Beauty in Bloom: 10 Trending Spring Flower Festivals

By Stephanie Schiraldi on April 5, 2016

The air is warmer, the sun is bright and garden enthusiasts everywhere are dusting off their own trowels before venturing to America’s lush gardens to witness the awakening of their blooms. Celebrate the season with the most shared spring flower festivals across America.


Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival

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For a truly enchanting botanical experience, head over to Disney World to uncover the magic of nature.

Disney World


National Cherry Blossom Festival

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Celebrate the enduring friendship between the United States and Japan at D.C.'s annual Cherry Blossom Festival.

National Cherry Blossom Festival


Philadelphia Flower Show

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Dating back to 1829, the Flower Show celebrates the tradition of gardening and design. The 2016 theme, “Explore America,” will take visitors through displays inspired by iconic parks like Acadia and Cape Cod, Valley Forge and Shenandoah, Yellowstone, Yosemite and many more.

The Flower Show


California Poppy Festival

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This two-day festival celebrates the state flower of California and the appearance of poppies in the Antelope Valley with music, art, food and fun.

Poppy Festival


Biltmore Blooms

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This year's Biltmore Blooms festival will feature a special exhibition, "Fashionable Romance: Wedding Gowns in Film," which will include 19 wedding gowns and costumes worn in award-winning films set in the years 1645 to 1935.

Explore Asheville


Tulip Time

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The Holland, Michigan area boasts nearly 4.5 million tulips that are ready to burst forth in bloom during early spring.

Tulip Time


Portland Rose Festival

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With over 100 years of history, this festival started during the first decade of the 20th Century to put Portland on the map.

Rose Festival


Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival

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This festival in Virginia hosts a series of more than thirty events including band competitions, dances, parades, carnivals and even a circus.

The Bloom


Arboretum’s Dallas Blooms

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With around 500,000 bulbs in the ground, the festival at the Dallas Arboretum is a true celebration of color.

Dallas News


Dogwood-Azalea Festival

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The 6-mile Dogwood-Azalea Trail in Charleston glows with the beauty of magnificent dogwoods and azaleas at peak bloom.

Charleston, MO