Mums the Word: Lake Anna Park will explode with color as 17,000 chrysanthemums create over a million mum blooms in a rainbow of color at the twenty seventh annual MUM FEST 2017 on Saturday and Sunday, September 23rd and 24th.
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.
MUM FEST 2017 will include water ski shows, canoe races on Lake Anna, roving entertainers, unique food vendors, ice carving, sand sculpting, and children’s activities.
Admission to the Mum Fest is FREE. The chrysanthemums are donated by Aris Horticulture, Inc., located in Barberton, Ohio. Aris Horticulture is a leading grower of high quality ornamental plant products. 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.
MUM FEST 2017 is a cooperative effort involving the City of Barberton Beautification Program, Aris Horticulture, Inc., and the Barberton Community Foundation.