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Spokane Interstate Fair
September 9th-10th, 2023
404 N. Havana St.
Spokane Valley, WA 99202
Exhibitor Guide not yet complete for 2023.
Flowers for show will not get you into the Fair free. You have to mail your entry form in on time.
2023 Still Exhibitor's Guide
Visit the Spokane Interstate Fairgrounds website and choose Dahlias.
Print the whole Dahlia Show Schedule. The entry form is on the last page of the Guide.
Please read the show schedule, carefully, due to many changes in entry into staging area, parking, changes in Exhibitor guide rules, additions and subtractions in classes, of which there are several.
*When you enter the S.W. parking lot, pay a $5.00 parking fee, and tell the attendants you are going to the Floral building. You will need to buy an entrance ticket for each person in your car and then you can enter through the yellow gate with your flowers.
*Staging will begin at 12:00 pm on September 8,2023
**You can stage all night but the gate will be locked at exactly midnight on Fri - Sept 8th. It will not be re- opened until 5:00 a.m. on Sat. the 9th. *All exhibits need to be in place for judging by 7:30 a.m. the 9th. Judging needs to begin no later than 8:00 a.m.
*There will be an IEDS members only, awards banquet following the show, on Saturday, at 6:30 p.m., for those who participated in the show, and their guests.
EVERYONE BE SAFE.
Hope to see you there.
DAHLIA OF THE YEAR 2023
INLAND EMPIRE DAHLIA SOCIETY
IEDS TUBER SALES 2023
Northwest Seed and Pet - East Sprague
Spokane Community College - Lair Building
Northwest Seed and Pet - North Division
Spokane Interstate Fair Show
May 6, 2023
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Northwest Seed & Pet
2422 E. Sprague Ave.
Spokane, WA - 99202
May 13, 2023
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Spokane Community College Lair Building
1810 N Greene St
Spokane, WA - 99217
April 29, 2023
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Northwest Seed & Pet
7302 N Division St
Spokane, WA 99208
The Inland Empire Dahlia Society, (IEDS), was organized on November 14, 1961. Their first Dahlia Show was held at the Spokane County Fair, in 1962. We are still part of the fair. The Fair is now called, the Spokane Interstate Fair & Expo Center.
The IEDS has 7 general meetings, all are welcome to join us. There are three tuber sales and one show, annually. We sponsor the Spokane VA Medical Center Garden. This is where, in the fall we get most of our tubers, for our tuber sales.
We often plan different functions during our meetings for the off months. This is when we don't have the official members meetings. We also, have a picnic in August and a Christmas Party in December. January the board and other members meet to plan the budget for that current year. There are committees that have meetings, outside of our regular member meetings, also. Included in membership, is our monthly newsletter, called, "The Dahliafax". We are associated with Federation. We are affiliated with the American Dahlia Society, (ADS).
Membership Dues: Single $10.00, Family $15.00 - a family member is a spouse and child residing at the same address.
Make check out to: IEDS. Mail to: Sally Colwell - 2929 S Waterford Dr. - Spokane, WA - 99203
For more information about our society, meetings, tuber sales, shows, Trial Garden and VA Garden, please click the contact tab, above.