Floriade NightFest overview of garden beds illuminated at night in Commonwealth Park, Canberra in spring

Floriade's night-time wonderland

Each spring as the moon rises over Commonwealth Park, the Floriade flower beds come alive in new wacky and wonderful ways in celebration of Floriade NightFest. The event has concluded for 2015. Stay tuned for its return in 2016. 

NightFest highlights

For one week only, this illuminated wonderland offers an after-dark experience like no other. You can meander through the night markets and flowerbeds bathed in colourful light, or take in some great performances from local DJs and world-renowned Australian comedians.

Sample the delights of food and wine in pop up venues and be entertained by classy sideshows, quirky circus acts and more. Bring your family and stroll through the illuminated garden beds, take a night view from the Ferris wheel and enjoy an evening in spring.

There’s something for everyone to enjoy at Floriade NightFest. 

NightFest tickets and program

Purchase your tickets for NightFest through Ticketek, or they are also available at the Canberra and Region Visitors Centre. Tickets sell fast. For NightFest 2016 we advise purchasing tickets ahead of the date you wish to attend to avoid disappointment. 

Stay tuned for the 2016 program and highlights by keeping an eye on the Floriade NightFest website, or subscribe to our enewsletter and get advance notice delivered direct to your inbox. 

Floriade and NightFest accommodation deals

Book ahead for spring and plan your getaway to the nation's capital. Take the hassle out of finding accommodation at this busy time of the year, by browsing our packages and deals to suit families, couples and independent travellers. 

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