This Event is over for 2018 watch this space for 2019


Friday, November 1, 2019 - Sunday, November 10, 2019

The Event

(you can down load the 2019 brochure from August 2019

Every year our Taranaki Fringe Garden Festival (TFGF) garden members prepare and open up their beautiful gardens to excite and enchant their many visitors from Taranaki, New Zealand and around the world. Cottage gardens, native gardens, highly structured or rambling and informal, whatever your taste in gardens there is something for everyone. The Taranaki Garden Trust (TGT) also encourages the visitors to explore the many craft shops, galleries, nurseries, churches and other places of interest along the Taranaki Fringe Garden Festival and Vintage Machinery Trail thus creating a truly Taranaki Experience as they travel the region. This is a truly unique spring experience, that has visitors inspired and motivated to take their own gardening skills to the next level, not just a show, this festival is a 10 day adventure into outstanding gardens throughout the region.


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Event Details

Contact Person
Friday 1st November through to Sunday 10th November 2019
Garden Size
Garden sizes vary from smaller town gardens to expansive country settings.
Garden entry is $2 per person payable at each garden. Children under 12 are free.
Brochure Available?
Brochures are delivered nationwide to most iSites and large garden centres on August 7th. Please send an email if you are unable to locate a copy. Alternatively you may view the garden details on our website and their is the option on our website to download a copy of our brochure.
There is parking available at or near to all of the gardens in our festival. If you are bring a large coach or vehicle please check with the applicable garden owner first, their contact details will be available on our website and in the brochure.
Some of our private and public gardens have toilet facilities available, please check the key in the individual garden listings to see which gardens this applies to.
Food Available
Please check the key in the individual garden listings to see whether food is available. Some gardens offer complimentary tea/coffee.
Cafe/Resaurant Available
There are many cafe's and restaurants in the Taranaki region to choose from.
You are welcome to bring a rug and picnic to our gardens.
Wheelchair Access
Please see the key in each individual garden listing to see if they have wheelchair access.
Dogs Allowed
Other than disability assist dogs, dogs are not permitted in the private gardens.
Children Allowed
Children are allowed at the festival - all children 12 years and under are free with a paying adult.