Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Muskogee Azalea Festival is Under Way in Oklahoma

The 2009 version of the Muskogee Azalea Festival is officially underway in Muskogee, Oklahoma. The annual event begins today and runs through the end of the month.

Held annually at Honor Heights Park in Muskogee, the Azalea Festival is one of the premier spring events in the South and draws visitors from all over the United States and even foreign countries.

Honor Heights Park is a beautiful and historic facility located high on a ridge overlooking the city of Muskogee. It features 40 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens with more than 625 varieties of azaleas as well as dogwoods, redbuds and a host of other blooming trees, shrubs and plants.

The main day of the festival will be on Saturday, April 18th, with a parade and numerous other events, but the festival is now officially underway at Honor Heights Park. Visitors are welcome to drive through the gardens or walk and take their time.

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