Annual Orleans Dogwood Festival Parade Saturday

(ORLEANS) – The 51st Annual Orleans Dogwood Festival climaxes this weekend with a host of special planned events and activities. A tentative schedule of happenings for both Friday and Parade Day Saturday is included below.


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Friday, April 26

  • Dogwood Headquarters – Chamber office
  • Vendors Arts & Crafts – Congress Square
  • 11 am – 8 pm – Silent Auction – OCC Unity Hall
  • 1 pm – 8 pm – Quilt Show – OCC Unity Hall
  • 11 am – 8 pm – Dogwood Art Walk – OCC Unity Hall lobby
  • 10 am – 5 pm – Photo Contest – Orleans Public Library
  • 10 am – 5 pm – Student Art Display – Orleans Public Library
  • 5 -7 pm – UMC Ham & Bean Supper – Orleans Elementary
  • 5-10 pm – Carnival – Congress Square
  • 5:30 pm – Pet Parade – Congress Square
  • 7 pm – The Honky Tonk Heroes band – Main Stage

Saturday, April 27

  • Dogwood Headquarters – Chamber office
  • Vendors Arts & Crafts – Congress Square
  • 9 am – 4 pm Silent Auction – OCC Unity Hall
  • 9 am – 1 pm Quilt Show – OCC Unity Hall
  • 10 am – 1 pm Student Art Display – Orleans Public Library
  • 10 am – 1 pm Photo Contest Display – Orleans Public Library
  • 10 am – Kids Chalk Art Walk – Congress Square
  • 11 am – Orleans Kiwanis Creekbank Potatoes – Carroll Corner (S.E. of Square)
  • 12 noon – 10 pm Carnival – Congress Square
  • 2 pm – 51st Annual Dogwood Parade – Historic Maple Street (SR 37)
  • Theme: “Blooming Our Community With a Renewal of History”
  • Grand Marshall: Dr. Leah Morgan

Special Parade Guests: “Clifford the Big Red Dog”, Circle City Clown Stompers Band & many more.
(Immediately after the parade Sweet Water band performs – Main Stage)

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