Hayward favrefreak@msn.com
www.washingtonstatedahliasociety.com

Portland, OR
August 24, noon to 5 p.m and August 25, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Dance Pavilion at Oaks Amusement Park, 7805 SE Oaks Park Way, Portland, OR 97202
More info: thebodysmith@hotmail.com   judges chair: dahliafan57@gmail.com
Portland Dahlia Society
​www.portlanddahlia.com
91st annual show. Flower of the Year: Hollyhill Jitterbug, BB SC OR.

Victoria, BC Canada
Aug 17th and 18th 10 till 5 Sat 10 till 3 Sun
Prospect Lake Hall 5358 Spartan Rd Victoria BC
Victoria Dahlia Society
philnewton@shaw.ca
www.victoriadahliasociety.org


Washington DC

 

Wisconsin

Brookfield, WI
September 28 from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm & September 29 from Noon to 2:30 pm
Brookfield City Hall, 2000 North Calhoun Road, inside the Senior Center
jamavolden@mhtc.net or ddhelgerson@hotmail.com
Facebook page, “Dahlia Society of Wisconsin”
Dahlia Society of Wisconsin

Madison, WI
August 17-18, 2019 Noon to 6, Saturday & 10 to 2, Sunday
Goodman Community Center, 149 Waubesa Street
Badger State Dahlia Society
Contact Jeff Volden for more information, jamavolden@aol.com
Badgerdahlia.org
Blooms will be given away Sunday after 2:00

Elkhart, IN
Sept. 7 from 6-6 and Sept. 8 from 10-4
Southgate Crossing, 27751 C. R. 26, Elkhart, IN 46517
Elkhart Dahlia Society
More info: ritchie8961@aol.com or ckuiper474@aol.com
First time in the new venue, Amish built, and huge!!!