This show is held once a year during March for 4 days at Carlton Gardens, Victoria Street, Melbourne. We visit each year, there is a wonderful display of flowers, garden structures and various other displays of University students. This show displays lot of famous Australian Horticulturists and Landscaping Teams handy work. Plenty of entertainment for children. Lots of food stands available however a picnic lunch would be great as there is plenty of grassed areas for sitting and relaxing so that you can take in the peace and serenity of the surrounds.
The Gardens are very close to Melbourne CBD and shopping district. Also very close to public transport if you don’t want to drive.
Exhibition building is grand building and the gardens are awesome for these wonderful displays. The magnificent main hall of the building was dedicated to floral arrangements of incredible creations and compliment to the artist’s imagination. The architecture adds to the whole ambiance. The indoor floral displays were very impressive and of a high standard. The annual hanging baskets competition is one of my favourite elements of the Show. There are scores of entries, and the best are not only pretty but clever and aesthetically pleasing.
The Carlton Gardens were transformed into various sections of stalls for the gardening enthusiasts and gardening competitions. We purchased some bulbs which we thought was great value, as well as getting several free samples of different types of fertilisers. Lots of free gifts, and great to see some of the celebrities from Better Homes & Gardens.
What an amazing experience. The flower displays are amazing, and a stroll through the various show gardens was a wonderful experience for whole family and gave us much food for thought. Staff all around the venue were very happy and helpful to show you their products. Great day out and would definitely attend again.
SHOW DATES & TIMES
The dates for the 2019 Melbourne International Flower & Garden were March 27th – March 31st.
|Wednesday 27 March||9am-5pm|
|Thursday 28 March||9am-5pm|
|Friday 29 March||9am-9pm|
|Saturday 30 March||9am-5pm|
|Sunday 31 March||9am-5pm|
Tickets for the 2019 Show were.
|Adult – Day Specific||$29.90|
|Adult – Multi Day||$44.90|
|Conc – Day Specific||$25.90|
|Conc – Multi Day||$38.90|
|Group (min 10)||$24.00|