Celebrate spring at this lively event – a community favorite!
The 31st Annual Spring Garden Festival will be held on Sunday, May 6, from 9 am to 4 pm at The Arts Center Plaza, 7th and Madison Avenue, next to Central Park. This free event will have activities for the whole family and will feature more than 40 vendors offering a wide variety of items for sale, including annuals, perennials, specialty plants, flower baskets, garden art, gifts, ceramics, seeds, and herbs.
Sweet and savory goodies, with both gluten-free and gluten-filled options, will also be available for purchase from two local bakeries, Wild Yeast Bakery and Whole Flower Farms.
Live entertainment includes Marilyn Jordan, Magic Mama and Space Neighbors, who will serenade customers in two different locations.
This popular local festival will also include kids’ activities sponsored by Kiwanis Kids, and the Benton County Master Gardeners will host a plant clinic and provide demonstrations throughout the day.
The 2018 Spring Garden Festival is sponsored by the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition, Corvallis Parks and Recreation, Corvallis-Albany Farmers’ markets, The Arts Center, and Benton County Master Gardener Association.