The Central Florida Koi & Goldfish Show will be held March 10-12, 2017, at a new location — the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel at 5780 Major Blvd. in Orlando, Fla.
“The Orlando Show,” as it is known in koi circles, is the largest-judged koi show in the Eastern United States, drawing entries from across the country. Plus, the judged goldfish show, now in its fifth year, has become the largest goldfish show in the country. In additio
n to the judged shows, there are over 35 vendors from across the nation with koi, goldfish, pond supplies, aquatic plants, garden art and more.
Seminar presentations on koi, goldfish and ponds are conducted all day Saturday beginning at 9 a.m. For 2017, the show is proud to be hosting ZNA America and will conduct a koi-judging seminar accredited by ZNA Japan. Show hours are Friday, March 10 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, March 11 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, March 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is sponsored by Orlando Area Koi & Pond Club, ZNA Southern Koi Association and the koi clubs of Florida East Coast, Rainbow River and Gainesville. Admission is free. (Seminar series on Saturday is $10 for the day). For more information, including how to become a vendor at the show, visit www.cfks.org.