Flowers are the theme of many festivals around the nation. If you’re looking for something to do while you travel, you may want to look into traveling to one of the destinations on the list. A flower festival offers a fun and fragrant experience for people of all ages.
Portland Rose Festival
It may rain a lot in Portland but it helps roses blossom and grow into the beautiful flowers that they are. The Portland Rose Festival saw over 2 million attendees in over a hundred years and highlights the heritage of the Pacific Northwest. One of the most popular attractions at the event is the Grand Floral Parade. An IFEA World Festival & Event City, the Oregon city received recognition for making a difference as a community by serving its people well.
Cherry Blossom Festival
The nation’s capital serves as the backdrop for the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Taking place in spring, the two-week event celebrates spring and commemorates Tokyo Mayor Yuko Ozaki’s gift of 3,000 cherry trees in 1912. People from all over the world travel to Washington, D.C. to take part in the celebration which offers Japanese performances, food, arts, and crafts.
Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival
Taking place in mid-March through mid-May at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, this festival is perfect for adults and children. From themed displays, interactive play areas for children, and the well-loved Flower Power Concert series, guests are thoroughly entertained by all things flower and garden-related.
A Sampling of What’s Offered
The three festivals listed above serve as a sampling of what to expect from flower and garden events nationwide. Each offers its visitors the chance to get to see, smell, and experience beautiful flowers in a new and exciting way.