Discover the Beauty of Peonies in the City of Peonies: A Guide to Homer's Annual Peony Celebration
Come July, Homer, Alaska, comes alive with beautiful and fragrant peonies during the annual Homer Peony Celebration. Homer, which has been dubbed "The City of Peonies," boasts 25 peony farms with ideal growing conditions that produce larger and more vibrant flowers. Visitors worldwide come to witness the stunning blooms at their peak and enjoy farm tours, art classes, gallery exhibitions, workshops, and self-guided tours.
Don't miss the chance to visit some of the most beautiful peony farms in the world, including the Alaska Beauty Peony Co-Op, Alaska Perfect Peony, Diamond Ridge Peonies, and Scenic Place Peonies, all offering farm tours. For a unique experience, attend the Fleur de Paeonia Botanical Dress Art Show at Bear Creek Winery, featuring life-sized designs of peony-centric botanical couture.
In addition to the peony-centered activities, the Homer Peony Celebration also includes a variety of community events hosted by local businesses and non-profit organizations, such as The Art Shop Gallery, Bunnell Street Arts Center, Grace Ridge Brewery, Homer Council on the Arts, Pratt Museum & Park, and more.
The celebration is also an excellent opportunity to purchase unique peony-themed trinkets at the Art Shop Gallery & North Wind or taste specialty peony meads and brews at local breweries like Homer Brewing Company and Grace Ridge Brewing Inc.
The fourth annual Homer Peony Celebration is scheduled for July 1-30, 2023. So, make sure to stay tuned for updates and a full calendar of events!
Special accommodation reservations can be booked through the Homer B&B Association.
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2023 Event Schedule
Homer's Annual Event Schedule has something for everyone.
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