Hunter Valley Festival of Flowers

The Hunter Valley is located two hours drive from Sydney and 50 minutes from Newcastle, making it a premier weekend destination for those looking to relax and unwind. Hunter Valley is known for their exquisite wines, beautiful lodging, stunning views, world-class hospitality and events. One event in particular, draws thousands from the cosmopolitan city to the country to view the impressive lineup of flowers. That event is the Hunter Valley Festival of Flowers.

The Festival of Flowers is an annual event held at the world-famous Hunter Valley Gardens. This month long celebration includes over a million flowers in a variety of displays throughout the eight kilometers of gardens. The vast array of flowers brings in visitors from all around the world to witness and partake in the festivities throughout the month.

Events, workshops, attractions, and more are spread out through the gardens during the festival. The most impressive are the gardens themselves. Situated over 60 acres with eight kilometers of walking paths to view their designs, all 10 gardens in the area are themed. Over 40 gardeners work each week to keep the gardens immaculate and it shows. The Hunter Valley Gardens have won critically-acclaimed awards every year. But the gardens aren’t just for flowers. The gardens boast some of the best art, olive trees, orchards and topiaries in the world. There are also bronzed statues and fountains sprinkled about, creating an aesthetically pleasing experience for all.

Besides being a treat for the eye, the gardens also boasts one of the best venues to have morning or afternoon tea. The Garden Terrace overlooks the gardens with a breathtaking view below. If you’re wanting something more substantial, the cafe also serves a beautiful lunch in a casual dining setting. Some say the cafe is one of the highlights of the garden!

Local chefs give visitors the very best of their local menu, creating delicious food on-site. Artists from around Australia display their creations, and for the art lover, the festival puts on art classes inside the gardens. Learn how to paint the flowers on display with world-renowned painters. While the Hunter Valley Gardens are popular throughout the year as one of the area’s best tourist attractions, the Festival of Flowers is its time of year where it really shines. They provide live entertainment, live demonstrations, tours and activities for all ages, making it an event for everyone.

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