|What is Floriade 2013?||
Be spring inspired at Floriade 2013, where dazzling garden beds, horticultural delights, engaging demonstrations and fun activities.
Floriade is the perfect place to experience the richness of spring over four distinctive weeks:
Ride the giant 35 metre ferris wheel
Gain a spectacular overview of Floriade 2013 exploding into a cornucopia of colour in concert with spring. See dazzling entertainment including headline music acts, be enthralled by street performers, comedy acts, community performances and dance.
Entertain the kids like never before!
There is always something fun for the kids at Floriade this year. Circus troupe The Bally offers all day high antics family entertainment for the school holidays. Discover the baby animals at Matilda’s Farmyard Nursery and a world of lizards and snakes with Reptiles Inc. Be entertained by The Princess and the Forgetful Storyteller, make bouquets with The Origami People or the Yellow Van’s fruity flowers. The CIT Children’s Tent will feature fun and interactive displays to teach children about good oral health, and Bunnings Children’s Workshops will keep them entertained for hours. The gnomes are back and this year get creative with the theme Style & Design. Choose a fresh spring colour, give it a designer outfit or DIY belt of flowers.
Commonwealth Park will come alive after-dark when Floriade NightFest returns for five magical nights from Wednesday 25 September to Sunday 29 September. Wander through the night markets, as the sun goes down, chill out to hip tunes from a great line-up of DJs while sipping cocktails.