70 beautiful gardens &
more than 50 magnificent artists.

15th - 18th November

Admire and be inspired by the gardening and artistic talent of the Bay of Plenty


Welcome to the 2018 Bay of Plenty Garden & Art Festival.

We celebrate the beauty and diversity of our region's gardens and the creativity of talented artists. With 70 beautiful gardens and more than 50 magnificent artists we will show these off from the 15th - 18th November 2018. Our artists will display their pieces throughout gardens and galleries located around Tauranga and the Western Bay of Plenty. You will also experience fascinating landscape gardens and more of our artists work at our festival hub "Bloom in the Bay" in the Historic Village.


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Katikati | Tauranga | Mt Maunganui | Te Puke

Fantastic gardens developed by our incredibly passionate gardeners for your viewing.

Bloom Hub | Garden Trail

Wonderful pieces of art from our very talented festival artists will be featured throughtout the gardens.

FREE ENTRY with trail pass - or $5.00 for adults, free for kids under 12.

Feast your eyes and your appetite, unleash your creativity, be entertained and have fun with the whole family.