2024 Bonsai Show

Show Volunteers

If you volunteered to help with the show, please check the sign up sheets to remind yourself of the time slots you picked.  The show is success because of all the help we get from you!

Display Basics

Here is a flyer we created for the 2022 show with the basics of a traditional Japanese multi-point display.  You may find it useful in crafting your display concept for your own tree.

The Show Is This Weekend

We’re looking forward to seeing you there.  This is where we put our best foot forward as a club and share all our amazing bonsai with each other and the public.  See the flyer below for details, or download the 2024 Bonsai Show Flyer as a pdf.

Online Purchases

For anyone making a payment via our online store, please be aware that we use PayPal to accept online payments, but you do not need to have a PayPal account to make a payment.  When it asks you to log in with your PayPal account, there is also a button that says “Pay with Debit or Credit Card”.  Click that.

See detailed instructions here: How to Pay for Items in our Online Store

New There’s a link to our store in the menu above.  It’s not a hidden secret anymore.  😉

Founded in 1957

The Pittsburgh Bonsai Society is the place in Pittsburgh to connect with a vibrant community of bonsai enthusiasts of all skill levels to share your interest in bonsai.  The society is dedicated to connecting people with an interest in bonsai and to expanding your knowledge of bonsai techniques to help improve the health and beauty of your bonsai.

We meet in person once a month, and host virtual meetings at other times.  Please visit our calendar for a full list of events: Schedules & Meetings. Meetings are structured with discussions for beginners and veterans, and all are welcome to come early with their trees if they have specific questions, want to solicit care or styling feedback, or just want to share a particularly interesting tree.  Beginners and non-members are particularly welcome and encouraged to attend our meetings.  Other seasonal events include the annual spring show, the bonsai auction, and the summer picnic . Come to the meeting and find expert information on all aspects of bonsai, plus sources for trees and supplies.

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram.  Facebook is a good way to get timely announcements.  Members can also join our members-only Facebook group where members share pictures, discuss their trees, and ask questions.

Visit our Resources page for links to local and national suppliers and other useful bonsai-related resources.  For beginners, there are links to lots of good YouTube videos to help you get started.

Please explore our site for more information and resources about bonsai!