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Fairy and Gnome Festival - May 4


Fairy and Gnome Festival - May 4
Fairy and Gnome Festival - May 4
Fairy and Gnome Festival - May 4
Fairy and Gnome Festival - May 4
Fairy and Gnome Festival - May 4
Fairy and Gnome Festival - May 4
Fairy and Gnome Festival - May 4
Fairy and Gnome Festival - May 4
Fairy and Gnome Festival - May 4
Fairy and Gnome Festival - May 4
Fairy and Gnome Festival - May 4
Fairy and Gnome Festival - May 4
Fairy and Gnome Festival - May 4
May 4

10am-4:30pm
Included with admission
Wear your costume for $1 off admission (fairies, gnomes, dragons and more!)

Celebrate spring with our mythical friends! Visitors young and young-at-heart are welcomed to join us for fun activities all day long including fairy-themed crafts and activities, magic shows, balloon animals, music by Mama Earth Nature, a special scavenger hunt, view the Fairy House Contest entries and vote for your favorites. 
  • Fairy-themed crafts and activities
  • Live entertainment
  • A special indoor scavenger hunt
  • Fairy House Contest viewing and voting
Fairy House Workshop for Kids!

May 4 - 9:30am or 2pm
Garden Members $15, General Public $20 
Just for kids ages 5-12! Make your own miniature garden for fairies or gnomes during this fun workshop the day of the Fairy Festival. We’ll be using found and natural materials to make the perfect hideaway during this hour workshop. Containers, soil and plants are included. A parent or guardian is encouraged to work with their child to create their masterpiece. Space is limited!

Entry fee: Garden Members $5, General Public $8
Registration is due by April 21.

Attention scouts, classrooms, families and other groups! Build a fairy house and enter it into our contest! Registration is due by April 21.  Submissions are to be dropped off to the Botanical Gardens on May 1 or May 2. All submitted houses will be on display for the Festival on May 4, and on exhibit through May 20. Winners will be chosen at the Festival, however voting for People’s Choice will continue through the Fairy Festival weekend. Various prizes will be awarded for individuals or groups! 

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