Coming Events


January 8, 2022 Oakland, California
EAST BAY BONSAI SOCIETY BONSAI SALE: Saturday, January 8th from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm at the Oakland Lakeside Garden Center.

Location: Lakeside Garden Center, 666 Bellevue Avenue, Oakland, California

Join us for our in-person January 2022 club sale! The East Bay Bonsai Society will be holding a one-day bonsai sale on Saturday, January 8th, 2022 from 10am to 3pm at the Lakeside Garden Center in Oakland, California. The sale will include established and starter bonsai trees, pots, tools, etc. Masks are required. Credit cards, checks, and cash accepted. Sales tax will be added to purchases.

JAN 22, 2022 AT 10 AM – JAN 23, 2022 AT 4:30 PM

Baikoen's 58th Winter Silhouette Show

Ayres Hall, LA Arboretum, 301 N Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, CA

February 4th thru 6th, Santa Nella, California

18th Biennial Shohin Seminar and Convent

Location: Hotel Mission De Oro, 13070 S. Highway 33 Santa Nella, CA 95322

Every two years the California Shohin Society organizes a Shohin Seminar in Santa Nella, California, where bonsai masters, teachers, students and general enthusiasts from all over the country gather to learn and share their love of Shohin bonsai.


February 19 and 20, 2022 Oakland, California
Annual Bonsai Garden at Lake Merritt Mammoth Auction & Sale will be held on Saturday, February 19 and Sunday, February 20, 2022 at 666 Bellevue Ave., Lakeside Park Garden Center in Oakland. You are invited to the biggest auction and sale of bonsai, pre-bonsai, pots, books, stands, and related material. A Mammoth fundraiser with all proceeds going to support the Bonsai Garden at Lake Merritt. Saturday auction preview starts at 12:00 p.m. with auction starting at 1:00 p.m. Sunday sale from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., large showing of vendors, plant sales, and much more. Purchase your bonsai needs. For further information, contact George Haas at or stay tuned to BGLM Website.

April 2 -3 San Marino, California
Bonsai-A-Thon at the Huntington Gardens is here again! Join us on February 26th & 27th and tour the extended Chinese Garden. Walk through the Bonsai Nursery and enjoy vendors, demonstrations, auctions, raffles, a huge sales area exhibits, food and of course friends. Event highlights include Suiseki, the Japanese Art of Stone Appreciation talk by Suiseki Master Tom Elias, and Foemina Grove creation by Huntington Bonsai Curator Ted Matson. For more details watch the GSBF Collection at The Huntington website.


April 9 - 10, 2022 Sacramento, CA
American Bonsai Association, Sacramento: Annual Spring Show at the Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento. Show hours are Saturday, 10am - 4pm, and Sunday, 10am - 4pm, with demonstrations each day by headliner Andrew Robson at 1:30pm.

There is a large vendor and member sales area, free admission and parking, and a beginner workshop Sunday morning from 10am —Noon (to register contact Renee Seely). The benefit drawings on both Saturday and Sunday will include each day's demonstration tree and many bonsai/bonsai related items. For additional information visit our website: American Bonsai Association of Sacramento, or contact Renee Seely, 916-929-2106, email

April 23rd and 24th San Diego Bonsai Show

10;00am to 5:00pm, Casa del Prado, Room101, Balboa Park, San Diego. Bonsai DEmonstration each day at 11:00am and 1:00 pm. For more information,

May28th -May30th Santa Anita Bonsai Show

LA Arboretum, Ayers Hall, 9am to 5pm. For more information please check website at

November 12th and 13th PACIFIC BONSAI EXPO

The Bridge Yard, Oakland Ca

The Pacific Bonsai Expo is a juried exhibition featuring 70 outstanding bonsai displays and a selection of the community's top vendors. Jurors Bjorn Bjorholm, Ryan Neil, and William N. Valavanis will select the trees. The exhibitors are the judges. Your trees are the stars. It's an event not to be missed.


December 14th       Sansui Kai HOLIDAY POTLUCK & BONSAI BINGO