Since its inception on October 10, 1953, Kingwood Center Gardens has been a sanctuary of natural splendor, a cornerstone for community engagement, and a source of endless inspiration. As the garden gears up to celebrate its 70th anniversary, year-long festivities promise to be a blend of nostalgia, community spirit, and a look towards a promising future.
It is also a regional treasure well known to generation of Galion area residents.
A Calendar Packed with Unforgettable Moments
The 70th anniversary celebrations are designed to offer something for everyone. The events kick off on Tuesday, October 10, at 2 PM, mirroring the original dedication ceremony held in 1953. This re-dedication program will take place in the forecourt of Kingwood Hall and is exclusive to Kingwood Members. Due to the limited seating, reservations are mandatory and can be made online or via a call-in service. In the event of bad weather, the ceremony will be moved to the King Ballroom. Click here to register.
But that’s not all. The garden has planned a series of events that will roll out throughout the year. One of the highlights is the return of the much-loved Family Day on August 4, 2024. Additional events and exclusive engagements are also in the pipeline and will be announced in due course.
Historical Insights and Commemorative Souvenirs
Kingwood Center Gardens has a rich history that deserves to be told and celebrated. Throughout the year, the team will share captivating content and photographs that delve into Kingwood’s past and its impact on the community. This will be disseminated through social media platforms, the official website, and an on-grounds photo exhibit set to debut in Spring 2024.
For those who wish to take a piece of this history home, the Garden & Gift Shop will offer a range of limited-edition commemorative products. These souvenirs are not just merchandise but a piece of Kingwood’s legacy that you can own.
Renewing Commitment to Beauty and Community
As Kingwood Center Gardens marks this significant milestone, it’s not just about looking back but also about looking forward. The garden renews its commitment to fostering beauty, inspiration, and community connections. The 70th anniversary celebrations serve as a stepping stone to a future that promises to be even more enriching.
Stay tuned for updates, event details, and more as Kingwood embarks on this monumental journey. Your presence and support are what make this milestone truly special, and Kingwood can’t wait to share this exciting chapter with you.
Source: Kingwood Center Gardens