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Heading to Flower Day at Eastern Market? Here's what you need to know

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Volunteers prep Eastern Market for Sunday's Flower Day celebration. Volunteers prep Eastern Market for Sunday's Flower Day celebration.
DETROIT (WJBK) -- Attended by more than 200,000 people every year, Flower Day at the Eastern Market is one of the largest flower shows in the country.

The annual event will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 18. Over 15-acres of the highest quality annuals, perennials, foliage, shrubbery, trees, exotics, tropical plants, flats, hanging baskets and more will be available for purchase.

If you're heading down, use these tips to make your trip enjoyable and efficient:

1. There is plenty of free parking available throughout Eastern Market. Click here to view a map.
2. Know ahead of time how much area that you have to plant and whether you need sun or shade plants to achieve your goal.
3. Ask your Flower Grower questions! They grew the flowers for you and they know what you need to do to take care of them and keep them blooming.
4. Enjoy the wide variety of restaurants, stores and food.
5. Bring a wagon, to help transport your products.
6. Don't rush ... Take your time and smell the roses, marigolds, jasmine, herbs, etc.


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