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Floriade Canberra 2019

Floriade Canberra

AUSTRALIA'S BIGGEST CELEBRATION OF SPRING

FLORIADE, WORLD IN BLOOM

SATURDAY 14 SEPTEMBER - SUNDAY 13 OCTOBER 2019

Celebrate this month long festival with the theme of World in Bloom! Floriade is in its 32nd year, showcasing over one million blooming bulbs and an eclectic program.

   

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Why book with us? 

Deco Hotel Canberra - make yourself at home in Canberra newest's hotel 

  • Brand new hotel on the doorstep of Braddon, one of Canberra’s ever-changing shopping and foodie precincts with an assortment of boutiques, cafes, bakeries, breweries, restaurants and bars. 
  • Only 7 minutes by car to Commonwealth Park
  • With a choice of two Light Rail stops minutes from the front door of the hotel: MacArthur Avenue or Ipima Street.  Plan your trip using this journey planner Once you arrive at the city interchange (Alinga Street stop), you have a couple of options to get to Commonwealth Park; you can stretch your legs with a walk, or 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). 
  • Finish the day with an Italian influence meal in Restaurant Two14, our stylish onsite restaurant
  • 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