Redland International Orchid Festival


Orchid lovers converge at Fruit & Spice Park this weekend for the biggest orchid festival in the country.

Flowers are among my favorite subjects of photography.

Orchid lovers rejoice!

The country’s largest celebration of the most cosmopolitan of flowers (orchids occur in almost every habitat save glaciers) returns for a three-day orchid bonanza featuring more than 50 vendors from around the world, lectures by experts, walking tours of the Fruit & Spice Park as well as arts & crafts.

The fun runs Friday through Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Ave., Homestead. $10. More information at

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