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The annual Camellia Festival and Run/Walk is located at the Chehalem Cultural Center in Newberg, Oregon.

The Newberg Camellia Festival is an annual all-day festival in April celebrating the City of Newberg’s official flower the Camellia and its Asian origins. The day kicks off with a 5k and 10k Run/Walk coordinated by Chehalem Parks and Recreation District (CPRD) followed by performances, kids activities, vendors, and more at the Chehalem Cultural Center in Newberg, Oregon. Plant sales run throughout the festival, offering gardeners an opportunity to purchase garden art and unique plants at special wholesale prices.

The festival is also host to the Oregon Camellia Society’s annual statewide bloom show; a camellia bloom competition judged by size, color, form and condition. The bloom show is open to everyone — the Oregon Camellia Society even offers assistance prejudging to anyone needing bloom-prep guidance.

There’s something for all ages and interests!