Admission to the festival was 10 cents, and included refreshments, a variety of games, a Maypole dance, and a baseball match "between the Milledge avenue and Prince avenue nines."
According to the account published in the Banner the next day, "scores of children" attended the festival, and the whole endeavor was a "lovely" and "beautiful" success. with everyone enjoying "an evening of rare pleasure" that included the Milledge avenue boys winning a "very exciting" baseball game.
Also of note was that Jennie Wilson Fears, seven-year-old daughter of livery owners Elliot and Leila Fears of Hull Street was crowned as "Queen of Love and Beauty," and Harriet White Benedict, seven-year-old great-niece of College of Agriculture president H.C. White, also won a prize for "the most beautifully decorated baby carriage."
- Athens Daily Banner, Feb. 1901 - Oct. 1901 on Microfilm in the Heritage collection.
- Athens Historic Newspaper Archive collection in the Digital Library of Georgia.
- A History of Emmanuel Church, 1943-1993 in the Heritage collection.
- 1900 U.S. Census in Ancestry Library Edition via GALILEO.
- Chemistry at the University of Georgia by W. H. Waggoner in the Heritage and general collections.
- History of Athens and Clarke County Georgia by H. J. Rowe in the Heritage and general collections.
- A World of Flowers by Clay Perry in the general collection.
- The Folklore of American Holidays, edited by Hennig Cohen and Tristam Potter Coffin in the Reference collection.
- A Book of Flowers by Kathleen N. Daly in the Heritage and general collections.
- The American Book of Days by Jane M. Hatch in the Reference collection.
- Celebrating with Flowers by Jane Packer in the general collection.