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Spring is in the Air at Burnaby Blooms, May 4-5

Burnaby Blooms (formerly the Rhododendron Festival) is re-imagined for 2019 with dazzling figures and floral ladies adorned with bright blooms, along with beautiful plants and colourful foliage. In partnership with Fleurs de Villes JARDIN, Burnaby Blooms highlights eight talented floral designers who use fresh flowers, plants and foliage to create striking works of art at Burnaby’s Shadbolt Centre from May 4-5.

Fresh off a successful exhibit at Metropolis at Metrotown in 2018, the Fleurs De Villes JARDIN exhibit will showcase its creative, eye-catching floral designs at Burnaby’s springtime flower festival. 

“We are thrilled to bring a fresh, local gardening approach to our international flower show family, called Fleurs de Villes JARDIN in working with the City’s talented team,” says Tina Barkley, co-founder of Fleurs de Villes.  “Burnaby, with its dozens of Eco-sculptures, presents the perfect backdrop for the lovely flower-dressed ladies who are sure to present some show-stopping, Instagram-worthy photos.” 

Burnaby Blooms also features some of the City’s notable and popular Eco-sculptures, including a butterfly, carousel horses, sheep, insects (e.g., caterpillar, spider and lady bug) and others. Explore the exhibits and snap some photos, lend a hand in creating one of three bee sculptures that will be on display later this year, or learn about the process of creating these larger-than-life sculptures from Burnaby’s horticulture department.   Other highlights include floral instillations, workshops and tours, market vendors, entertainment and more.

Burnaby Blooms takes place on Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, May 5 from 10am-5pm at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts (6450 Deer Lake Avenue in Burnaby).  Admission is free.  For more details, visit

For more information, please contact:

Jared Bowles
Marketing & Sponsorship Coordinator
Corporate Communications & Marketing Departments 
#215 - 4946 Canada Way, Burnaby, BC V5G 4H7
604-205-3044 |

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