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

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


November 21, 2015

Field trip to visit Jarbas' bonsai collection

  December: Hanukkah/Christmas luncheon

Date: December 5th 11:30

Ted Matson Workshop March (tbd)


Flamingo Gardens Annual Garden and Bonsai Show

April 16-17, 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





10th Annual Open House Event

November 7 @ 9:00 am - November 8 @ 5:00 pm

 | Free



The Bonsai Societies of Florida 

43rd Annual Convention May 27-30, 2016


gps address: 8001 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando FL 32809




September 25-27, 2015




11-12 April 2015: Mondo Bonsai 2015: Arte e Natura a Confronto
hosted by Bonsai Club Gonzaga in Gonzaga, Italy. Details at or phone +338- 458-9732. 

12 April 2015: Bonsai Traders Association Spring Show at Sports Connexion, Ryton on Dunsmore, Coventry, UK. Details from Corin Tomlinson at +0115-920-5757 or or

Thursday, 16 April 2015: Ga-shun-ten spring meeting at Shohin Bonsai Danmark, Kl. 10-16, Freltoftevej 43, 5792 Aarslev Market. Bring your potensai, plants or pots, and sell at fair prices or swap with others. Workshop with shohin and medium sized bonsai. Membersexhibition. Show your bonsai display; shohin-bonsai, kifu, chuhin and suiseki. Register no later than April 15. Contact: Morten Albek at or visit

17-19 April 2015: MABA Spring Festival at Fairbridge Inn, East Hanover, NJ featuring Budi Sulistyo, Mauro Stemberger, Peter Tea, David Knittle, and Frank Mihalic. Registration is $160 until 1 April then $175 or $190 at the door. Details at
Tuesday, 21 April 2015 at 7 pm: LCBS April meeting. Topic TBA.

25 April 2015: Fort Walton Beach Bonsai Societys Spring Show at Westwood Atrium, Westwood Retirement Community, 1001 MarWalt Dr., Fort Walton Beach, FL.

1-3 May 2015: 30
th ArcoBonsai Convention: LEuropa del Bonsai ad Arcowill be held in Arco (Trentino) Italy details at

15-18 May 2015: Bonsai: A Growing Art: 2015 AABC Convention Featuring Koji Hiramatsu, Tony Bebb and Joe Morgan-Payler. Hosted by South Australian Bonsai Society Club and Association of Australian Bonsai Clubs at The Hotel Grand Chancellor on Hindley in Adelaide, SA. Details at Adelaide/268566296665889?notif_t=fbpage_fan_invite

Sunday, 17 May 2015: Pedro Morales will provide a program for LCBS at Alan Walkers bonsai studio at 916 Kirby.

19-23 May 2015: Chelsea Flower Show
hosted by the Royal Horticultural Society with major bonsai exhibits at the Chelsea Hospital Grounds. Tickets can be purchased via the website or by calling +0844-338-7502.

21-24 May 2015: Rendezvous 2015
hosted by Brussels Bonsai at 8125 Center Hill Road, Olive Branch, MS and featuring Bjorn Bjorholm, Rodney Clemmons, Colin Lewis, Pedro Morales, Marc Noelanders and Kathy Shaner. Details at Facebook or rendezvous.cfm.

21-25 May 2015: BSF 42nd Annual Convention hosted by Bonsai Society of Brevard at Florida Hotel & Conference Center, 8001 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, FL 32809. Featuring David DeGroot and Guy Guidry for a taste of Louisiana! For details visit content/uploads/2015/02/Final-Final-Version-COMBINED-PROGRAM-REGISTRATION-in- work5.pdf

30-31 May 2015: Bonsai 201510th Anniversary hosted by Mario A. G. Leal at Ribeirão Preto-SP, Brazil. Featuring Sebastián Fernández of Spain, Wlodzimeirz Pietraszko of Poland, Robert Steven of Indonesia, Daniel Haetinger Santos of Brazil, and Shugo Izumi of Brazil along with Adriano De Azambuja Roldão, Felipe Dallorto, Ricardo Paiva, Ricardo Mendes, Jorge Ribas, Vera Flesch, and Sergio Onodera.

30 May-8 June 2015: 44th Kanuma Satsuki Festival at 2086-1 Moro Kanuma-shi, Tochigi 322- 0026, Japan.

5-8 June 2015: ASPAC 13 and ABFF 2015, Grand Vietnamese Bonsai Exhibition
at the RinRin Park in Xuan Thoi Dong commune, Hoc Mon district, Ho Chi Minh City. Details at or

11-14 June 2015: Capitol Collections: Collecting in the 21st Century & the National Collection, ABS/PBA convention at Turf Valley Convention Center, Ellicot City, MD featuring Ryan Neil, Guy Guidry, Arthur Joura, Jack Sustic, Andy Smith, Larry Jackel, Pauline Muth, Ron Lang, Sara Raynor and the US National Bonsai Collection. Also featuring the NBFs 3rd National Juried Bonsai Pot Exhibition and Competition. Contact

11-14 June 2015: Gardeners World Live at the National Exhibition Centre at Birmingham, UK featuring major bonsai exhibits as part of the Gardening Exhibition. 

13-14 June 2015, 10-5: 46th Annual Exhibit of the Descanso Gardens Bonsai Society at 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011, USA.

Sunday, 14 June 2015 from 10-4:30: Bonsai With Love
hosted by Dan Barton in support of Cancer Research at Failand Village Hall (near Bristol, UK). Free admission with demonstrations by Steve Tolley. Trade, auction and tombola, donations to cancer research. Details at'+44(0)1275- 393010.

28 June 2015: Bonsai Traders Association Summer Show at Capel Manor, Enfield, UK. Details from Corin Tomlinson at +0115-920-5757 or or

Monday, 29 June 2015 at 7 pm: LCBS June meeting
features visiting bonsai artist, Rodney Clemons, of Atlanta.

30 June-5 July 2015: RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show at Hampton Court Palace, UK. Details at

Saturday, 4 July 2015 at noon-3 pm: LCBS hosts Owen Reich for an Independence Day LSBF Tour workshop.
Details TBA.

5 July 2015 from 10:00-16:00: Bonsai Roots hosted by Newbury and District Bonsai Society at Roots Garden Center, Priors Court Road, Hermitage, Berkshire RG18 9TG UK. Details from Dave at +0118-983-3188 or

10-12 July 2015: Mid-America Bonsai Association Convention
featuring Suthin Sukosolvisit with Jim Doyle, Mark Fields, Frank Mihalic, Pauline Muth, Owen Reich, Scott Yellich, Ken Huth, and Brian Ciskowski at Clarion Waterfront Hotel & Conference Center, 2930 Waterfront Pkwy W Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46214. Phone: (317) 299-8400. Details at

8-9 August 2015: Bonsai World 2015 hosted by Sussex Bonsai Group at K2, Crawley. Featuring Kevin Willson and Paul Finch. Details from Tony McKenzie or

4-6 September 2015: European Suiseki Association and European Bonsai Association ESA Convention
and IV Japanese Cultural Festival at Holiday Inn-Vilnius, Seimyniskiu Street 3, LT- 90312, City Center, Vilnius, Lithuania. Details at

11-20 September 2015: 11
th International Meeting of Bonsai & SuisekiCrespi Cup 2015 to coincide with Milan Expo Crespi Bonsai at Corso Sempione, 37 20015 Parabiago, Milano, Italy. Details at

18-21 September 2015: 2015 International Convention & Asia-Pacific Bonsai Conference in Guangzhou at the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall and the Guangdong Science Hall. Hosted by BCI and the Guangzhou Municipal Peoples Government and sponsored by Guandong Society of Landscape Architects, Guangzhou Bonsai Association, China Region of Bonsai Clubs International (BCI) and the Guangdong Provincial View Stone Association. For details, please visit

25-27 September 2015: American Bonsai: Reforged & Refined
hosted by Ryan Neil at the Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave., Portland, OR. Judged by David DeGroot (USA), Colin Lewis (USA), Boon Manakitivipart (USA), Peter Warren (UK), and Walter Pall (Germany). Details at or

9-10 September, 2015: 5
th US National Bonsai Exhibition at Rochester, NY. For additional information and to submit photos for entry contact: Wm. N. Valavanis,, '585-334-2595.

10-11 October 2015: Carolina Bonsai Expo
at the North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville, NC. Details will be at

10-11 October 2015: Bonsai Europa
to be held at Castle Town Armoury at Cooper Street, Bury BL9 0LB, UK ('+44-7802-837739) near Manchester. Featuring rising bonsai artists: Dirk Dabringhausen (Germany), Will Baddeley (UK), Andrew Campbell, (UK), Chris Verdel
Netherlands), Ofer Grunwald (Israel), Sándor Papp (Hungary), Bartosz Warwas (Poland), Milan Karpíšek (Czeck Republic), and Nik Rozman (Slovenia). Also featuring bonsai potters: Andy Pearson (Stone Monkey Ceramics), Tom Benda, Horst Heinzlreiter. For details visit Or

17-18 October 2015: European Bonsai-San-Show
featuring Ryan Neil, David Benavente, EL Tim, and Matteo Martin, et al. Details at

18 October 2015: Bonsai Traders Association Spring Show
at Elsecar Heritage Center, Barnsley, Yorkshire, UK. Details from Corin Tomlinson at +0115-920-5757 or or

22-25 October 2015: 4th African Bonsai Convention "Under African Skies" at Capetown, SA featuring Ryan Neil (USA), Tony Tickle (UK), and François Jeker (FR). Details at

29 October-1 November 2015: Golden State Bonsai Federation Convention
Bonsai Fusion: Where Tradition Meets Innovationat Riverside, CA. Details at

5-6 December 2015: Winter Bonsai Silhouette Expo
at North Carolina Research Campus, 150 N. Research Campus Drive, Kannapolis, NC 28081. Details at!contact/c2q4.

28 May-6 June 2016: 45th Kanuma Satsuki Festival at 2086-1 Moro Kanuma-shi Tochigi 322-0026 Japan.
2-4 September 2016: BCI 2016 hosted by at Vilnius, Lithuania. Details at:

27-30 April 2017: 8
th WBC 2017 to be held in Omiya, Saitama, Japan at Omiya Sonic City, Palace Hotel Omiya, the same venue as the original WBC in 1989. Hosted by WBFF, Nippon Bonsai Association, and Saitama City. Other events will be at The Omiya Bonsai Art Museum, Omiya Bonsai Village, and the Hikawa Shrine. Details at

27 May-5 June 2017: 46
th Kanuma Satsuki Festival. Details at 2086-1 Moro Kanuma-shi Tochigi 322-0026 Japan. 

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