American Hosta Society

2025 National Convention

June 19–21 | Peoria, IL

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The Nation’s Largest Hosta Event

The American Hosta Society national convention is organized by a group of hosta enthusiasts. We are excited to have you join us to celebrate the friendship plant and to share our passion for gardening. This year, we are combining the AHS national convention with the Midwest Region convention. The convention is being hosted by the Central Illinois Hosta Society.


2025 American Hosta Society Convention

Para-A-Dice Hotel • E. Peoria, IL

June 19-21, 2025

Garden Tours • Accredited Hosta Show • Optional visit to Hornbaker Gardens

Vendors •  Speakers • Workshops • Judges Clinics

Plenty of “classic” Midwest Hosta-tality

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Several stunning tour gardens await you!
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The American Hosta Society annually holds a multi-day event that is packed-full of activities for all.

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Attendees get a chance to tour multiple private and/or public gardens; attend educational seminars; compete in the accredited Hosta Show; attend Hosta Judges Clinics; shop vendors featuring the latest and greatest hosta additions, companion plants, or garden-themed accessories; bid in the AHS auction for that unique “must have” hosta; and best of all, get together with old friends and make new ones in Hostatality. In addition, the AHS Board of Directors meets, the annual business meeting is held, and annual awards are presented.

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