Where to see the best displays of fresh flowers in Champaign-Urbana and Beyond
From pick your own to flower farms to beautifully planned gardens, where locals head when they want to experience flower gardens and gorgeous fresh floral displays in Champaign-Urbana and Beyond.
Tap into your inner green thumb with these local floral events:
What: Sharp’s Crossing Annual Lavender Festival
Where: Sharp’s Crossing Lavender Farm, Champaign
When: Friday- Sunday, June 14-16, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
How much: FREE. There will be lavender food and drinks to sample, lavender growing advice, and handmade lavender products to purchase.
Who should attend: All ages
Why you should go: For the lover of all things lavender! Enjoy the aroma of lavender and pick a bundle to take home.
What: 25th Annual Champaign County Master Gardeners Garden Walk
Where: Champaign Extension Auditorium, Champaign
When: Saturday, June 15, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
How much: $12 a ticket
Who should attend: Use your discretion
Why you should go: This year’s walk features eight gardens, a Garden Boutique with vendors, and gardening demonstrations at the Idea Garden. Featured homes and community gardens will be on display throughout Champaign and Urbana from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. At the Idea Garden, visitors can shop the Garden Boutique from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. or listen to 15-minute gardening demonstrations given by the Champaign County Master Gardeners. Various demos, including rose care, scheduled throughout the day, click here for more info.
Locations in Champaign-Urbana and Beyond where fresh flowers can be found:
More Places for Flowers in Champaign-Urbana and Beyond:
5-Acre Farm Daylilies, Tolono
Sharp’s Crossing Lavender Farm, Champaign