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CANCELLED: Bromeliad & Tropicals Show & Sales – Autumn 2020

April 18 at 8:00 am - April 19 at 1:00 pm AEST


Cancellation of events due to COVID-19

With the current situation due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the Bromeliad Society of Queensland’s Committee have made the tough decision to cancel the following upcoming events as listed below.

We have a duty of care to our members and take this seriously, and feel that this is the best course of action to ensure the health and wellbeing of all our members, as well as the general public.

The following BSQ events have been cancelled:

  • March meeting, Thursday 19th March – CANCELLED
  • April meeting, Thursday 16th April – CANCELLED
  • Bromeliad & Tropicals Show & Sales – Autumn 2020, Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th April – CANCELLED
  • Patrons Day 2020, Sunday 3rd May – CANCELLED

We hope that you all remain well during this troubling period and look forward to seeing you again in the near future.

The Bromeliad Society of Queensland invites you to their 2020 Autumn show – the Bromeliad & Tropicals Show & Sales. As featured on Gardening Australia

Dates and times

Saturday 18th April at 8 am to 4 pm
Sunday 19th April at 9 am to 1 pm


Genesis Christian College, Sports Hall
12 Youngs Crossing Road
Bray Park QLD 4500

Plenty of free parking available onsite.


$4 per person, includes entry into the Lucky Door Prize of $100 worth of plants.
Free entry for children under 15 years old.
Free and express entry for BSQ members. Become a BSQ member.

For garden clubs/societies, discounts are available for large groups. Contact us for more information.

Things to do

Win a $100 voucher to spend at the Show

If you are on Facebook or Instagram, you can win a $100 voucher to spend at the Show! Simply tell us what plants you are hoping to buy at the Show on the competition posts, the competition will be posted closer to the Show date.

Buy plants!

There will be a variety of plants for sale from over twenty experienced growers including bromeliads, tropicals, indoor plants, orchids, hoyas, begonias, succulents and many more. From green thumbs to novice gardeners, you won’t leave empty handed. Kid-friendly.

Plants will be refreshed throughout the event. Cash and EFTPOS accepted. Please bring your own boxes and bags.

Win some prizes and support local schools in the Monster Raffle

The Autumn Show’s recipients for the Monster Raffle is Mount Samson State School. All proceeds from the Monster Raffle will be donated to the school for their Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program. The donation will be used to purchase seeds, seedlings, fertiliser, trellising, garden shade house or general tools for gardening.

There are two plant prizes in the Monster Raffle with a combined value of $500 worth of plants. 

Cost of tickets are:

  • 1 ticket for $2
  • 3 tickets for $5
  • 7 tickets for $10

Tickets can only be purchased at the Show. Winners for the Monster Raffle will be drawn at 12 noon on the Sunday and will be contacted after the drawing of the prizes. Thanks to the growers for donating the plant prizes.

Learn about bromeliads at the information sessions

If you are new to bromeliads or just want to ask questions, attend the Bromeliad Basics Information Sessions. Sessions are held on:

  • Saturday at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm
  • Sunday at 11 am. 

Growers and Society volunteers will be at the event to help you choose the right plants for your garden and answer all your questions. Come and say hello, we love talking about broms! There will also be books available for purchase.

Admire the display and competition plants

See these plants at their best at the displays and see who the winners are in the competition plants. Award winners will be announced on Saturday at 11 am.

Become a member

Join us! Now is the best time to become a Bromeliad Society of Queensland member. Join up at the Show and for only $30 for single or $35 for family and you’ll receive membership for all of 2020. You’ll also get a Welcome pack, $10 voucher and a bromeliad book.

The Membership Show Special is only available for those who have never been members previously.

Take a break

After filling a box or two full of plants, take a break. There will be plant minding facilities and refreshments will be available.


Date/time Activity
Saturday 18 April 2020  
8:00 am Doors open
11:00 am Awards announced for the competition plants
11:30 am Bromeliad Basics Information Session
1:30 pm Bromeliad Basics Information Session
4:00 pm Doors close
Sunday 19 April 2020  
9:00 am Doors open
11:00 am Bromeliad Basics Information Session
12:00 noon Lucky Door Prize drawn
Monster Raffle drawn
1:00 pm Doors close

More information

Social media

View the Bromeliad & Tropicals Show & Sales Autumn 2020 facebook event.
Hashtag: #bromsqld

Contact us



April 18 at 8:00 am AEST
April 19 at 1:00 pm AEST
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The Bromeliad Society of Queensland Inc.


Genesis Christian College
12 - 16 Youngs Crossing Road
Bray Park, QLD 4500 Australia
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