Festival of Flowers is one of the largest outdoor flower shows in the southeastern United States. Located in Mobile, Ala., it is one of the leading floral and garden events across the gulf coast region. The flower show provides a platform for regional landscape architects, garden designers and landscape contractors to create grand floral displays and life-sized gardens for exhibition. The festival is held annually during the spring season and is arrayed under tent and sky with over 300,000 square feet of exhibits that entertain and educate visitors. The floral celebration also features educational seminars on various botanical topics, photography contests and more.