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It’s Almost Time for the Portland Rose Festival

The annual Portland Rose Festival takes place this year from May 26th to June 11th, in Portland, Oregon. The flower-filled event will give tourists and residents the chance to enjoy parades, marathons and, of course, roses like never before. Continue reading [...]

Visit the Portland Rose Festival this May and June

Portland residents – or anybody visiting Portland from late May to early June – the Portland Rose Festival is coming and you won’t want to miss it! Continue reading [...]

The National Cherry Blossom Festival is Coming to Washington D.C.

What began as a simple flower ceremony on March 27th, 1912, when First Lady Helen Herron Taft and Viscountess Chinda, wife of the Japanese Ambassador, planted the first two trees from Japan on the north bank of the West Potomac Tidal basis, has turned into a national treasure. The National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington D.C. now sees more than a million attendees each year who come to enjoy the beauty of the cherry blossoms and to gather in the spirit of community. Continue reading [...]

Spring Brings the Epcot International Flower Festival to Walt Disney World Resort

The annual Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival returns this year to celebrate flowers with themed events and gorgeous displays in Walt Disney World Resort. The event again will feature interactive areas for kids, the popular Flower Power Concert series featuring live music, and much more. Continue reading [...]

Georgia’s International Cherry Blossom Festival Coming This March!

Georgia’s International Cherry Blossom Festival will bring a series events to Macon, Georgia, during March, to celebrate the beauty of a pink and white-blossomed tree that symbolizes springtime in the United States. Beginning on March 1st, Macon will host several contests, concerts, and plant sales – among other fun things activities – in honor of the beloved cherry blossom. Macon, Georgia – according to Congressional Records – is considered the Cherry Blossom Capital of the World. Every March, more than 300,000 Yoshino cherry trees burst with blossoms that seem to turn the city into one big cottony paradise. Cherry Blossom Festivalgoers will get to experience the spectacle as they participate in events meant to promote fellowship and city pride. Continue reading [...]