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Are You Passionate About Point Defiance Park?

December 1, 2013


Love Point Defiance Park? Learn how you can help Point Defiance Flower and Garden Show’s Board of Directors in hosting an exciting new event to benefit the restoration of the Japanese Gardens.

A Garden Festival Weekend, September 26-27, 2014, celebrates local, sustainable gardening with a farm to table dinner on Friday evening plus workshops, speakers, a garden marketplace, entertainment and more on Saturday.

fgsAll proceeds go towards the restoration of the Japanese Garden around the newly renovated Point Defiance Pagoda.

Volunteers with a passion for Point Defiance and an interest in sharing local, sustainable, community, earth-friendly and creative ways to grow…from the beauty of flowers, to the fresh harvest of foods…are needed to help. 

Friday, Sept. 26:

  • Farm to Table Dinner Celebrating local edibles and the people who grow them.

Saturday, Sept. 27:

  • Garden Party: Come join us in a fête of local sustainable gardens.
  • Workshops, Speakers: How-to’s from beekeeping to rain gardens and beyond. Garden discoveries and learning for all ages.
  • Garden Marketplace: Featuring plants, garden artisans, tools, bulbs, and all the goods to make your garden grow!
  • Entertainment: Free fun for all ages from food to music.


If you have a passion for Point Defiance and Gardens, join the team!

Positions on the following committees are now being filled:

Physical Arrangements: Committee oversees the event layout and set-up including coordination with other committees. Committee members will work closely with Metro parks and the PDFGS board.
Volunteers: Recruit and coordinate volunteer positions and schedules as per other committee requests.
Vendors: Recruit vendors and manage all details relating to vendors.
Program: Recruit presenters for demonstrations and workshops. Oversee and manage all details pertaining to program presentations.
Marketing and Publicity: Plan and coordinate all advertising and publicity.
Sponsorships: Identify and secure event sponsors; oversees all details pertaining to sponsorships.

Respond by December 15 to join a committee and/or be notified of our upcoming informational meeting in January 2014: gardenfestPDFGS2014@gmail.com