Friday, August 21, 2009

Swan Island Dahlias 2009

Originally uploaded by Mary Anne Thygesen.

Blooming like crazy are the Dahlias in my yard. Which means that it is time to go visit Swan Island Dahlias.

The fields that are open August 1st through September 2009, 7 days a week from 8 am to 8 pm. Stroll through over 40 acres of dahlias in full bloom.

Lots of free parking and picnic tables.

Dogs are allowed on the premises on a leash, however they are not allowed in the indoor display rooms.

The annual Swan Island Dahlia Festival is August 29th, 30th, 31st & September 5th, 6th, 7th, 2009 Saturday, Sunday, & Monday (both weekends)
Indoor Display Hours 10 am to 6 pm, Field Hours 8am to 8pm
The festival has free admission and free parking. The grounds are handicap accessible
Taking place during the festival at noon and at 3pm are demonstrations and talks about dahlia culture. Demonstrations on dividing dahlia tubers take place at noon and 5 pm each day of the festival.

located at: 995 NW 22nd Ave,Canby, OR 97013

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