Downtown Leesburg to Bloom with Annual Flower & Garden Festival

Leesburg, VA, April 1, 2024 – This April, downtown Leesburg will transform into a vibrant showcase of flora and garden delights as the town hosts its much-anticipated annual Flower & Garden Festival. Scheduled for the weekend of April 20 and 21, the festival is expected to draw crowds with its array of nearly 150 vendors. These vendors will offer everything from a wide variety of plants and flowers to essential gardening supplies and outdoor living accessories.

Visitors to the festival will not only have the opportunity to explore the vendor exhibits but can also enjoy a lineup of entertainment. The festival will feature live music on the main stage, a dedicated area for children’s activities and entertainment called the Garden Patch, a rooftop beer garden, and an assortment of festival foods sure to satisfy any appetite.

A highlight of the event is the Landscape Design Showcase where guests can vote for their favorite landscape display using their smartphones. The winning display will be announced on Sunday afternoon from the main stage, which will be situated on the courthouse lawn, adding a competitive spirit to the weekend’s festivities.

To accommodate the festival, the Town of Leesburg has announced street closures effective from 5:30 p.m. on Friday, April 19, including significant sections of Market Street, King Street, and Cornwall Street. These closures are designed to facilitate the setup and safe enjoyment of the festival. Access will still be available for residents within the closed sections, ensuring minimal disruption. The streets will reopen to regular traffic by approximately 10 p.m. on Sunday.

For ease of access, festival attendees are encouraged to take advantage of a free shuttle service from Ida Lee Park, which will operate continuously throughout the festival hours. Additional parking options are available at the Pennington parking lot and garage, the Town Hall parking garage (Loudoun Street entrance only), and the Loudoun County parking garage, making the visit hassle-free.

The festival will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, promising two days of outdoor enjoyment rain or shine. Organizers have requested that visitors leave pets at home to ensure the comfort and safety of all attendees.