Note: Broward Bonsai workshops are open to members only unless otherwise specified.

Events sponsored by other organizations are open per their rules, see individual sites for requirements

Broward Bonsai Society:
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Here are events for the Broward Bonsai Society, 
see below for events from other groups....


August 23, 2014
BBS Workshop: Make your own companion plants
For $5 make your own companion plants including pot, soil, plant material
Let Art know by e-mail if you would like to participate
location: Flamingo Gardens




  Lindsay Shiba - Early October, 2014
no visit due to scheduling problem
Lindsay Shiba Bio

      Peter Tea - February, 2015,

    Rodney Clemons - June, 2015
Rodney Clemons Bio
   Ted Matson - September, 2015
Ted Matson Bio

  Bjorn Bjorholm - Late February/Early March, 2016,



From the Website of the Gainesville Bonsai Society


Events and exhibits sponsored by other organizations:

The BCI calendar is on the bottom of the page

Visit the permanent exhibition at the Nation Bonsai Foundation located on the grounds of the U.S. National Arboretum:


The National Bonsai & Penjing Museum is located on the grounds of the U.S. National Arboretum at 3501 New York Avenue N.E. - Washington D.C. 20002.

The Museum is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The U.S. National Arboretum is open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. daily.  There is no charge for admission to the Arboretum or the Museum.

The Arboretum and the Museum are closed on New Year's Day, Martin Luther King's Birthday, President's Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

For more information go to their website:


For Flamingo Gardens events, go to:


The James J. Smith Bonsai Garden

At Heathcote Botanical Gardens 

210 Savannah Road Fort Pierce , FL.


Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
4000 Morikami Park Road
Delray Beach, FL 33446
Phone: 561-495-0233




September 13-14, 2014
The Fair Expo Center, Rochester, New York

For more information contact William N. Valavanis







Go to the BCI Website for links to information of the events below:

2014, August 2 – 3, Prairie State Bonsai Society Show, Morton Arboretum, Illinois, USA
2014, August 12-17, 11th Latin American Bonsai Encounter, Puerto Ricco
2014, August 15-17: 37th Annual Mid-America Bonsai Exhibit
2014, August 16 – 17, Bonsai Society of Sydney 14th Annual Bonsai Exhibition, Australia
2014, August 21-24, BCI 2014 : Sunrise on Australian Bonsai
2014, September 6 – 7, Greenwood Bonsai Studio, Bonsai Bash 2014, UK
2014, September 7, Bonsai Northwest Car Boot Sale, Manchester, UK
2014, September 13-14: 4th US National Bonsai Exhibition
2014, September 20-21, National Shohin Association,Rouen France
2014, October 2 – 12, Bonsai Euro Top 30, No. 2, Mulhouse, France
2014, October 11 – 12, The 19th annual Carolina Bonsai Expo, Asheville, NC, USA
2014, October 11-19, 2014 Grand Indonesian Bonsai & Suiseki Exhibition
2014, October 17 – 19, Bonsai Show in Badung, Bali
2014, October 18 –19, Stephanie and Frédéric Chenal European Bonsai-san Show, Saulieu, France
2014, October 18-19, German Bonsai Club Convention, Mannheim, Germany
2014, October 18 - 21, International Bonsai Art & Culture Biennale
2014, October 19, Autumn Show, The Bonsai Traders Association, Barnsley, UK
2014, October 29 – November 1, Takamatsu Bonsai Convention, Japan
2014, November 15 & 16 Bonsai Society of Western Australia - Annual Exhibition
2014, November 22 – 25, Taikan-ten, Kyoto, Japan
2014, December 6 – 7, Winter Silhouette Bonsai Exhibition, North Carolina, USA
2014, December 26 – January 2, 2015, California Aiseki Kai 25th Anniversary Exhibit of Viewing Stones, USA
2015, February 14 – 15, Noelanders Trophy, Belgium
2015, May 30 to June 8, The 44th Kanuma Satsuki Festival, Japan
2015, May 15 – 18, AABC Convention, South Australian Bonsai Society
2015, May 17, Middlesex Bonsai Society Annual Show, UK
2015, June 7, Bonsai Southwest 2015, Exeter Bonsai Society, UK
2015, August 8 – 9, Bonsai World 2015 at K2, Crawley, UK
2015, September 18 – 21, BCI 2015 Convention in Guangzhou, China
2015, September 4 – 6, EBA and ESA Convention and IV Japanese Cultural Festival, Lithuania
2015, October 10 – 11, Bonsai Europa: Bury, North Manchester, UK
2015, October 22 – 25, The 4th African Bonsai Association Convention, Cape Town, South Africa.
2016, May 28 – June 6, 45th Kanuma Satsuki Festival, Japan
2016, September 2-4, BCI Convention and Japanese Cultural Festival Vilnius, Lithuania
2017, WBC 2017 Omiya, Saitama, Japan
2017, May 27 – June 5, 46th Kanuma Satsuki Festival, Japan

  • 6-8 June 2014: 3rd edition of Jolis Matins at Jardin Exotique de Monaco. Featuring Master Kawabe, mame and shohin specialist, Tomihiro Masumi, Maria Teresa Volonterio, José Maria Miguel, and Jean Bernard Gallais. Details at or monaco/.
  • 21-24 August 2014: BCI 2014: Sunrise on Australian Bonsai will be held at QT Gold Coast Hotel, 7 Elkhorn Street, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Featuring Zhao Qinquan and Shinichi Nakajima with Chen Wenjuan, Budi Sulistyo, Nikunj & Jyoti Parekh, and Tom Elias as well as Australians, Tony Bebb, Chris Di Nola, and Joe Morgan-Payler. Details TBA at http://bonsai- and and
  • 13-14 September, 2014: 4th US National Bonsai Exhibition at Fair & Dome Center, Rochester, NY. International judges: Susumu Nakamura, Lindsay Bebb and David Easterbrook, will evaluate over 200 bonsai from across the United States for awards and present free demonstrations. For additional information and to submit photos for entry contact: Wm. N. Valavanis,, 585-334-2595. Admission $15 daily or $20/weekend pass before 1 September 2014.
  • 18 - 21 October 2014: International Bonsai Art & Culture Biennale: When Art and Culture Meet Through Bonsai in Yogyakarta, Indonesia at the Vrederburg Fortress Museum in concert with the celebration of 258th birthday of Yogyakarta City. Competition for the Sultan Trophy for the best bonsai along with art & cultural activities during the event, e.g. demo of batik drawing, silver jewelry, ceramic making, painting, sculpture, traditional music (gamelan) & dance, and wayang (puppet) show. Details TBA at or from Robert Steven at
  • September 2015: American Bonsai: Reforged & Refined hosted by Ryan Neil at the Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR. Details at
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