The Mahoning Valley Dahlia Society (MVDS) is a group of dahlia enthusiasts in the greater Youngstown, Ohio area.  We exist to encourage interest in the cultivation of the dahlia, to work toward the better understanding of the dahlia, to increase the public awareness of the dahlia, and to have FUN!


In 2020 we will meet:

  • February 9 - New originations and Q & A 

  • March 8 - Tom Liggett on Ohio Gourd Show and Festival

  • April 19 - cancelled due to COVID-19 

  • May 17 - Demonstration and instruction regarding a new Artistic Design category for our show, plus Q & A

  • June 17 - Program TBA

  • October 11 - Program TBA

at 2pm.

The meetings are held at:

Calvary Baptist Church
1463 Shields Rd.
Youngstown, Ohio 44511


If you love dahlias, join us!

Dahlia Tuber Sale

Due to COVID-19, our public tuber sale has been cancelled for this year.  Members, stay tuned for a possible member's only sale.

Dahlia Flower Show










The 2020 MVDS show will be held at the Holiday Inn, Boardman August 28-30.  Our members also exhibit at other Ohio, Midwest, and National shows.


See a list of the 2019 winners


​​Other Activities

We have a picnic each summer (July 19 this year) and a harvest celebration party each fall. 

The 2020 harvest celebration will be November 14.  Members will receive information regarding these events.

Need more info?

Contact us by emailHope to see you at a meeting soon!

MVDS is a participating society of the American Dahlia Society (ADS).

"Dahlias will come and go, but the friendships you make in this club will live on."

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