Conventions – National

Minneapolis, Minnesota – June 10-13, 2020 – Hosta Vision

MN Hosta Society will be hosting in 2022 and we look forward to seeing you then.  An e-mail notification was sent to registered attendees on 4/28/2020 notifying them of this decision and that a refund would be coming. Similar information is being distributed via American Hosta Society to membership.  Stay safe & we hope to see you all at the 2021 AHS National Convention in Kalamazoo, MI!

The Minnesota Hosta Society is delighted to be the host for the AHS 2020 convention. Our membership is excited to have you join us in fellowship and share our passion for gardening with hosta.  Our theme, Hosta Vision 2020, reflects not only the year, but also the ever expanding use of hosta in the garden. Hostas continue to be America’s number one perennial due to their versatility in the landscape. Plus they thrive in Minnesota’s Zone 4 climate!

We have lots of exciting things in store for you during your visit. Register now!

Kalamazoo, Michigan – June 17-19, 2021

Minneapolis, Minnesota – 2022


Past – Conventions

Green Bay, Wisconsin – Jun 12-15, 2019 – Hostaffinity

Hundreds of  hosta enthusiasts from around the country and the world gathered for the 51st annual AHS convention that was held in Green Bay, Wisconsin June 12–15, 2019, hosted by the Green & Gold Hosta Society.

Attendees were welcomed to the beautiful and picturesque Northeast Wisconsin where there were tours of iconic gardens, presentations by world-renowned speakers,  products from a variety of vendors,  friendly competitions and a live auction, great food and, most importantly, the company of fellow gardeners and friends, both new and old.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – June 20-23, 2018, Phifty in Philadephia

Indianapolis, Indiana – June 7-11, 2017, Hosa Hysteria

St. Louis, Missouri – June 15-18, 2016, “Gateway to the Gardens

Raleigh, North Carolina – Jun 18 – 20, 2015  “Back to the Future”

This three day convention consisted of garden tours, educational lectures, hosta show, vending room, live and silent auctions, award presentations and various other opportunities for the 418 like- minded hostaphiles and gardeners who gathered to celebrate their favorite plant and the great people it brings together.

Cedar Rapids, Iowa – June 11 – 14, 2014 – “Czech It Out”

Milwaukee, Wisconsin – June 13 – 16, 2013 – “Escape to Wisconsin”

Nashville, Tennessee – June 13-16, 2012 – “Hostas, Friends, and Music”

Marlborough, Massachusetts – June 22-25, 2011

Bloomington, Minnesota – June 23-26, 2010

Lansing, Michigan – June 24-27, 2009

St. Louis, Missouri – 2008

Learn about hostas and how they do best in our southern climate.