Historic Heartland / Fort Valley

Festival of Camellias

Dates : 2/3/18 - 2/28/18
Massee Lane Gardens
100 Massee Lane
Fort Valley, GA 31030

478-967-2358 | 877-422-6355
  • Camellia Society photo

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  • Garden Bench in Formal Camellia Garden

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  • C. Sasanqua 'Leslie Ann'

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  • Abendroth Japanese Garden, Koi Pond and Azumaya

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  • Cascading camellia in formal garden at Massee Lane Gardens.

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  • C. Japonica 'Wildfire' with Hummingbird

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  • Boehm Porcelain Exhibit

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  • The Dr. Dan and Muriel Nathan Education Pavilion is located in the Brown and Hall Environmental Garden overlooking a 2.4 acre lake. Featuring plants native to the southeastern United States, this garden illustrates the diversity of plant life in our area. The garden includes a good walking trail for

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  • Boehm Porcelains

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The month-long Festival of Camellias is celebrated every day in February, the peak of the blooming season for in Georgia. Self-guided tours of the seven specialty camellia gardens and a live camellia plant sale are available daily. The festival's opening celebration on February 3 features free admission, self-guided tours, and free scavenger hunts for children. Professionally guided tours can be scheduled Monday through Friday in February for groups of ten or more ($5). Box lunches tour are $15 (includes tour and meal). The Gardens are also open on Mondays in February with free tea tastings.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 1:00PM - 4:30PM
    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 4:30PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 4:30PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 4:30PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 4:30PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 4:30PM

    Admission & Fees

    Box Lunch Tour for 10+ guests $15

    Children 12 and Under Free

    General Admission $5

    Guided Tours by Appointment $5

    Members of the American Camellia Society Free

    Professionally Guided Tours for 10+ guests $5

    Reciprocal Gardens Program Cardholders Free

    Senior (age 55+) Admission $4

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site

    Free Parking

    Parking on Site

    Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly

    Handicapped Accessible (Limited)

    Pet-friendly

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly

    Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    75

    Payment Options

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    Special Tags

    Eco-Friendly

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

    Type

    Fairs & Festivals

    Family Friendly

    Outdoors & Nature