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2020 Blossom Trail events:

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FRESNO COUNTY BLOSSOM TRAIL

OPENING CEREMONY SET FOR FEBRUARY 7TH

Springtime attraction kicks off its 32nd season with Opening Ceremony in Orange Cove on Friday, February 7th

With Punxsutawney Phil’s (no) shadow prediction and sunshine in the forecast, trail visitors may see orchards start to bloom in the next couple weeks, signaling the beginning of Fresno County’s Blossom Trail season. Traditionally in full bloom by late February (weather permitting) the Blossom Trail is a self-guided tour through eastern Fresno County featuring a panorama of blossoming stone fruit orchards and citrus groves alive with fragrance and bursting with color (orange blossoms usually bloom into April). Colorful orchards are set against the picturesque backdrop of the snow-capped Sierra Nevada Mountains giving travelers the opportunity to enjoy the visual and aromatic experience of Fresno County’s rich agricultural bounty.

The 32nd Annual Fresno County Blossom Trail Opening Ceremony will be held at Cecilia Packing Corporation, 24780 E. South Avenue in Orange Cove, on Friday, February 7th at 10am. The Orange Cove Chamber of Commerce and Cecilia Packing are partnering to host this celebrated annual event at this iconic location. This year’s ceremony will include the unveiling of the 2020 Blossom Trail Poster, by local artist Julie Raymer. The 2020 Poster will be available for sale at the opening ceremony and at several Blossom Trail Partners including the Chambers of Commerce in Kingsburg, Sanger, Reedley, Selma, and the County Office of Tourism.

The non-profit Fresno County Blossom Trail is a collaborative effort with Fresno County joining with the trail’s partner cities (Sanger, Kingsburg, Orange Cove, Reedley, Fowler, and Selma) in eastern Fresno County to welcome springtime visitors to the region.

To find the latest Blossom information, the Blossom Trail webpage (www.goblossomtrail.com) has an “Update” feature that will provide eyewitness reports of when blooms are first spotted on the Trail. These updates are also communicated to followers via twitter “@goblossomtrail”. The Trail website also contains the popular Photo Gallery feature, where trail visitors can submit their digital pictures providing a first person visual account.

A visit to the Fresno County Blossom Trail can be just the start of the celebration; visitors can also enjoy a variety of Blossom Themed events and offerings listed below.

EVENTS:

February 7th –

32nd Annual Fresno County Blossom Trail Opening Ceremony, Orange Cove

February 29th & March 1st –

5th Annual Blossom Trail Bus Tours (with Wine Tasting), Sanger

February 29th/March 1, March 7/8, 14/15, and 21/22 –

Blossom Trail Train Rides, Hillcrest Farm, Reedley

March 7th –

32nd Annual Blossom Trail Festival, Sanger

23rd Annual Blossom Trail Run, Sanger

31st Annual Kings River Blossom Bike Ride, Reedley

March 7th – 8th –

Blossom Trail Wine Weekend, Blossom Trail Wineries, Eastern Fresno County

April 4th –

Orange Cove Harvest Festival, Orange Cove

There are also farm stores, tours and more along the trail – see www.goblossomtrail.com for details.

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