2014 Rhododendron Festival

NE Georgia Mountains

2014 Rhododendron Festival

Dates: 4/18/14 - 5/18/14

2014 Rhododendron Festival

Hamilton Gardens at Lake Chatuge

1311 Music Hall Road
Hiawassee, GA 30546



After a long cold winter, nothing says "spring is here" quite like the blooming of rhododendrons at Hamilton Gardens. Take part in the yearly tradition of strolling through the magnificent and rare beauty of 400 rhododendrons in an explosion of colors and varieties during the Rhododendron Festival at Hamilton Gardens.

Each weekend, April 18 through May 18, 2014, specially selected vendors will be offering a variety of handcrafted garden arts and crafts in the gardens' upper parking level. They will be there Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays 11 p.m. to 3 p.m. Admission and parking to crafters row is free.

Admission to the gardens is $3.00 during blooming season (Festival), guided walking tours and shuttle tours are also available for an additional cost.

  • Info & Amenities
  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 11:00AM - 3:00AM

    Monday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM

    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM

    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM

    Thursday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM

    Friday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM

    Saturday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission/Donation (Festival Only) $3.00

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Free Parking, Parking on Site, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible (Limited)

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    400, 575, 75

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


    Arts & Culture, Entertainment, Fairs & Festivals, Farmers Markets & Agritourism, Outdoors & Nature

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  • Hamilton Gardens Profile Sheet News about 2014 Rhododendron Festival

2014 Rhododendron Festival Photos