The fifth annual Jarabacoa Flower Festival is scheduled to take place June 18-22 in the central mountain town of Jarabacoa, sponsored by the Ministry of Tourism.
Festival organizers announced that the annual event will offer visitors a wide array of flower exhibits as well as plenty of arts and crafts workshops, as well as a local market where visitors can purchase local products and services.
Jarabacoa is situated in the very heart of the country’s central mountain range, home of the Caribbean’s highest mountain.
The town averages a temperature of 22 degrees Celsius/71 degrees Fahrenheit.
The festival also features floats decorated with all varieties of flowers, a parade organized by community groups, poetry reading, Dominican music, shows with local artists, exhibits and painting contests, and gardening activities.
This unique event provides the perfect scenario for all kinds of flower-related events, mixed with music and fun.
The goal of the festival organizers is to promote cultural activities and community economic growth.
The town of Jarabacoa is situated in a beautiful valley that is nestled in the very heart of the country’s Central Mountain Range.
The town is also known as the “Eternal Spring Community.”
The average temperature in this farming community is 22 degrees Celsius/71 degrees Fahrenheit. This area is also the gateway to the Duarte Peak, the highest in the Caribbean with 3,175 meters above sea level.
It is the country’s top attraction for the adventure lover.