SATURDAY 15 SEPTEMBER - SUNDAY 14 OCTOBER 2018
Floriade, Canberra's month-long flower festival is back! Showcasing over one million blooming bulbs and an eclectic program, Floriade is Australia's biggest spring and pop culture celebration. Festival-goers can enjoy live musical performances, family-friendly activities, cultural celebrations, workshops, and a spectacular parade of colours. Entry is free!
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Open daily from 9.30am – 5.30pm, weather permitting. Last entry to the event is 30 minutes before closing.
Commonwealth Park, Canberra ACT
A free shuttle bus provided by Floriade and will operate every day whilst the event is running stopping at 5 dedicated city locations.
Dates: 26 - 30 September
Floriade’s ticketed and highly anticipated after-dark experience returns this year from Wednesday 26 September to Sunday 30 September. NightFest transforms the Commonwealth Park into a spectacular mecca of lights and entertainment! Walk through the illuminated flowerbeds at the Nautalis Forest, catch an amazing line-up of live performances, and enjoy a fantastic selection of food and drink stalls. From open-air cinemas, lively party nights, and an MA 15+ Comedy NightFest, this year’s event is bigger and better than ever!