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Sierra Madre Wistaria Festival 2001
Saturday, March 25, 2001

After months of preparation by the Wistaria Committee under the leadership of Chairperson Pam Kelly, the Wistaria Festival took place under cloudy skies on Saturday, March 25.  The town's population of just over 11,000 swelled by an estimated 10,000 people who came to see the world's biggest blooming plant, visit the arts/crafts booths, and enjoy shopping and dining in downtown Sierra Madre's business district.  Click on the thumbnails below to see a full size photo.

Links below are for the 2001
Preparation photos 
Vine photos
Miscellaneous Festival photos
Music photos
VW show photos
Rides photos
Merchant photos
Restaurant photos
Wistaria Main Page and History

Wistaria 2000

Wistaria 1999


Preparation photos

Vine photos

First people in line

Info boards were quite popular

As always, photo ops with the vine were a hit

Miscellaneous Festival photos

Live musical entertainment photos

Clearly Bluegrass

Alison Southwell and friend

How many Chiefs can you find?

VW show photos - sponsored and organized by Moe's Automotive

Children's amusement rides photos

100 ft. ride was a hit

Merchant photos

Merchants prepare for the day

One merchant held a contest

Other merchants caught spring fever

Restaurant photos

Restaurants stayed busy all day

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