Mackay’s Orchid Extravaganza

Saturday, September 22 to Sunday, September 23
9am – 4pm
Orchid House, Queens Park (enter from Goldsmith St)

* Gold coin donation on entry *

The 2018 Orchid Extravaganza will be 'bloomin' good fun! Orchid House at Queens Park will be transformed into a magical world for young and old during September. Celebrating 30 years of the Ken Burgess Display House is the theme for this year and attendees will learn the secrets from orchid growing experts, with free orchid workshops and information sessions being held on the Saturday and Sunday.

The event festivities will include:

  • An orchid auction held at noon Saturday and Sunday
  • Free orchid workshops and information sessions from 9am - 2:30pm (Saturday and Sunday)
  • Hundreds of orchids will be on display within Orchid House
  • Orchids, plants, books and plant accessories will also be on sale
  • Fun activities and face painting for the kids
  • Refreshments will also be available

The orchid displays will remain open for community groups and the general public from 10am - 3pm, Monday September 24.

Special thanks to our event and sponsorship partner ABC Tropical North, as well as Mackay District Orchid Society and Pioneer Orchid & Plant Association for their support.