FlowerMart will take place in its traditional location of the parks of Mt. Vernon around the Washington Monument on Friday, May 4, 2012 from 11am - 8pm and Saturday, May 5, 2012 from 11am - 8pm.
Free to all is Baltimores rite of spring. The festival features 130 + vendors selling flowers, garden accessories and unique gifts just in time for Mothers Day. Plus FlowerMart attracts non-profit organizations who want to publicize their missions. Wellness vendors, government vendors and Archdiocese schools round out the mix.
This years FlowerMart will see local talent from the Peabody Institute and from around the state. The entertainment consists of singers (groups and soloists), bands (The Objections, One More Time, Archbishop Curley High School jazz band), a comedy hypnotist at 1PM on Friday, two magicians on Friday at 4PM, dancing (line, Irish, flamenco) and a musical performance by FlowerMart Entertainment Chairman Gene Vincentt on Saturday at 1:30, who will bring some of his friends to sing and play along with him.
Friday, 2PM: The Grand Hat Contest, sponsored by the Wyndham Peabody Court Hotel.
Saturday, 11:30AM: The Pet Parade and Mascot Contest.
Saturday, 11:45AM: The brand NEW Wildflowers Costume Contest.
Saturday, 4PM: The Dance Contest.
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