And you thought your summer couldn’t get any more colorful! Step into the North Willamette Valley right now and see the spectacular dahlia blooms in Aurora’s neighborhood while enjoying our historic village experience and antiques galore.
In the village: 23 shops filled with America’s best antiques and vintage goods, local wines, hazelnut candy made right here in town and Aurora’s fascinating story at the Old Aurora Colony Museum. Park your car for the day (your RV too!) and easily stroll the 5-square-block historic downtown. Aurora was recently selected by House Beautiful and Country Living magazines as one of 50 of America’s best antiques towns!
In the neighborhood: Dahlias are now in bloom just minutes away at Swan Island Dahlia farm, Canby. Fields are open daily 8-6. Buy cut dahlias or order tubers for your own garden or just come for the photo experience!
Dahlia Festival August 27, 28, 29 and September 3,4 5 (Labor Day). Free. free parking, live music, food and wine booths, childrens’ activities. Indoor displays of 400 spectacular dahlia arrangements 11-6. Swan Island Dahlia farm. www.dahlias.com