2017 Dahlia Show | Golden Gate Park
The Dahlia is the official flower of San Francisco.
2017 Annual Dahlia Flower Show
August 12-13, 2017 | 10 am to 5 pm (4 pm on Sunday)
Hall of Flowers, 9th and Lincoln, Golden Gate Park, SF
“The Dahlia partakes essentially of the character of our beloved city, in birth, breeding and habit, for it was originally Mexican, carried thence to Spain, to France and England in turn, being changed in the process from a simple daisy-like wild flower to a cosmopolitan beauty. In its versatility, its beauty, its infinite variety of color and form, it is the very symbol of San Francisco life and of the spirit of her people.” – Mayor Rolph’s resolution of 1926
On this event, expect 1,500-2,000 magnificent dahlias vie for Best in Show. Growers from all over California bring their best dahlias. This is a great opportunity to take photographs of dahlias up close and personal.
There will be many growers present to answer the public’s questions plus there’s a special selection of blooms where the public votes for People’s Choice.