Lilac Days

Lilac Days 2019

April 20 - Mothers' Day, May 12

Each year in the spring, the Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens hosts Lilac Days to celebrate the beauty of lilacs in bloom. Visitors from around the world stroll through the gardens...

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Where Lilacs Still Bloom

Where Lilacs Still Bloom

Visit the Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens and experience the inspiration for Jane Kirkpatrick's book Where Lilacs Still Bloom. Join us for a book signing with Jane, May 5 from 11am - 3pm. For information about Kirkpatrick and to order her books, please visit


The Story of the Lilac Lady

Hulda Klager came to this country from Germany with her family in 1865 when she was two years old. She spoke often of her love for flowers and how as a little girl in Wisconsin she would wander through the woods near her home looking for wildflowers...

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About the Gardens

About the Gardens

Each year, thousands of visitors step back in time to discover the 1880's Victorian Farmhouse and country gardens that comprise the Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens. The national historic site is located 30 minutes north of Portland, Oregon and 2-1/2 hours south of Seattle, Washington...

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Visit Today!The Gardens are open all year from 10am-4pm. $5 entry fee during Lilac Days. $3 entry fee remainder of the year. Children 12 and under - free.

May 5th, 11am - 3pm: Join us for a book signing with Jane Kirkpatrick, author of Where Lilacs Still Bloom.

Upcoming Events

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Today in the Garden

Find out what is blooming in the garden today!
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Photo Gallery

Enjoy the lilac gardens from the comfort of your home. Visit the gallery →


Find out about the farmhouse, giftshop, tours, and more.Learn more →


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