San Francisco Bay Area Plant Sales, Shows & Events

Cactus & succulent societies and non-profit organizations hold seasonal plant sales open to the public. These sales are a great way to enhance your plant collection with uncommon or rare plants not found at plant nurseries. Sales typically include a Show by members of amazing specimen plants which are sometimes judged by plant experts -- bring your camera!

Below is a calendar of upcoming succulent & cacti plant sales and events this year in the San Francisco bay area and beyond. This list will be updated as new dates are added later in the year.

April 2-3, 2016
Cactus and Succulent Society of San Jose Spring Show & Sale

Peterson Middle School, 1380 Rosalia Avenue, Sunnyvale, California
Saturday 9 am - 5 pm & Sunday 10 am - 4 pm

Dates TBA
Ruth Bancroft Garden Spring Opening & Plant Sale

Ruth Bancroft Garden, 1552 Bancroft Road, Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Saturday 9 am - 11 am (Members pre-sale & auction) 11 am - 3 pm (Public sale)

April 23-24
Monterey Bay Area Cactus & Succulent Society Spring Show & Sale

San Juan Batista Community Hall, 10 San Jose Street, San Juan Batista
Saturday 9 am - 5 pm, Sunday 9 am - 4 pm

May 7-8
Sacramento Cactus and Succulent Society 2015 Show & Sale

Shepard Garden & Arts Center, 3330 Mckinley Blvd Sacramento, CA 95816
Saturday 9 am - 5 pm, Sunday 9 am - 4 pm

June 11-12, 2016
San Francisco Succulent & Cactus Society 2015 SALE & SHOW

San Francisco County Fair Building, 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122
Saturday & Sunday 9 am - 5 pm

October 1-2, 2016
Monterey Bay Area Cactus & Succulent Society Spring Show & Sale

San Juan Batista Community Hall, 10 San Jose Street, San Juan Batista
Saturday 9 am - 5 pm, Sunday 9 am - 4 pm

October 8-9, 2016
Cactus and Succulent Society of San Jose 11th Annual Fall Show & Sale

Peterson Middle School, 1380 Rosalia Way, Sunnyvale, California
Saturday 9 am - 5 pm & Sunday 10 am - 4 pm

Southern California Sales & Shows

If you are inclined to drive or fly, southern California is host to some large cactus & succulent shows with an adundance of amazing, large specimens.

July 1-3, 2016
CSSA Annual Show and Sale
Huntington Botanical Gardens, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA.

August 13-14, 2016
Inter-City Cactus Show & Sale

Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden, 301 North Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA 91007
Saturday & Sunday, 9 am - 5 pm

For a full calendar of events in southern California, please visit the San Gabriel Cactus and Succulent Society (bottom of home page).