The cities across the US celebrate flower festivals seriously. The flower exhibits include diverse varieties like, range of roses from Portland, the lilacs of Rochester, the daffodils of Rhode Island and the camellias of South Carolina. These amazing flower festivals are a colourful jumble with number of garden events and tours to rejoice the spring season.
1. Dallas Blooms – Dallas, Texas
The massive 66 acres of gardens situated on the White Rock Lake shoreline in east Dallas is cheered up every spring at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. This show is one of the largest flower festivals in the Southwest.
Dallas Blooms has always been magical for 31 years in a row! With more than 500,000 flowers, here you can catch the glimpse of almost all the colours (notably hyacinths, daffodils, and tulips).
This six week-long festival occurs through April 10, 2016. Simply explore the garden to witness the exquisiteness of all the botanical varieties. While walking around, savour the park’s much-loved bread pudding.
2. Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival – Orlando, Florida
The annual Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival occurs during May 30, 2016. Get a wonderland experience in the park.
Disney World’s most iconic darlings are brought to life here as flower sculptures and manicured trees, promising tons of whimsical joy.
As per the sumptuous expectations from visitors, the Anna and Elsa topiaries is back this year and in addition the new Minnie Mouse and Pluto join their friends in the park. You can also learn the best gardening practices from horticulturists’ onsite every weekend.
3. Portland Rose Festival – Portland, Oregon
The Portland Rose Festival alters the whole mood of Portland into a bustling midpoint of fun. Portland’s Spring Rose Show is the biggest rose show in the nation that is expected to take place on May 27- June 12, 2016.
The festival is an ultimate celebration time, especially popular for its three parades of Portland’s roses throughout its three weekends.
The exhibit remains as the top choice among the visitors for their beauty and rich fragrance with more than 4,000 blooms. The festival events held in the Waterfront district, include the annual CityFair, best-known for thrilling rides and live music.
4. Tulip Time- Holland, Michigan
Just go crazy with more than 4.5 million tantalizing tulips brought from Holland and Michigan. This is what they mean imagine million tulips, thus they say it’s Tulip Time on May 7-14, 2016. Explore the town’s rich Dutch culture along with these millions of tulips blossom in varied hues.
The habitual Dutch dancing is a huge blast in this old town where several dancers hosts the carnival’s dancing events all through the weekend.
End up the Tulip Time exhibit as an experience by watching one of the three parades of the show to appreciate the elegant Dutch outfits and head to the Marktplaats, the Dutch Food Court. The Dutch Food Court offers some of the best sandwiches, soups, salads, and desserts.
5. Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival- Winchester, Virginia
Shenandoah Valley’s springtime Apple Blossom Festival is flooded with over 250,000 people from Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, and Baltimore areas every year.
The whole town of Winchester dazzles with pink-and-white apple blossom trees.
From April 22–May 1, 2016 this springtime festival blows your mind with awe-inspiring parades, band performances, and an apple pie baking contest. Finally, never miss the amusement of the popular 80s dance party here.