Steve Taylor
Richard Bellemo
Sandra McMahon
Karen Sutherland
Paul Pritchard

Garden DesignFest

Dates: 12 - 13 November 2016

Address: Various Venues around Victoria, Various Venues, Melbourne, Victoria 3000


Garden DesignFest is the largest designer open garden weekend held in Melbourne. Started under the patronage of John Patrick this event commenced in 2004 and has since raised some $400,000 for worthwhile charities. The event attracts visitors locally, interstate and internationally.

The 2016 event will continue to account for every possible taste from family to formal, traditional to artistic and native to Hollywood. This year not only will there be a large variety of metropolitan gardens but also a number of spectacular large gardens in rural Victoria and the Mornington Peninsula. Each designer and their staff will be in attendance at their garden to meet and talk with visitors about their garden and answer any questions they have.

Content: Rotary Club of Kew (Inc)


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All Garden Ticket

Prices subject to change.


Single Garden Entry

Some Gardens $12. Prices subject to change.


Payment methods accepted

EFTPOS  MasterCard  VISA Card 

Local directions

See website for specific addresses.


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Opening hours

For more information on this event or booking enquiries, please email operator

Saturday Sunday
Please note that some gardens are only open on Sunday - see the website for details.

Disabled access

Check website for accessibility of individual gardens.

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