Every year, thousands of visitors flock to Melbourne to witness blooming gardens, colourful trails and beautiful flowering plants at the Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show; hosted at the UNESCO World Heritage listed Carlton Gardens and Royal Exhibition buildings.
The MIFGS bursts with an explosion of colour as native plant species, seasonal flowering plants and exotics bloom. The Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show is the largest garden show in Australia.
Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show, 2018 Dates & Tickets
The Flower & Garden Show also features many stalls offering a variety of garden products, gardening tools and outdoor furniture. You’ll also find many rare and exotic plant species, retail products and innovative flower arrangements at the flower and garden show.
Whether you want some handy tips for maintaining your garden or just a day out to enjoy nature at its finest, this event is perfect for you. You will also find a range of floral design workshops and award winning displays as well as an array of great food and entertainment offered to visitors throughout the day.
The venue can be easily accessed by public transport and is not far from the Melbourne CBD, so you can also drive to the venue and use their onsite parking. Get to the Royal Exhibition Building in Carlton via tram #86 or #96 and alight at the corner of Nicholson and Gertrude Streets. Alternatively, you can catch the free City Circle tram to Victoria Parade or take the city loop train and alight at Parliament Station with a short 10 minute walk to the venue.
If you pre-purchase your tickets, they are valid for any one day of the show. Companion cards are accepted and pets are not permitted.