Participate in the
Coronado Flower Show!
Saturday, April 18: 1pm-5pm
Sunday, April 19: 10am-4pm
601 Orange Ave
Coronado, CA 92118
Dear Parents and Kids,
The Coronado Junior Woman’s Club (CJWC) invites you to participate in the Coronado Flower Show in Spreckels Park! This event is an exciting opportunity to engage the community and showcase the children's’ creativity in the Flower Show Youth Section.
All youth between Pre-K through 5th grade are invited to create picture plates with seeds or beans, show their green thumb by growing plants, create flower arrangements, or turn fresh fruits into animal artwork! (See details below)
All picture plates, flower arrangements, plants, and Zoo’s Whos will be displayed at the flower show and entered into a contest to win awards by grade level.
Pre-Junior Class: Pre-K and Kindergarten
* Picture Plates: Any dried seeds and/or dried beans glued to a standard 9” white paper plate to make a picture of (1) animal or plant scene or (2) free-form design. Materials must not have any added or artificial color (e.g. No dyed popcorn, writing, paint, etc.) Put name on Back of plate only.
* Pre-JR. Gardener: Any plant or plants, grown by the exhibitor, in any single container, from seed, root and/or bulb. Must be cared for exclusively by the exhibitor for at least one month immediately prior to the show. Accessories permitted.
* Pre-JR Flower Arrangements: An arrangement of fresh and/or dried plant material in any container. Need not to be homegrown. Accessories permitted.
* Pre-JR Zoo’s Who: A single animal or many animals made exclusively of fresh fruits and/or vegetables. Toothpicks/skewers used to join pieces should be concealed and not used for legs, arms, antennae, etc.… Cloves, raisins and dried beans may be used for eyes, nose, mouth, etc. Entrants may work individually or as a team as long as all members of the team are the same grade level. Accessories permitted.
Junior Class: Grade 1 - 5
* Junior Flower Arrangements: An arrangement of fresh and/or dried plant material in any container. Need not to be homegrown.
* Junior Miniature Flower Arrangements: An arrangement of fresh and/or dried plant material in any container. Size of arrangement INCLUDING container may not exceed 5”x5” in any direction.
* ZOO’S WHO: An animal or animals made exclusively of FRESH fruits and/or vegetables. Toothpicks and skewers used to join your pieces must be concealed and NOT used for legs, arms, antennae etc. Cloves, raisins, and dried beans allowable for eyes, nose, and mouth etc. Accessories permitted.
* Junior Growing Plants: Any plant or plants in any single container that has been in the possession of, and cared for exclusively by, the exhibitor for at least one month immediately prior to the show. Accessories permitted.
How do I participate?
Begin growing your plants and creating your masterpieces now!
Exhibits will be submitted to the Youth Section tent at Speckels Park on:
Friday, April 17th:
4 - 6pm
Saturday, April 18th:
7 - 9:30am
You will register your exhibit when you drop off your creation.
View Examples from Past Years:
Can I submit multiple exhibits?
- Yes, exhibitors may submit one entry for each category in their age group
Are there fees to enter the Flower Show Youth Section?
- No fees to register entries or participate!
When can I pick up my exhibit?
- Please pick-up entries and awards between 3:45 pm - 4:30pm on Sunday. Entries/ Awards must be left on display until 3:45pm on Sunday. Entries not picked up by 4:30pm on Sunday will be discarded.
How do I register my exhibit?
- Please register at the Youth Section tent and drop-off your exhibit either on Friday evening or Saturday morning. See exact times above.