The search is on, to find the 1st lilac bloom in the Twin Ports area. Spring is here and local lilac trees are starting to bud. Lilac Lovefest is looking to locate the first bloom and anticipating it to happen this week. There is a prize for finding the 1st lilac bloom.
Call or text: 218 310-6838
The Lilac Lovefest is a unique event that is set to prove that the Twin Ports has the longest lilac season in the world. The Twin Ports is made up of many microclimates. Microclimates along with Lake Superior’s fresh and very cold water, create a perfect and extended lilac growing season in the Twin Ports area May thru early July.
The Lilac Lovefest website, www.LilacLovefest.com
, features a growing map of lilac locations, contests, fun facts, social distancing outdoor events and activities for all ages. Plans are in place for multi-media excursions with virtual crafts, lilac recipes and lilac tree advice. For fun, there’s a kid’s coloring contest, lilac wood carving contest and a photo contest.
“It’s important to have an event like Lilac Lovefest in this challenging time of Covid-19.” Says, Linda Nervick, event coordinator. “Lilac Lovefest offers comprehensive information and unique experiences to people of all ages.”
Lilac Lovefest is presented by TwinPorts.com
Sponsors of the Lilac Lovefest include: Lilac Hill Greenhouse (formerly Engwall’s Greenhouse), Visit Duluth, Perfect Duluth Day, Duluth Yoga, Dovetail Café & Marketplace and Ecolibrium 3.