The annual exhibition of orchids, called Expo Fair Orchids, this is much smaller than La Feria de las Flores and Cafe, but just as beautiful and interesting.
The event features a variety of different shapes and colors of orchids, expected to hundreds of domestic and foreign tourists admirers of nature and the variety of plants. It is estimated that this year may perceive transactions totaling more than $ 100,000 for Boquete community.
The mountain climate of the region, with an average temperature of 20 degrees C, is perfect for growing these flowers, considered by some as the most beautiful and exotic ornamental plants, precisely in April when they reach maximum flowering.
The Orchid Expo takes place on the banks of the Caldera River, sponsored by the Council of the International Flower Fair and Café, which hosts more than 10,000 visitors and has the participation of over 60 groups orchid growers and collectors .
Orchid production is an activity engaged, both domestic and foreign, through associations and clubs from different areas like Boquete, Chiriqui, Santiago, Chitre, Las Minas, El Valle de Anton and Panama.