Calling all residents and businesses of Douglasville/Douglas County! Decorate your mailboxes, lampposts, gates, fences, trees, signs, and doorways in festive hydrangea blossoms, ribbons, and colors to welcome guests and festival attendees to our community! Keep Douglasville Beautiful will hold an Embellishment Contest that will judge the outstanding efforts, so be creative!
Awards will be presented for the following categories:
• Exceptional Design Award
• Color Award
• Creativity Award
• Best Mailbox Award
• Best Business Display Award
• Spirit Award
Many local businesses carry supplies and artificial hydrangea blooms for decorations that can be done inexpensively. The following workshops will also be available:
• Monday, April 22 – Crafting Workshop at Woodie Fite Center – Hydrangea Festival Hats, 1:00pm-3:00pm
• Monday, April 29 – Crafting Workshop at Woodie Fite Center – Hydrangea Festival Wreaths, 1:00pm-3:00pm
Entries should be submitted to Keep Douglasville Beautiful no later than Wednesday, May 27 at 11pm. Please e-mail entries to info@KeepDouglasvilleBeautiful.org . Please include pictures of the decorations, the home or business’ address and contact information. Winners will be presented with an award ribbon, this year’s signature hydrangea plant and 2 tickets to the Hydrangea Festival Garden Tours!
We are also encouraging citizens to plant hydrangeas in their yards and at their businesses to promote and perpetuate the Hydrangea Festival. Many local businesses have hydrangea plants for sale this spring.
For more information, please contact Keep Douglasville Beautiful at info@KeepDouglasvilleBeautiful.org or 678-449-3138.