Royal Oak In Bloom
On Sunday, May 12th, 2013 from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m., over 70 vendors with bring everything from flowers to landscaping décor and participate in the 20th Annual Royal Oak in Bloom. This open-air market is filled with a spectacular selection of garden treasures and color, taking place in the Williams Street parking lot located in front of City Hall.
Local farmers like the VanHouttes, Gaiers, and Uhlianuk family as well as farmers from as far away as West Michigan and Canada bring an impressive array of annuals, perennials, herbs, hanging baskets, vegetables and more for local gardeners to plant. In addition to the wonderful selection of plants, there will be an abundance of other outdoor items available, including hand-made wind chimes, stepping stones, beaded basket hangers, and even rain barrels. Vendors such as Iron Ivy and Whimzy in the Garden will also be on hand to offer a stunning selection of garden art. Iron works, stone pavers, statues, bird feeders and more will be available to decorate the garden.
This year, Royal Oak in Bloom organizers, the Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce will again include a “Plant Pick-Up Area” to make shopping and carting gardener’s purchases easier. Jones Lang LaSalle at Beaumont Hospitals will again be donating golf carts to help shoppers get their purchases back to their vehicles while Chamber member volunteers are on hand to do everything from monitoring traffic to assisting shoppers. Visitors will be able to purchase refreshments and pick-up information on other events happening in Royal Oak at the centrally located Information Booth.
Royal Oak in Bloom is free to the public. For information on vendor spaces or attending the event, contact the Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce at 248.547.4000 or visit the Web Site at www.royaloakchamber.com, select Annual Events and then Royal Oak in Bloom.