We celebrate the beauty and diversity of our region’s gardens and the creativity of talented artists. Get ready to explore the wonderful Bay of Plenty visit your choice of over 60 beautiful gardens and meet more than 100 magnificent artists. Our artists will display their works through gardens and galleries located around Tauranga and the Western Bay of Plenty.
You will also experience fascinating landscape gardens, exhibitors, live music, tasty food and beverages and the amazing Festival Gallery at our festival hub “Bloom in the Bay”.
The NZ Garden & Art Festival Trust is a charity and was formed in 2001 by a talented and forward-thinking group who were passionate about gardens, and art and promoting the beautiful Bay of Plenty in a philanthropic way.
A massive ‘thank you’ to everyone involved in the 2022 Festival. We’re looking forward to seeing you again in 2024. Make sure you’ve signed up for our Newsletter for all the updates on the upcoming 2024 edition.
Our festival will showcase an exciting mix of local, national and international artists. The artists will display a wide range of mediums such as sculpture, jewellery, ceramics and paintings with a myriad of inspirational content.