Gardens open from 9am to 5pm

Some gardens will feature plants for sale and entertainment

Friday November 12th - Cooking Demonstration by Mon's Flavors

Pre-book online (limited spaces available)

Saturday November 13th - Garden-Themed Market from 9am to 2.30pm

Refreshments Available at Festival Hub

Te Runanga Tearooms, Queen's Drive, Government Gardens, Rotorua

Tickets will be available in late June. Please check back soon.

Vegetarian Cooking Demonstration

Friday 12th November

Limited tickets are available for a free 2-hour cooking demonstration by Mon's Flavors. Mon, who runs regular cooking lessons in Rotorua, will demonstrate three easy, healthy and tasty vegetarian recipes inspired by her Indian heritage.


Held at the Rotorua Bowling Club, Government Gardens on Friday 12 November 5.30-7.30pm, entry is by ticket only.


Order online when you purchase your Festival ticket.

Garden-Themed Market

Saturday 13th November

This market will be free to enter with ticket purchase. Come along and enjoy various market stalls selling plants, garden-related products that will interest gardeners of all ages.

This will be held near the Festival Hub at Te Ranunga Tearooms, Queens Drive, Government Gardens. During the market, refreshments are available for purchase at the Tearooms.

During the Garden Festival 2021, there will be various additional workshops and events. Please check back again soon as we continue to add more information.