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Autumn Fair

Date: 14 Sep 2019 - 15 Sep 2019
Time: 12.30pm - 6pm
Venue: Botanic Gardens

Enjoy a weekend of fabulous food, flowers and family fun at Botanic Gardens - includes live music, a variety of food and craft stalls, children's activities and award-winning blooms and exhibits. 

Autumn Flower Show

Come along and be amazed at the spectacular award winning prize blooms on display, including enormous vegetables, floral art displays, and many other wonders from community gardens, greenhouses, wine cellars and beehives. Download the flower show schedule of events below.

Children's activities

Younger visitors will be spoiled for choice with plenty of activities to keep them entertained including:

  • Dance workshops
  • Arts and crafts
  • Face painting
  • Balloon modelling
  • Walk about acts
  • Bouncy castle
  • Nature activities
  • Sports and games zone
  • Pumpkin carving
  • Funfair zone including helter skelter, Kentucky Derby, bungee trampoline, tea cups and a safari train ride. 

Please note: The funfair zone rides are chargeable.

Food and Craft stalls 

Fantastic local food and crafts are at the heart of the Autumn Fair. Browse delights from a variety of stalls selling local and international food and produce. There's something for everyone to enjoy, from ice cream, handmade crafts, freshly made pizza, sweet treats, clothing, plants, homemade produce, candles to jewellery and so much more.

Sustainable marquee

Visit our Sustainable Living Emporium to learn how to make ethical fashion and lifestyle choices. Check out the Sew Sustainable Style demonstration each day with Christine from Colour and Cloth. And join local chefs to get great autumnal menu ideas, as well as good advice and tips on how to use your leftover food and lots more.

Live from the bandstand

Kick back and relax to the sounds of live music at the bandstand over the weekend.

Saturday 14 September
12.30pm - 2.30pm The Bluffers
3.30pm - 5.30pm The Professionals

 

Sunday 15 September
The Music in the Parks programme will draw to a close with the Grand Finale Band Concert from 2pm – 5pm with performances from:
  • Ormeau Concert Band
  • Blaris Accordion Orchestra
  • Ballylone Concert Flute Band
  • Laganvale (metal technology) Band
Child at Autumn fair.

Cost
Free admission

Audience
Suitable for everyone

Theme
Park events