Buderim Garden Festival

Buderim Garden Festival

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Posted 2023-10-03 by Elainefollow

Sat 07 Oct 2023 - Sun 15 Oct 2023

Bookmark the dates, the Buderim Garden Festival is Buderim Garden Club's signature event of the year - Image: Buderim Garden Club FB


Buderim Garden Club’s signature event of the year, the Buderim Garden Festival, is the annual showcasing of some of the most outstanding landscaping, outdoor sculptures, plants and flowers to be found in this rich horticultural region, a testament to the dedication of passionate gardeners.

The annual Buderim Garden Festival dates back to 1975 and has grown in leaps and bounds every year since, with 2023 coming together better than ever, with a three-day very busy schedule.

Magical and creative sculptures - Image: Elaine de Wet, author


The Buderim Garden Festival’s program will include the Open Gardens, the Garden Sculpture Exhibition, the Spring Flower Show and Photographic Display, St Marks Church Floral Display as well as the extremely popular Twilight Plant Markets.

Visitors from near and far are invited to step into the magical world of the Buderim Garden Festival - a vibrant celebration of nature’s beauty, creativity and community spirit. The Buderim Garden Festival showcases the creativity and diversity of Buderim gardening styles, nurturing a deep appreciation for the interplay between landscapes, design and the environment.

Plants, plants and more plants, starting at Friday's Twilight Plant Market - Image: Buderim Garden Club FB


What’s happening and when?

FRIDAY TWILIGHT PLANT MARKET
OUTSIDE BUDERIM WAR MEMORIAL HALL, 1 MAIN STREET, BUDERIM
FRIDAY 13 OCTOBER, 3pm to 7pm

From 3pm to 7pm on Friday 13 October, outside the Buderim Memorial Hall, visitors will be able to pick up a variety of fresh new plants, perfect to give homes and gardens a new look for Spring.

Gorgeous floral displays in the Spring Flower Show - Image: Elaine de Wet, author


SPRING FLOWER SHOW & PHOTOGRAPHIC DISPLAY
BUDERIM WAR MEMORIAL HALL, 1 MAIN STREET, BUDERIM
FRIDAY 13 OCTOBER (4pm to 7pm), SATURDAY 14 OCTOBER (8am to 4pm) AND SUNDAY 15 OCTOBER (8am to 2pm)

From 4.00pm to 7.00pm on Friday, Saturday 8am to 4pm and Sunday 8am to 2pm, the Spring Flower Show and Photographic Display will also be open in the Memorial Hall.

Gain exclusive access to six spectacular private gardens in Buderim - Image: Elaine de Wet, author


OPEN GARDENS
EXCLUSIVE ACCESS ACROSS BUDERIM
SATURDAY 14 OCTOBER, 9am to 4pm AND SUNDAY 15 OCTOBER, 9am to 3pm

Visitors to the Buderim Garden Festival will gain exclusive access to six different gardens across Buderim. Purchase a ticket to discover design ideas and horticultural secrets of the region’s best gardeners. Your Open Garden ticket gives you access to all areas of the festival, including the gardens.

Extra creative colour in previous years' Open Gardens - Image: Elaine de Wet, author


Numbers to the Open Gardens are limited, make sure you don’t miss out, by pre-ordering your ticket early. Tickets may be pre-purchased, via the Buderim Garden Club website, here.

PLANT MARKET
OUTSIDE BUDERIM WAR MEMORIAL HALL, 1 MAIN STREET, BUDERIM
SATURDAY 14 OCTOBER AND SUNDAY 15 OCTOBER, FROM 8am

GARDEN SCULPTURE EXHIBITION - THE SCULPTURE GARDEN
BUDERIM CRAFT COTTAGE, 5 MAIN STREET, BUDERIM
FROM SATURDAY 7 OCTOBER TO SUNDAY 15 OCTOBER, 9am to 4pm

An exhibition of sculpture and pottery by Sunshine Coast clay artists - Image: Atrium Gallery Buderim Craft Cottage FB


Perhaps getting to the Twilight Plant Market on the Friday evening is nigh on impossible … worry not, as the Plant Markets will be available on the Saturday and Sunday too. Stalls and displays will be open in the grounds outside the Hall ensuring keen gardeners have the opportunity to find something special to welcome in the new season.

Inside the Buderim Memorial Hall, visitors can browse at leisure and be absolutely awestruck by the spectacular entries in the Flower Show.

The Craft Cottage will be showcasing the Sculpture Garden Exhibition , from Saturday 7 October to Sunday 15 October, displaying the amazing talents of local clay artists, with much of the arts and crafts up for sale.

Photographic Display - Image: Buderim Garden Club FB


FLORAL DISPLAY AT ST. MARKS ANGLICAN CHURCH
7/17 MAIN STREET, BUDERIM
SATURDAY 14 OCTOBER AND SUNDAY 15 OCTOBER, FROM 8am

Take a short walk over to the Anglican Church, with a fabulous display of divinely-inspired florals, which is also open to the public and included in your ticket price.

TICKET PRICES
  • Weekend Ticket $20 - Entry to Open Gardens and Flower Show
  • Buderim War Memorial Hall Flower Show
  • - Individuals, $3
    - Family of two or more, $5
    - School children and students, FREE
    Pre-purchase your tickets online here, via Buderim Garden Club , or at the Old Buderim Post Office, Manawee Garden Centre , Buderim News Agency or Buderim Bendigo Community Bank Branch .

    A celebration of growth and renewal with nature - Image: Buderim Garden Club FB


    Whether you are a green-thumb enthusiast, a plant aficionado or simply looking to take a stroll through stunning gardens, the Buderim Garden Festival promises a memorable experience that resonates with nature’s resplendent tapestry and human creativity.

    The Buderim Garden Festival is not just any event – it’s a celebration of growth and renewal, taking its visitors on an immersive journey, where inspiration flourishes, connections are forged, and the splendour of nature is ready to reignite our senses.

    Supported by the Sunshine Coast Council

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