Medford Pear Blossom Festival | The BEST of what to do!

04/13/2019

04/13/2019

11:00 To 0:00

http://pearblossomparade.org/

Event Description

Annual Medford Pear Blossom Festival!

Since 1954, tens of thousands of southern Oregon locals have cherished the Pear Blossom Festival and its many events. Through it’s 63 year history associated events have been added, including the Scholarship Pageant, Run and Street Fair. In recent years, the Pear a Fare (local artisan food& beverage tent) and the Smudge Pot Stroll (downtown restaurant event) have been added to make “The Pear Blossom” a true “Festival”. We are very excited for 2016 to add two more events our festival, the Pedals N Pears Bike Event, and the Pear Blossom Golf Tournament, which will give even more of our community an opportunity to be involved in Medford’s oldest tradition!

The Pear Blossom Parade has grown from 20 wagons and youngsters in the first event to today’s 150 entries with 4000 participants and 25-30,000 enthusiasts lining the parade route. The Pear Blossom is a pillar in our community emphasizing family values, commitment and pride in our Rogue Valley. Scholarships for area high school senior girls have been a hallmark of the Festival Association since 1991.

Since 1954, tens of thousands of parade lovers have cherished the Pear Blossom Parade.  Growing from a small contingency of local kids pulling wagons the Annual Parade is now southern Oregon’s largest.

The Pear Blossom Parade has grown from 20 wagons and youngsters in the first event to today’s 150 entries with 4000 participants and 25-30,000 enthusiasts lining the parade route.

2019 Parade information:

April 13th, 11 am in Downtown Medford Visit their site here!

Contact pearblossom@pearblossomparade.org or 541-840-8007 for more information.

The parade starts at Beatty & Central, proceeds down Central Avenue, turns right onto West Main Street and begins dispersing at Mistletoe.

Parking to view parade will be the side streets surrounding the parade route.

We are excited to announce that our new home is in the Commons Park Blocks. The planning efforts have included the City of Medford, Parks, and Recreation and Lithia Motors. This exciting new footprint is our permanent location. This new venue offers us room to grow, added electricity for vendors and patrons, smoother load in – load out for vendors, reduced disruption to local business and traffic as well as added safety features for pedestrian traffic.

 

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