Victoria Dandelion Festival
Join us May 8-9 for Victoria's first annual Dandelion Festival!
The Victoria Dandelion festival is a multidisciplinary, multi-day event that aims to reconnect neighbourhoods with their common spaces by celebrating the wildness of the concrete jungle around them!
The festival boasts a number of COVID safe community outreach activities, including a livestream poetry slam, online cooking class, virtual art contests, as well as of course the dandelion show itself.
From tip to tip the dandelion is completely edible, and boasts a number of medicinal properties. It is a volunteer flower that blooms early providing an essential food source for many essential pollinators such as bees. Easily forageable, recognizable, and readily available, these flowers can reestablish a healthy community relationship with this plant that will benefit the environment and citizens alike.
Equity and Equality
The festival is meant to be enjoyed by all people regardless of age, gender, race, and orientation. We to harness COVID friendly community spaces such as online platforms, and in person socially distant venues such as public green spaces to disseminate knowledge and help all people fall in love with this often misunderstood powerhouse of a flower.