Working together as a community, the Morongo Basin Orchid Festival raised over $28,000 for local nonprofit organizations last year. Yucca Valley Sunset Rotary was the organizer of all the events outside the Gubler Greenhouses. "The turnout was phenomenal" say Sunset President Tami Montgomery. "So many organizations contributed to the success of the event." Tami added.
The Orchid Show, will be again hosted by the Riverside-San Bernardino Counties Orchid Society (RSBCOS), had its first Award of Merit given by the American Orchid Society Judges. The Award winner was a beautiful Yellow Phalaenopsis Orchid. The Orchid Society of Arizona will be teaching the beginner classes throughout the two day event. People come from all over to see all the orchids on display.