Your Complete Guide to our Annual Crape Myrtle Festival

crape myrtle festival

It’s that time of year again! Thursday, July 13th – Monday, July 17th, join us for our Annual Crape Myrtle Festival. This festival is all about celebrating our loyal customers and thanking you for your business. Visit Homestead Gardens for events, great food, and great deals when you use your Crape Myrtle Money.

The Crape Myrtle Tree

The festival is named for a popular tree in our region, the Crape Myrtle. These trees are a great choice for Maryland homeowners because they bloom during the heat of summer with stunning blossoms. As a bonus, many varieties offer stunning fall colors!

During the festival, you can purchase over 50 varieties of Crape Myrtle trees from Homestead Gardens. Varieties range from 11-20+ feet tall, with a variety of bloom colors including reds, purples, pinks, and white. This year, we’ll be offering some special varieties, including:

  • Proven Winners ColorChoice Infinitini Purple
  • First Editions Enduring Summer Lavender
  • Proven Winners ColorChoice Infinitini Watermelon
  • First Editions Ruffled Red Magic
  • Black Diamond Blush
  • Black Diamond Pure White

Grow Crape Myrtles as single specimen shrubs or trees or group together to create stunning hedges or privacy screens. Don’t miss this great opportunity to add some perennial color to your landscape.

How to Use Myrtle Money

You, our loyal customers, have been building up Myrtle Money all spring. For every $10 you spent this spring (up until July 18th), we gave you $1 back in Myrtle Money. During the annual Crape Myrtle Festival, you have four days to use your money for up to 50% off thousands of items throughout the store. This is a great opportunity to check a few items off your garden wish list.

This Year’s Events

On Saturday and Sunday, the festival will also include some awesome events!

Along with events, there will also be a selection of food vendors including Beards Creek BBQ, Java 2 Go, and Kernel Gunther’s Funnel Cakes. Enjoy a tasty treat while you shop.

For more information about this event and more, visit our events page.