Gardeners and vendors are sought to participate in the 12th annual Lewiston GardenFest, which is set for Saturday, June 17 and Sunday, June 18 along Center Street in Lewiston.
Applications are due May 1.
Lewiston residents who are interested in showcasing their gardens can apply to be part of this year’s open gardens. You can share your entire yard or or just a particular section of your yard. Festival attendees can view the participating gardens only when the “Open Garden” sign is in place between 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. during Lewiston GardenFest weekend. Download an application here.
Businesses that sell items related to gardening, horticulture and the outdoors, including nurseries, landscapers, garden artists, builders and others, may apply to be vendors. The application fee varies from $125 – $225 based on the size of the vendor display. Download the form here.
The Lewiston GardenFest is free to attend. Visitors can tour the gardens and visit vendors featuring flowers, plants, garden art and more. Speakers each day demonstrate new and different techniques. Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer questions throughout the weekend. Anyone can also participate in a container garden contest for prizes.
The Lewiston GardenFest is completely run by volunteers from the local community and Lewiston Garden Club members. The club is marking its 90th anniversary this year.
All proceeds from Lewiston GardenFest are used by the Lewiston Garden Club for civic beautification and scholarships.