The Bay of Plenty Garden & Art Festival 2018

The festival is back - featuring Bloom in the Bay, the Garden and Art Trail and The Long Lunch.

Bloom in the Bay at the Historic Village will be the Festival hub.  A thriving place of activity with live music, yummy food, a bar, garden and art displays, a stimulating speakers series, workshops, a sculpture display, fun for the kids - and the whole family - open form 9am - 9.30pm- Children under 12 free entry - adults $5.

The Garden and Art Trail includes 71 beautiful gardens spanning from Katikati to Te Puke, over 50 creatively brilliant artists and sculptors, cafe stops within the trailer and artists works can be purchased on the trail.  Explore a mixture of large sprawling gardens and compact residential plots on a great day out with a group of friends.

Garden and Art trail Tickets are priced at $65 for a four day pass and $35 for a one day pass - (service fees included) and are at,, and the Baycourt box office.Free entry to Bloom in the Bay if garden trail has been purchased.

The Long Lunch - 12pm Sunday 18th November - tickets $95 - limited number available - Maggie Barry guest speaker with special appearance from Ruud Kleinpaste the Bugman.

Check out all the festival details here.