Pear Blossom Parade and  Festival – Medford, Oregon

The 65th Annual Pear Blossom Festival
Grand Marshal: Edenvale Winery
2018 Theme: Timeless Treasure, People and Places


Since 1954, tens of thousands of parade lovers have cherished the Pear Blossom Parade.  Growing from a small contingency of local kids pulling wagons the Annual Parade is now southern Oregon’s largest.

The Pear Blossom Parade has grown from 20 wagons and youngsters in the first event to today’s 150 entries with 4000 participants and 25-30,000 enthusiasts lining the parade route.

2018 Parade information:

April 14th, 11 am in Downtown Medford
Contact or 541-840-8007 for more information. Applications for parade not available online, please email for an application to be sent to you

Parade starts at Beatty & Central, proceeds down Central Avenue, turns right onto West Main Street and begins dispersing at Mistletoe.

Parking to view parade will be the side streets surrounding the parade route.

Click here to view a map.


Parade Sponsor

UofO logo

 Guess who’s coming to the Parade! The University of Oregon Duck!!


Watch live at 11am on channels listed below!

View on Charter Cable Channels 180 & 183 (grants pass). Replays April 9th & 10th at 6pm and April 11th at 9pm.
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Get maps and directions here

View Live Streaming of the 2018 Pear Blossom Parade

2018 Poster green card

2018 Parade Judging Results:

1-Young Marines
3-Oregon Child Development Coalition

1-Bells & Beaus of Jacksonville
2- U of O
3- Lozier Lane Baptist Church

1-Fusion Dance Academy
2-The Story Telling Guild/Children’s Festival
3- Cub Scout Pack 41

1-Military Order of The Purple Heart, Chapter 147
2-Day of The Dead Race
3-Spartan Boxing

1-1st Oregon Volunteer Cavalry
2-Jackson County Horsemans Assoc.
3-Windy Gap Riders Drill Team

1-A Century of Caring – Providence
2-Harry & David
3- Rogue Valley Habitat for Humanity