Enjoy over 150,000 orchids from across the globe as the Pacific Orchid Exposition returns to Fort Mason Center's Festival Pavilion, February 20-23, 2014. Themed this year as "Orchids...and All That Jazz", the event will incorporate creative musical themes into its beautiful exhibits and displays. The Pacific Orchid Exposition is the largest orchid show in the country and offers a unique selection of orchids from over 50 local and international vendors. Throughout the weekend there are docent tours, potting demonstrations, horticultural seminars, and fabulous silent auction items including trips, wine, art and more. The event kicks off with the Gala Benefit Preview on February 20th from 6:30-10:00 pm and features live music, hors d'oeuvres, wine tasting, and an exciting live auction. The Pacific Orchid Exposition is the largest annual fundraiser for the nonprofit San Francisco Orchid Society and a portion of the proceeds from the Gala will help support the Botanical Garden at UC Berkeley and the San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers. Additional Pricing: Weekend Pass with Gala: $55 Weekend Pass w/out Gala: $25 Kids 16 and under: FREE (except at Gala) when accompanied by an adult