For Immediate Release
April 29 - May 2, 2015
47th Dogwood Festival,
April 29th through May 2nd
(February 23, 2015)
The Orleans Chamber of Commerce will be holding their 47th
Dogwood Festival from
April 29 - May 2, 2015 at the Historic Congress Square, Downtown Orleans.
Enjoy carnival rides, games, children’s
activities, arts & crafts fair, everyone’s favorite hometown parade, food, live
entertainment, viewing of the dogwoods and more. Admission is free.
The event is recognized as one of
Midwest Living Magazine's
"Top Five Flowering Festivals" (April 2012).
The dogwood tree is the trademark of Orleans (the Dogwood Capital of Indiana), as “Operation Dogwood,” was
launched in the mid-1960s with a goal of having hundreds of the trees planted
along roadways, the historic town park square and in yards. The annual
Dogwood Festival celebrates the town’s beautiful Dogwood blossoms each spring.
Orleans is a small rural community located in scenic Southern Indiana with
“Mayberry” qualities. Experience the perfect Midwest small town…historic,
charming and friendly.
quaint little town turns 200 years old in 2015
(1815-2015). This milestone will be celebrated with special events
throughout the year, so mark your calendars and plan to be a part of the
year-long birthday Bicentennial Celebration.
The Orleans Historic District was listed in the National
Register of Historic Places in 2009.
Robert F. Henderson
Orleans Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 9
Orleans, IN 47452-0009