The Monterey Bay Dahlia Society meets on the Second Friday of every month at:


Simpkins Swim Center Community Room

979 Seventeenth Avenue, Santa Cruz, California.


Potluck Dinner at 7:00 pm.

Meeting at 7:30 pm.


Learn how to grow dahlias.




We are the Monterey Bay Dahlia Society in Santa Cruz, California. We are located at the top of the Monterey Bay on the Central Coast of California. Our meetings are on the second Friday of each month at the Simpkins Swim Center Community room at 979 Seventeenth Avenue in Santa Cruz. Potluck at 7pm. Meeting is at 7:30pm.


Upcoming Events


Annual Dahlia Bloom Show ....Saturday & Sunday, August 26 & 27, 2017, Sat: 12-5pm, Sun: 11-4pm.

Museum of Art and History, 705 Front Street, Downtown Santa Cruz, CA 95060.

Free admission. Hundreds of dahlia blooms. Free seminars and discussions. Free raffle to follow each event. For questions or to get on our email list contact us here.



Show Results

Results of the 2016 MBDS Annual Show.

Results of the 2015 MBDS Annual Show.

Results of the 2014 MBDS Annual Show.

Results of the 2012 MBDS Annual Show.

Results of the 2011 MBDS Annual Show.

Results of the 2010 MBDS Annual Show.

The 2012 Consolidated Class Report.



Dahlia Research

Stanford University Dahlia Project.

Dahlia Genome Project.