Who doesn’t admire flowers? If you love gardening or just a love the natural beauty, Canada’s garden festival circuit will surely give you thrills and you will fall in love with it! I have listed here top five Canada’s best festivals for flower fiends. You can visit these places this summer!
1. Arts & Music In The Gardens — Victoria, BC
This Arts and Music in The Gardens festival is organized in Victoria on August 10 or 11 at the Horticulture Centre of the Pacific. Being the biggest fundraiser of the HCP, this festival is a fusion of art, music, food, and people with the raving beauty of the HCP gardens. If you happen to visit Victoria during this time, do not miss out visiting the vendors, taking in the art, and allowing your children run wild with plenty of activities for kids.
2. Peony Festival — Oshawa, ON
Oshawa’s 15th annual Peony Festival goes down on June 15 and 16, 2019 at the Oshawa Valley Botanical Gardens. Free and open to the public, the festival offers over 300 types of peonies plus art by local artists, musical entertainment, children’s activities, and more — including a new wine garden presented by Bistro 67.
3. Waterton Wildflower Festival — Waterton Lakes National Park, AB
You can see from June 13-18, 2019 why Waterton is known as the wildflower capital of Canada! In fact the Waterton Lakes National Park is native to over 1,000 kinds of plants, half of the wildflowers belongs to Alberta. You can visit this place to enjoy the rarity of the blooming flowers that is home to 175 species that are unique to Alberta, and 20 are only found in Waterton.
4. Royal Botanical Gardens Edible Weekends — Burlington, ON
I am sure if you have dog and children both at home, you would surely say “Don’t put that in your mouth!” But RBG’s Edible Weekend celebrations will help you learn about the flowers that are safe and often delicious to eat as well. Over most of the weekends in July and August you should visit Hendrie Park to know about plants that are easy to grow and just amazing to add to your next menu.
5. PEI Potato Blossom Festival — O’Leary, PEI
PEI Potato Blossom Festival celebrates 51st annual day in 2019 which is going to be held from July 15-21, 2019. Every July, Prince Edward Island’s well-known potato plants are in full bloom, offering a great and picturesque view of the island. You must not miss out enjoying a range of activities during this festival, including a pancake breakfast, farmer’s market, parade, fireworks etc.
Canada will be in full bloom this summer, so don’t miss out the best of what nature has to offer!