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Spring Garden Fair returns to Canby

Community: Clackamas County Master Gardener™ Association
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The Pacific Northwest’s favorite garden event returns for its 40th year, bringing together 100-plus vendors at the Clackamas County Fairgrounds and Event Center in Canby. Mark your calendars for May 4 and 5, and join us in exploring everything for the garden.

🌹What You’ll Discover

Plants: Explore a wide range of annuals, perennials, and specialty plants, all carefully chosen to thrive in our Pacific Northwest climate.

Tools and Treasures: Browse booths with specialized gardening supplies, tools, and captivating garden art crafted by local artisans, adding personalized touches to your outdoor space.

New Finds: Be the first to discover exciting new plant varieties and bid in the Silent Auction. Check out the Garden Fair Raffle with hundreds of chances to win each day. And don’t miss the Potting Station, featuring cool new pots and experts to help you pot up your new plant finds.

💮 Shopping Made Easy

Shop hands-free with convenient Plant Taxis and free Plant Check: Students tow for tips as you shop the fairgrounds, and Plant Check will securely store your purchases until you’re ready to leave.

𓁋 More to Explore

Grow a Thriving Garden: Master Gardener volunteers will be on hand to answer your questions and offer free personalized guidance. Check out the informative “10-Minute University” sessions covering a range of gardening topics and take advantage of our free pH soil testing service to step up your gardening game.

💐 Family Fun: Engage in children’s activities, explore informative exhibits and sample delicious food at the Good Thyme Food Court. Find it all in the Exhibits Center (4-H Hall) and on the Main Lawn. Sunday will bring the Portland Iris Society early show and Ikebana Displays to the Main Pavilion.

🎇 Celebrating 40 Years

Enjoy a weekend of discovery, inspiration and fun at the Clackamas County Fairgrounds and Event Center at 694 N.E. Fourth Ave., Canby. The hours are Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $7 for a single-day pass and $12 for a weekend pass. We also offer ticket pre-sales through the venue web page. And don’t forget that parking is free. The Fairgrounds is a smoke-free facility. No pets are allowed, except service dogs. You can find out more about our event, ticket sales, and updates on our pages:, and Facebook

🌸 About the CCMG Association

The Clackamas County Master Gardener Association acts in collaboration with and in support of the Oregon State University Extension Service Master GardenerTM Program. Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made by April 19, 2024, to Catalina Santamaria at 503-655-8631 or Oregon State University Extension Service prohibits discrimination in all its programs, services, activities, and materials on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, genetic information, veteran’s status, reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.