PSBA - Who We Are

Puget Sound Bonsai Association is a non-profit corporation dedicated to the education of its members and the general public in the art and culture of bonsai. Club members have bonsai experience that ranges from beginner to recognized experts in the art. PSBA holds regularly scheduled club meetings featuring demonstrations and educational programs by national and international bonsai artists. The club also stages public shows and participates in community events where members' trees are showcased. PSBA was formed in 1973.

PSBA Sponsors


September 12-14, 2018 PNBCA and Bonsai Society of Portland present - Norhwest Bonsai Rendezvous

Featuring: Ryan Neil, Michael Hagedorn, Matt Reel, Bobby Curttright, David DeGroot,
                  Joe Harris III, Scott Elser, and Dennis Vojtilla

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Download PSBA's 2018 List of Events

Annual Special Events

Sakura Con – PSBA organizes an exhibit as part of this anime convention’s presentation of Japanese arts, culture and traditions.
March/April: Washington State Convention Center, Seattle.

Spring Show – Annual exhibit and sale. An opportunity for members to showcase their trees.
May: Pacific Rim Bonsai Collection, Federal Way

Annual Auction – A professionally-conducted live auction featuring up to 70 trees at varying price points, plus a silent auction of trees, pots, books, and materials.
June, first Saturday: Pacific Rim Bonsai Collection, Federal Way

Contact Our Auction Coordinator

Member Potluck – A summer tradition where members and their families enjoy informal fellowship, great food, and a member bazaar offering great bargains on trees, pots, and stones.
July: Center for Urban Horticulture, Seattle

Japan Fair (formerly Aki Matsuri) - PSBA offers an exhibit, workshop, and sale of trees at this early fall festival celebrating Japanese culture.
September: Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue. 

Contact Our Japan Fair Coordinator

For more information, see the calendar or contact us.