Discover the spectacular world of botanics at the Botanical Bazaar
A Gold Coast Gardening Expo with a twist!
The Botanical Bazaar, supported by Tropical Fruit World is a fully interactive green event that will educate and inspire all levels and ages of garden enthusiasts and lovers of botanics. It’s the Gold Coast’s very own annual, largest and greenest gardening expo.
Sunday, September 4 from 9am – 5pm at Country Paradise Parklands, Nerang.
This is a one-of-a-kind event about bringing creative ideas, urban gardening and sustainable living to all lovers of nature. Come and discover the unusual and mysterious world of botanics with unique designs, garden art, heaps of plant sales and inspiring workshops hosted by the likes of Rob Palmer from Better Homes and Gardens and Phil Dudman from Gardening Australia.
Take home new gardening ideas and expert advice, fall in love with unique retail botanical themed items, have the ability to purchase a variety of plants such as edible, native and tropical, learn about urban gardening from aquaponics to vertical gardening and Bees to making your own cheese. Plus local gardening groups passionate about their individual areas of interest will be available to answer any questions.
Learn how to grow your own successful garden
Large range of plants on display and sale
Taste tropical fruits and learn how to grow fruit trees
View the botanical art display
Learn about vertical and aquaponic gardening
Seek edible and organic gardening ideas
Join botanical craft workshops
Learn about native stingless Bees
Purchase botanical décor and homewares
Gardening tools and materials available
Learn how to ferment food and make your own cheese
Seek weed management and identification information
View outdoor decor such as Fire Pits, Artworks, Pots
Enjoy Delicious food and entertainment
Celebrity and Award Winning Garden Experts!
Meet Rob Palmer, presenter from Better Homes and Gardens who will be headlining our long list of green education warriors on the day. Other gardening experts such as Phil Dudman from Gardening Australia, Horticulturalist Claire Bickle, award winning botanical artist Julia Rose, are also on the list, to name a few. The full education program can be viewed in Education.
Father’s Day Celebrations
The Gold Coast Gardening Expo is held on Father’s Day, the perfect place to take dads for an outdoor adventure. With delicious foodies on site and relaxing entertainment to match, there is plenty for the whole family to see and do. Maybe even let him pick his own Father’s day gift here!
Back to Nature with the Kids
Country Paradise Parklands is a great venue to visit with the kids. You can take them on a discovery walk past the Healing Hooves paddocks (horse rehabilitation), through the large community gardens complete with an Aquaponics set up, around the luscious green grounds and visit the River Keepers centre. There are chooks roaming free, duck ponds and and kids environmental activities to also entertain them.
Expect the unexpected!
Bringing creative ideas, sustainable living alternatives and everyday indoor and outdoor gardening concepts to all lovers of nature. The Botanical Bazaar is a celebration of nature.
The event is all held on one huge day at the large indoor/outdoor Nerang parklands. This is an all weather event, with plenty of free parking on site. We hope to see you there!