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39th Fall Show & Sale of the South Florida Palm Society

November 4th-5th 2023 (10AM – 5PM)


Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

South Entrance, Corbin or Nell’s Garden House

10901 Old Cutler Road

Coral Gables, Florida 33156

Updates via SFPS e-mail list.


Tickets now for sale at the FTBG website.

For more info about the 39th Show & Sale visit our page dedicated to the event.

The SFPS meets on the first Monday of every even-numbered month at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Coral Gables. Admission is free and open to the general public. Our meetings typically include guest speakers, plant auctions and the opportunity to meet with a diverse group of friendly palm enthusiasts. Doors to the Corbin Bldg. will open at 7:00 pm. Light refreshments, water, and soft drinks will be provided. Our program will start at 7:30 and you are encouraged to bring your favorite potluck dish for the food table and any labeled plant donations for the auction table.

SFPS General Meetings

SFPS General Meeting Schedule 2023

February 6, 2023

April 3, 2023

June 5, 2023

August 7, 2023

October 2, 2023

December – Holiday Party & Auction TBA

If you would like to join the SFPS please visit our Membership page.

Visit our SFPS Palm Show & Sale page (Meetings & Events tab).
Attalea phalerata Photo: Joanna M. Tucker Lima, PhD
December 2023 

General membership meetings

General meetings are held on the first Monday of February, April, June, August, and October, with guest speakers at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden’s Garden House, doors at 7:00 pm, business & speaker by 7:30 pmUse the south entrance and walk through the vintage Montgomery Palmetum stone & iron gate entrance. The Society alternatively uses the Corbin Bldg. room accessible via and vintage stone / gate path midway the lot.

SFPS meets on the first Monday of every even-numbered month.

Dates for 2023:

February 6, 2023 

April 3, 2023 

June 5, 2023 

August 7, 2023 

October 2, 2023 

December – Holiday Party & Auction TBA

Please sign up to our e-mail for updates and news.

The SFPS generally plans garden tours in the spring & fall. These events range from nurseries specializing in palms, to private residences, and other locations of interest to palm enthusiasts. 

SFPS’s (5) bimonthly meetings are open to non-members. The SFPS holiday in December is free to members, and guests may attend for $10. The party has traditionally featured a pot luck dinner, live auction, and silent auction.

Palm shows / sales are also coordinated along with traditional aspects of the Society. Thanks for your support, you may sign up for the SFPS e-mail list at the bottom of this page, or via this link

South Florida Palm Society (SFPS) E-mail list

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