GSBF Upcoming Events

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October 2 and 3, 2021 Santa Nella, California
Golden State Bonsai Federation (GSBF) will host the 2021 GSBF Bonsai Rendezvous. The event theme is “Bonsai Rendezvous.” A two-day event for renewal and celebration for the love of bonsai. No registration fee. Open to the public. Free bonsai demonstrations both days. Free professional bonsai critiques, Bring Your Own Bonsai and Do It Yourself Bonsai settings. Vendors from Northern and Southern California in one huge location. There will be silent auctions for quality bonsai and related items. There will be no banquet dinners. Additional information and schedule of activities forthcoming shortly. Stay tuned to GSBF website. For further information or to volunteer in support of the event, contact Rich Guillen at or call 831-348-5015.

October 16 and 17, 2021 Union City, California
YAMATO BONSAI KAI 50th Annual Exhibition: Saturday from 11:00 am until 5:00 pm. and Sunday from 10:00 am. until 5:00 pm at the Southern Alameda County Buddhist Church.

Location: 32975 Alvarado-Niles Rd., Union City, CA 94587.

Exhibition of bonsai trees, plant sales, and vendors. Free admission and free parking. Demonstration by Sensei Johnny Uchida both days at 1:30 pm with demonstration tree raffled off as grand prize. For more info and updates find us on Facebook by searching "Yamato Bonsai Kai".


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.