BAY OF PLENTY GARDEN AND ART FESTIVAL 2020

Thurs 19th - Sun 22nd November

Admire and be inspired by the gardening and artistic talent of the Bay of Plenty

 

Welcome to the 2020 Bay of Plenty Garden & Art Festival.

We celebrate the beauty and diversity of our region's gardens and the creativity of talented artists. Get ready to explore the wonderful Bay of Plenty and visit up to 70 beautiful gardens and meet more than 100 magnificent artists. Our next festival is on from Thursday 19th - Sunday 22nd November 2020. Our artists will display their works throughout gardens and galleries located around Tauranga and the Western Bay of Plenty. You will also experience fascinating landscape gardens, exhibitors, live music and tasty food and beverages ........and the amazing Festival Gallery at our festival hub "Bloom in the Bay" in the Historic Village.

Stay tuned for all the exciting details

 OTC Poster with guests 2019

ON THE COUCH.

The entertaining live talk show hosted by everyone’s favourite bugman – Ruud Kleinpaste. ‘On The Couch’ will make you laugh and offer inspirational insights from our fabulous special guests including:

Jolene James – The Breeze radio presenter and garden lover,
Pascal Tibbits – Architectural and landscape designer who has been involved in art, sculpture and theatre for many years.
Alice Hutchison –Director of the Tauranga Art Gallery, with over 20 years of international art and curatorial experience.
Jenny Coker – The ‘just brilliant’ multi-talented artist,
Stephen Wilson – The singing chef who is passionate about life, people and food and
John Darke….. the well known and very creative Interior designer.

Come and be entertained and enlightened with witty banter and interesting conversation.  ‘On The Couch’ brought to you by Baycourt and the Bay of Plenty Garden and Art Festival.

2020 FESTIVAL TICKET INFORMATION NOT AVAILABLE YET

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FANCY SPENDING TIME WITH THE FESTIVAL TEAM AND EXPERIENCE THE 2020 FESTIVAL FROM 'BACKSTAGE'?

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Katikati | Tauranga | Mt Maunganui | Te Puke

Fantastic gardens developed by our incredibly passionate gardeners for your viewing.

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Bloom Hub | Garden Trail

Wonderful art from our very talented festival artists will be featured throughout the gardens.

2020 BLOOM IN THE BAY - DETAILS TO COME

Feast your eyes and your appetite, unleash your creativity, be entertained and have fun with the whole family.