Don’t miss Melbourne’s Flower Show


Get set to be inspired by breathtaking floral exhibits and spectacular garden displays at the 2017 Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show at the Royal Exhibition Buildings and Carlton Gardens from 29 March to 2 April.


Once again, Melbourne’s premier gardening event will feature the very best landscaping and floristry talent Australia has to offer. An extensive selection of retail gardening products, such as bulbs, plants, tools, trinkets and garden accessories, will also be on offer, as well as a plethora of floral events.


This year will also feature the Gardens by Twilight program, where the gardens will be open until 9.30pm on the Friday 31 March to showcase the beautiful garden displays in a different light.


You can watch masterclasses from floral designers, see landscaping demonstrations and view the finest floral displays created by industry experts, students and exhibitors.


The 2017 Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show is a celebration of Australian lifestyle and the great outdoors, and is a must-see event.


Show dates and times

Opening hours:

  • Wednesday 29th March: 9am – 5pm
  • Thursday 30th March: 9am – 5pm
  • Friday 31st March: 9am – 9.30pm (Gardens by Twilight)
  • Saturday 1st April: 9am – 5pm
  • Sunday 2nd April: 9am – 5pm


The last admission at 4.15pm each day (excluding Friday 31 March).

Please visit the website for ticket prices and further information.

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Written by Leon Della Bosca

Publisher of YourLifeChoices – Australia's most-trusted and longest-running retirement website. A trusted voice on Australia's retirement landscape, including retirement income and planning, government entitlements, lifestyle and news and information relevant to Australians over 50. Leon has worked in publishing for more than 25 years and is also a travel writer and editor, graphic designer and photographer.

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