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Plants sit on a cart at Festival of SpringKen Cravillion

Festival of Spring

Festival of Spring is a free outdoor event featuring the Paine’s annual spring plant sale and numerous vendors of original art, fine crafts, plants, and garden supplies. As a great source for a wide selection of perennials, the Paine’s plant sale offers thousands of “tried-and-true” plants as well as new and hard-to-find varieties. 

Throughout the day, enjoy free admission to the Paine mansion and gardens, an art activity for kids, tasty food, and live entertainment. Paine Members receive early admittance to the Spring Plant Sale at 8:00 am.

Festival Hours


Saturday, May 18, 2024
9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Cost: Free

Paine Members receive early admittance to the Spring Plant Sale at 8:00 am., and a 10% discount on plant sale purchases from the Paine’s plant sale.

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Location and Parking

Festival of Spring is located along the 1600 block of Congress Avenue. Parking is available along nearby streets and the Paine’s parking lot on Algoma Boulevard, just north of the mansion.

Martin Luther Church, just north of the Paine, and Algoma Boulevard United Methodist Church, just south of the Paine, offer ample parking with a requested donation. Handicap-accessible parking is available along the east side of Algoma Boulevard, just north of New York Avenue, as well as in the Paine’s parking lot on Algoma Boulevard.

Become a Member Now!

Paine Members are admitted an hour early to the Plant Sale, at 8:00 AM to receive the first selection of plants. Members also receive a 10% discount on plant purchases throughout the day. Memberships are available for purchase at the gate for immediate early entrance and discounts. Join as a Member now to enjoy these benefits, plus free admission and more perks that last an entire year!