Bloom in the Bay

Bloom in the Bay – our Festival Hub at Tauranga Racecourse – will be bursting with local art and so much more! You can attend an inspiring workshop, learn a new creative skill like decorating your Christmas table, or even make seed bombs at one of the hands-on demo’s. Mingle with fellow ‘Garden and Art Trail Adventurers’ and swap your must-see gardens. Catch up with friends and enjoy a glass of wine from the Mills Reef Bar.

Free entry for Pass Holders and only $5 at the gate for everyone else (kids under 14 are free).

Live Music • Kids Zone • Food Trucks • Bar • Stage Acts • Presentations & Workshops • Creative Demonstrations • Art Exhibitions • Flower Displays • and More!

Workshops & Speakers

The festival includes fun and interactive demos from a wide range of artisans. The line-up includes forging, flower crowns, table...

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Concept Gardens

Meander around the racecourse and admire the concept gardens designed by top-notch local landscape designers. Garden designs range from traditional...

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Live Music

Any festival is not complete without a great soundtrack and Bloom in the Bay will have the tunes. Fantastic entertainment...

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Food & Trade Stalls

Come enjoy a selection of  lunch and  dinner options offered by an  array of food trucks. Sweet and savoury options...

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Kids Zone

Come and Play in the Children’s Garden at Bloom in the Bay Little Sweethearts Montessori are looking forward to delighting...

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Galleries galore will be on offer this year… with artwork being displayed from the Weekend Sun’s Emerging Artists Workshops, Tauranga...

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Get your flowers

Expect an array of interesting stalls and activities. Amongst these stall holders will be the NZ Iris Society, Bay of...

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Speakers & Workshops