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Fort Erie Communities-in-Bloom

Communities-in-Bloom is a non-profit Canadian organization committed to fostering civic pride, environmental responsibility and beautification through community involvement and the challenge of a national program, with focus enhancing green space in communities.


The Council-appointed Fort Erie Communities-in-Bloom Committee acts on behalf of the Community, to coordinate participation in the National Communities-in-Bloom Program and conduct a local Communities-in-Bloom competition that recognizes the environmental, beautification and volunteer efforts of Fort Erie property owners and organizations.




Results from the International Challenge are in!


Fort Erie was recognized with Honourable Mention in the Large Population Category, placing second to Cervia, Italy.


Fort Erie was awarded 5 Blooms and Silver Status, with Special Recognition for Volunteer Involvement and Recognition.


Thank you Fort Erie, for making our community shine in the International Spotlight!




Click here to view the International Judge Evaluation of Fort Erie.

Click here to view the CIB Committee's presentation to Council on October 13, 2015.


A History of Success


2004 - 5 Blooms Provincial Competition, Landscape Award

2005 - 4 Blooms, National Competition, Dedicated Heritage Award

2006 - 5 Blooms, National Competition, Heritage Preservation   Award

2007 to 2008 - Friends Category

2009 - 5 Blooms in National Competition, Floral Displays Award

2010 to 2011 - Friends Category

2012 – Winner, National Competition

2013 to 2014 – Circle of Excellence

2015 - Honourable Mention, International Challenge,

           5 Bloom Silver Status, Special Recognition of Volunteer 

            Involvement and Recognition


Communities-in-Bloom Local Competition

Annual Competition recognizing excellence in the categories of:

  • Tidiness
  • Landscape Areas
  • Floral Display
  • Urban Forestry
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Curb Appeal

Entry Categories include Single Residential, Residential Neighbourhood, Village Streetscape, Window Boxes or Planters, Vegetable Garden, Blooming Beginners, Small Business, Commercial, Industrial, Institutional, or Kids-in-Bloom


Click here for Judging Criteria Explained