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Address: Commonwealth Park, Canberra, Australia
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Description: Festival of flowers. Entertainment, arts and crafts and gourmet food.

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Flowers, flowers and more flowers

A Canberra tradition- a flower festival to end all flower festivals. Lovely park with plenty of sights to see, some stalls and food outlets. Come early and avoid the crowds and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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Forde, Australia
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Have gone to this 3 times since 2009 & the first time was awesome & so much to check out. The following 2 times was limited & the only change was the flower theme on the ground. The side stalls diminished &/or no change to location or what was on display. Don't get me wrong the yearly change of flower... More 

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A Canberra tradition- a flower festival to end all flower festivals. Lovely park with plenty of sights to see, some stalls and food outlets. Come early and avoid the crowds and possibly twice- day and night for the different experiences.

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Sydney, Australia
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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

well worth a visit anytime you get the chance - whether by day or night. Don't forget comfortable shoes though, as you will do a fair bit of walking. A range of beautiful floral displays, installations and a few stalls to help you spend your hard earned cash.

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Greater Canberra, Australia
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I have been to Floriade every year since it started in 1988. It features beds of tulips and other bulbs with a different theme each year. There is also Nightfest, where the park opens at nighttime, with performances and other entertainments.

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Goulburn, Australia
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We have been regularly visiting Floriade since my first daughter was born. There's a quiz for the kids to enter, music and other entertainment, and lots of interesting displays. Food is varied and plentiful, or you can bring your own picnic and enjoy the area and free musical entertainment. The stalls are a bounty of interesting products ranging from plant... More 

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Canberra ACT
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Every year has a different theme u ti is always stunning. A great free day out but it is also worth buying a ticket for one of the nights that it is open and seeing the display in a whole new light

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Canberra, Australia
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I like visiting Floriade every year, I often take our lunch/snacks as there never seems to be any cafes that offer gluten free foods or vegetarian. Sometimes even a cup of tea can be expensive but flowers are wonderful to look at, it is a shame not many have any perfume to match their beauty.

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Well worth the visit. Locals return often and variety of craft and garden stalls to wonder around. Visitors will love it, locals might get bored over time with displays, how many ways can you plant out bulbs?

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Canberra, Australia
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10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

easily the best time of year to visit Canberra.Plenty to see and do for the young and old at Floriade.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I love Floriad, I go every year, with the beautiful flowers, and cooking demonstrations, with free taste testing, circus acts, free petting zoo, and crafts for the kids. Free music shows, it's a must do every week end Floriade is on. I go every weekend as the flowers are constantly changing. Night time Floriade is amazing with the light shows.... More 

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Additional Information about Floriade

Address: Commonwealth Park, Canberra, Australia
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Greater Canberra  >  Canberra
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

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