Mum Festival-Cancelled (see notes below)

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UPDATE:  JULY 27, 2020

The Barberton Parks Commission voted on Thursday,  (July 23, 2020), to cancel the 2020 Mum Festival.   While this is disappointing for all of us it was the right decision to make.  The good news is that we will still have mum gardens and a mum arch for all to enjoy!  We will also be selling 3,000 potted mums September 23rd -27th.  More information will be forthcoming about the sale.


Please mark your calendar now for the 2021 Mum Festival—September 25 -26, 2021.

Until then, Stay Safe and Well!


September 26- 27, 2020-Cancelled (see note above)

Lake Anna Park will explode with color as 17,000 chrysanthemums create over a million mum blooms in a rainbow of color at the thirtieth annual Mum Fest 2020 on Saturday and Sunday, September 26th and 27th.  Hours are 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. both days.

The dazzling floral display will provide a brilliant backdrop for a weekend filled with free family entertainment, arts and crafts, gardening tips, and fabulous foods.

Please note, pets are NOT allowed at the festival for both the safety of them and our patrons.


Mum Fest 2020 will include water ski shows, canoe races on Lake Anna, roving entertainers, unique food vendors, sand sculpting, and children’s activities. 


Admission to the Mum Fest is free  The mums are featured in colorful collage displays. In addition to the mum gardens, are garden mum hanging baskets and a floral arch of garden mums.

Cooperative Effort

Mum Fest 2020 is a cooperative effort involving the City of Barberton Beautification Program, Aris Horticulture, Inc., Syngenta and the Barberton Community Foundation.


The Mum Festival relies heavily on the wonderful volunteers that work tirelessly each year.  Would you like to volunteer this year?  Please contact Samantha Edgar at 330-861-7184.