Annual Plant Sales

Lyon Arboretum’s 2024 Spring Plant & Craft Sale

UPDATE! All of the reserved spots have been filled. See below for our new Walk-ins policy!

Whether you’re looking for an aloha shirt, handmade gift, or unique flowering plants for that special person in your life, we’ve got you covered!

Orchids, tropical ornamentals, Hoya, natives, ferns, succulents, bromeliads, and carnivorous plants will be available at the sale, as well as a variety of other botanical art and crafts. Come support local vendors and do your Mother’s Day shopping with us this year!

When & Where

  • Friday, May 10th and Saturday, May 11th, 9 AM to 3:45 PM each day at Lyon Arboretum in Manoa Valley.
  • Plant inventories will be staggered and restocked throughout the day. Customer parking will be available in our main parking lot. 

Participating Vendors

Lyon’s own Horticulture team, Nuuanu Orchids, Hui Ku Maoli Ola, Hawaiʻi Bromeliad Society, La’au Hawaii, Fitch Succulents, David Shepard Hawaii, Waialua Estate Chocolate, Lyon’s Hui Hana Lei, Bitter Root Brewery, & others!

Conservation organizations will also have educational booths for customers to learn about native and invasive species in Hawaiʻi.

Proceeds from the sale help to support Lyon Arboretum and its mission of education, conservation, and research.

ADMISSIONS AND RESERVATIONS

  • Attendance for the sale will be managed by reservation only through the Eventbrite website. The link can be found below.
    • Each reservation will be good for ONE vehicle and its passengers.
    • Reservations are for 1 hour timeslots. Please stay for only your timeslot so that there is room for the next group to park
    • Reservations for the sale will open on Eventbrite-the link will be provided below and live on Monday, April 8th at 10:00 am.

NEW! WALK-IN CUSTOMERS

NEW! If you are UNABLE to secure a reservation, we will allow walk-in customers:

  • Walk-in customers will be allowed from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm on both Friday and Saturday.
  • Walk-in customers must get dropped off at Paradise Park, or find alternative parking in upper Mānoa neighborhood.

Donot book a reservation unless you are certain that you can attend the sale. 

GOOD TO KNOW

  • Be aware that the UH Mānoa Spring commencement ceremony is also on Saturday, May 11th, so there may be traffic going into Mānoa.
  • Come prepared for any type of weather – Wind, Rain, Sun, and even a Rainbow or two!
  • BYOB – Bring your own box or containers for your purchases

PARKING

  • Parking will be available for registered customers only
  • Walk-in customers must get dropped off at Paradise Park, or find alternative parking in upper Mānoa neighborhood.

ALL RESERVATIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED

Reservations are open on MONDAY, APRIL 8th on Eventbrite

Click here for the link which will be live Monday, April 8th at 10:00 am:

LYON HOLIDAY PLANT AND CRAFT SALE

Contact us: You can contact our Business Office at 808-988-0456. The Business Office is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 am until 3:00 pm.

Error reporting: Bugs, errors, and other issues with this webpage can be reported to LyonEdu@hawaii.edu. Please note that an Eventbrite message reading “Sold out” is not an error or a bug. Mahalo nui loa.