Australia - NSW
Situated in the beautiful Blue Mountains 100 km west of Sydney, the gardens of Leura are famous for their magnificent displays of azaleas, rhododendrons, dogwoods, camellias and other cool climate exotics, as well as flowering annuals, perennials and bulbs. The 54th Leura Gardens Festival promises to be another fantastic event. With several new gardens for visitors to enjoy as well as some old favourites there's sure to be something to appeal.

Think Spring! Think Leura Gardens Festival 2018


The Leura Gardens Festival celebrates cold climate gardening. In its 54th year and in an exciting departure from previous festivals, this year’s event will be held for six days over two long weekends in September and October.


Diary dates


The festival runs on Saturday, September 29  Sunday, September 30,  Monday October 1  AND Friday October 5, Saturday October 6 and Sunday October 7. Note there will be no festival from Tuesday October 2 to Thursday October 4.




In addition to beautiful new gardens for visitors to enjoy, there will be a selection of old favourites, all maintaining the high standards of past festivals.

The Upper Blue Mountains in the spring is a feast of new growth. With masses of flowers, gorgeous bulbs and an amazing variety of cold climate plants as well as wonderful deciduous trees that will just be coming into their full glory. As gardens at their very best in spring, the Leura Gardens Festival has always been a magnet for visitors seeking not only to enjoy the beauty that is on show, but also seeking inspiration for their own gardens.

Festival highlights include the daily Music in the Garden performances, the art show featuring works painted in the gardens during the festival, and excellent bargains from the festival’s plant sales centre.

More details of this not-to-be missed event for garden lovers are available at .

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The cost for an all-gardens ticket remains at $25, or $8 for each individual garden.

All proceeds go to the Blue Mountains District ANZAC Memorial Hospital and other local health-related organisations.