John Deere is the featured tractor brand at Powell Gardens' 2015 Antique Tractor, Engine, Ag Equipment and Truck Show


Booms & Blooms, July 2, 2016

Join us for one of Powell Gardens' most treasured festivals—Booms & Blooms. Enjoy dazzling daylilies, patriotic music, good eats and sizzling fireworks over a dark country sky! Learn more. 

Festival of Butterflies, Aug. 5-7 and 12-14, 2016

Each August Powell Gardens transforms the 2,500-square-foot conservatory into a temporary butterfly house, filled to the brim with gorgeous blooms and hundreds of tropical butterflies.

And that's just the beginning! Festival days are packed with hands-on fun. Highlights include a native butterfly breezeway by Master Gardeners, Monarch Watch and the Idalia Society, kids' crafts, storytelling, a costume parade, a butterfly catch-and-release area and much more. Learn more.

Harvest Celebration and Antique Tractor, Engine and Equipment Show, Oct. 1-2, 2016

The first weekend of October brings a return to Powell Gardens' agricultural roots with a festival that celebrates the best of the harvest season. The festival includes an exhibit of antique tractors, engines, farm machinery and—new for 2016—vintage lawn tractors, a parade of power and tractor-driving skills games. 

Along with the tractors and related exhibits, visitors will find plenty of other fall fun, including pumpkin painting, a pedal tractor pull for kids and outdoor family games. See the details here

GLOW: A Jack-O-Lantern Festival, Oct. 14-15, 2016

We celebrated "Halloween at the Movies" during our first-ever Jack-O-Lantern Festival in 2014. Guests walked the Jack-O-Lantern trail to see scenes created with more than 700 pumpkins in the region's largest display. Hayrides, live haunts, pumpkin painting and more will make this a Halloween tradition the entire family will enjoy. Learn more. 


Did you know? Festival admission is $12/adults, $10/seniors and $5/children ages 5-12. Festival admission includes free parking, admission to exhibits and free trolley rides.


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