The 31st annual Gloucester Daffodil Festival is just around the corner. “Save the Date” for this great Spring event scheduled for April 1st & 2nd, 2017. This year’s theme,” Home Town Roots, Worldwide Blooms” celebrates not only the rich history of the Daffodil industry in Gloucester but also the 400th anniversary of the journey of Pocahontas. The Daffodil Festival is proud to honor her from her childhood at Werowocomoco to her death in Kent, England 400 years ago.
The Gloucester Daffodil Show, a 70 year tradition, continues to be part of the Daffodil Festival this year. Sanctioned by the American Daffodil Society it is a must see and will reflect Pocahontas and life at Werowocomoco.
The ever popular “Bulb Tours” at Brent and Becky’s Bulbs will be offered both Saturday and Sunday this year, find times and ticket fees on our website.
With celebrations for Pocahontas in Kent, England and across Virginia, the 3rd annual Limited Edition Print for the festival also reflects Gloucester’s Daffodil history as well as Pocahontas and is a beautiful tribute to both.
As always visitors are invited to join us on Main St. as the Daffodil Festival Parade kicks the celebration off at 10am on Saturday. Then enjoy the rest of the weekend with us as you discover the treasure’s offered by 150+ artists and artisans from all over the eastern seaboard. The festival also boasts amazing food, fun, Fabulous Mutt Show, amusements for the kids, great entertainment and live music! The Main Street Association will also be celebrating the Daffodil Festival with special events including craft beer garden, music and much more!
The Daffodil Festival Shuttle located at Gloucester High School is a great way to get to and from all the festivities.
For more Daffodil Festival information, times, and full schedule of events please visit our website at (daffodilfestivalva.org) or directly at Gloucester County Parks, Recreation & Tourism (804) 693-2355.