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Floriade Canberra 2019

Floriade Canberra

THE PERFECT PLACE TO EXPERIENCE SPRING - FLORIADE - WORLD IN BLOOM

SATURDAY 14 SEPTEMBER - SUNDAY 13 OCTOBER 2019

Floriade will once again be showcasing over one million blooming bulbs and an eclectic program for its 32nd year, with a theme of World in Bloom! Festival-goers can enjoy live musical performances, family-friendly activities, cultural celebrations, workshops, and a spectacular parade of colours. 

   

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Why book with us? 

Avenue Hotel Canberra - where we have thought of everything to make your stay truly memorable

  • Only 6 minutes by car to Commonwealth Park
  • If you feel like taking advantage of the beautiful Spring weather, you can walk to Floriade in approximately 20 minutes from the hotel 
  • Or you can plan your trip using this journey planner.  From Alinga Street bus stop you can jump on a bus and hop off on Commonwealth Avenue (route numbers 2, 4, 6, 7, 57 and 58 all stop at Floriade from the city).  Alternatively, Transport Canberra provides regular services on weekdays and weekends
  • Indulge yourself at our award winning restaurant, Marble & Grain, a European Steakhouse with a paddock-to-plate philosophy, the place to find a great steak! 
  • The hotel is adjacent to the Braddon dining and shopping precinct with a vast array of cafes, restaurants, and shopping on Lonsdale Street, and a short walk to the vibrant Canberra city centre
  • FREE secure underground parking
  • FREE WiFi
  • Discount full buffet breakfast at $20 when pre-booked

                             

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THE FLORIADE FACTS - WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THIS YEAR’S FLORIADE! 

Dates and Location

Saturday 14 September - Sunday 13 October 2019

Commonwealth Park, Canberra ACT  

Opening Hours

Daily from 9.30am - 5.30pm, weather permitting. Last entry to the event is 30 minutes before closing.   

Cost

Free to enter.  

Costs associated with workshops and tours.  See Program for more detail. 

Parking

Parking is available at a number of public car parks within close proximity to Floriade, including;

  • Public car parks off Constitution Avenue
  • Public car parks off London Circuit
  • Public car parks off Coranderrk, Ballumbir and Cooyong Streets
  • Limited car parks at Acton Park off Commonwealth Avenue

Getting there

Use this handy journey planner to map out the best option for you.

Theme

Floriade is celebrating its 32nd year with the theme of World in Bloom. 

With vibrant flowers representing all corners of the world, there are designs from across Oceania, America, Asia, Europe and Africa, portraying an aspect of a country’s or region’s cultural history, religion or art.  

Tip: Look for the World in Bloom Hands flowerbed, behind Stage 88, which is a stunning pattern of open, waving hands to demonstrate our international connectedness.   

Program info 

There is lots to do on this year’s program, with a mixture of free and paid events or workshops. 

Check out the Floriade Program to plan your day.  

   

NIGHTFEST - THE FACTS! 

Dates and Location

NightFest is open daily from 3 October to 6 October 2019

Commonwealth Park, Canberra ACT  

Opening

6.30pm – 10.30pm, weather permitting.

Cost

Tickets are available from Ticketek and start at $31.95 per person. 

About

Dabble in Floriade’s dark side when NightFest comes to life when the sun goes down.  Lighting up the night you can experience Floriade as it is transformed into an illuminated playground.

   

FLORIADE AND NIGHTFEST GALLERY

Floriade Canberra Gallery Images

Floriade Canberra Gallery Images

Floriade Canberra Gallery Images