Rotorua Festival of Gardens (RFoG) Headquarters

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

Ticket Collection

Friday, 12th November, 8.30 am - 2.00 pm.

Saturday, 13th November 8.30 am - 2.00 pm

Gardens are open from 9am to 5pm each day

Tickets are available now. Click on "Buy Tickets" to purchase.

The Joy of Gardening

by Lynda Hallinan

Join  Kiwi gardening guru Lynda Hallinan at Palmers Rotorua as she launches her new book, The Joy of Gardening and shares some of her favourite plants and gardening tips.

A celebration of the healing and restorative power of nature. Lynda's new book focuses on the gentle delights that bring joy in our backyards, from birdsong to seasonal beauty, and explores how we turn to our gardens for comfort and solace in unsettling times. Gardens make us laugh, smile aaand help reduce the stresses of modern life - and they nourish us, both literally and spiritually. Autographed copies of Lynda's book will be available to purchase.

Arts, Crafts and Plants for sale

Gardens with goods for sale

It was decided not to hold the Garden-Themed Market due to COVID-19 conditions. However we have managed to place some of our stallholders in our gardens.

When this list is finalised it will be posted here.

Due to COVID-19 we need Ticket Holders need to sign in using the QR codes in each garden, use the sanitiser at the gate and wear a mask