Floriade 2014

Commonwealth Park is set to come alive with the sights, tastes and sounds of spring as Floriade returns this September.

The national award-winning event’s stunning garden beds, horticultural workshops, engaging demonstrations and children’s entertainment will all be inspired by this year’s theme, Passion.


The Inspiration Hub

The Inspiration Hub, promises to enthuse and delight with a range of special guests and celebrity appearances. Visitors can learn about the principles of ecological gardening, discover backyard permaculture and be inspired by gardens of the future.


The Gourmet Garden

The ever-popular Gourmet Garden returns in 2014 with a variety of demonstrations from world-renowned chefs that are guaranteed to get the mouth watering.


Non-stop entertainment

Floriade 2014 promises to return with spectacular entertainment, roving entertainers, buskers, music acts, headline performers and the giant 35-metre ferris wheel to take in the stunning overview of the garden bed designs.


Entertain the children

There is always something fun for kids at Floriade. They will love the chaotic and high-energy antics of our feature performers, meeting their favourite baby farm animals and keeping busy with sporting activities and circus workshops.


Horticultural delights

This year’s horticulture program will stimulate your senses with exciting demonstrations, activities, displays and events. Admire the endless floral design and see the stunning display of creativity and colour when fashion and flowers come together. Be inspired by display gardens, presentations by leading gardening experts and the infinite possibilities on offer.


Ride the giant ferris wheel

Floriade’s iconic ferris wheel gives visitors a spectacular overview of Commonwealth Park exploding into a cornucopia of colour. Take a moment to rest your feet and enjoy the wonderful vista as you rise 35 metres above the garden beds.