25th Annual Morongo Basin Orchid Festival 2021

Greenhouse Tours/AOS Judged Orchid Show/Music/
Live Entertainment/WineTasting/Food/Shopping.
 
When:    Saturday October2nd, 2021  10 am – 5 pm
                Sunday October 3rd, 2021  10 am – 3 pm

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This year we’ve brought new ideas, vendors and classes to add to the excitement.  You decide which of your favorite charities receives the proceeds from your purchases through the use of “Rotary Bucks” given with each sale.

New to the festival this year is the over 21 beer and wine garden.  This over 21 section is located in the Sunset Rotary pavilion. We have added a barista, 760 Coffee Company.  Serving organic coffee drinks and milkshakes for the kids.  Lovin' Smoke by Bruce's Place cooking up their famous barbeque.     

See something beautiful; take a self guided tour of the orchid filled greenhouses* and see thousands of orchids blooming- in the desert!  And don’t forget your camera.

 

Learn and laugh;  Enjoy an orchid class and take home your own orchid or Orchid arrangement.  Classes held both Saturday and Sunday.  Visit the Gubler Orchids website in for class sign ups.   

Delight the palate:  Indulge your taste buds through YV Sunset Rotary Wine tasting.  Enjoy your favorite wine in a 25th. Orchid Festival commemorative wine glass.  Joshua Tree Brewery have made a double batch of the wildly popular Shari Baby Beer with a sovenire Shari Baby glass.  They will also be sharing some of there newest brews.  

 

Grab lunch or a quick bite: The Boys and Girls club along with the Armed Services YMCA will be ready with many delicious lunch choices, from burgers to Carne Asada plates, and sweet treats.

We are excited to introduce Lovin' Smoke by Bruce's place.  They are well know throughout the Morongo Basin for their taste Ribs, Pulled Pork, and more.  

 

Enjoy the live music throughout the day by Spaghetti Wranglers on Saturday.  The Yucca Valley Jazz Band will perform on Sunday.  

 

Together Yucca Valley Sunset Rotary and Gubler Orchids raised over $30,000.00 for desert charities.  The 2019 Beneficiaries included:  Armed Services YMCA, Theater 29, Boys & Girls Club of the High Desert ,  Morongo Basin Ambulance, The Orchid Society of Arizona, Reach Out Morongo Basin, Soroptimist, Morongo Basin Humane Society, Unity Home,  Morongo Basin Historical Society, CERT, Riverside San Bernardino Orchid Society, and the Hearts of Yucca Valley.

* Nonslip, rubber soled shoes are required for all greenhouse tours.

 

Come see an Judged Orchid Show
The fourth annual show is hosted by the Riverside/ San Bernardino Orchid Society held at the Orchid festival this year!
The public is invited to show their orchids and have them judged by judging team.  For more details click here.

Self Guided Orchid Tours

Wine and Tasting