March 13, 2015 – For the third year running, Oshawa’s Peony Festival has earned its place in the Top 100 Festivals & Events in Ontario (FEO) for 2015. FEO’s annual Top 100 list recognizes festivals and events that excel within the industry.
“Amazing that our Peony Festival has again earned recognition as a top Ontario event,” said Councillor Bob Chapman, Chair of the Community Services Committee. “I encourage people to visit this year’s Festival on June 13th and 14th and enjoy our beautiful gardens.”
The 11th annual Peony Festival takes place June 13-14, 2015 in the heart of the beautiful Oshawa Valley Botanical Gardens (OVBG) at 155 Arena Street. Hosted by the City, this free event displays 300 types of peonies in the gardens and attracts over 4,000 visitors. In addition, hundreds of peony blooms are displayed in Children’s Arena for the annual Canadian Peony Society – Ontario Region’s judged Peony Show. Artisans, live music, gardening advice, art competition and photo contest are all part of this remarkable flower festival. For more details about the Peony Festival, visit www.oshawa.ca/peony.
FEO was established in 1987 as the provincial, not-for-profit tourism association devoted to the growth of the festivals and events industry in Ontario. For more information, including the complete listing of 2015 Top 100 Festivals & Events in Ontario, visit www.festivalsandeventsontario.ca.
For updates on the City of Oshawa, visit www.oshawa.ca or follow “OshawaCity” on: Twitter and Facebook.