Press Release

For Immediate Release 


Event Date: April 30th through May 3rd, 2014


46th Dogwood Festival, Orleans, Indiana, April 30th through May 3rd




Orleans, Indiana (April 1, 2014) - The Orleans Chamber of Commerce will be holding their 46th Dogwood Festival from April 30 through May 3, 2014 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" (Apr 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.  





Media Contact: Robert F. Henderson

Phone 812-865-2539   

Orleans Chamber of Commerce

PO Box 9

Orleans, IN 47452-0009