Spring Festival

The annual Spring Festival is held between September and October and is based at Wellington Botanic Garden amongst the tulip display.

Spring Festival Tulips

Say hello to the new season at Wellington’s Spring Festival. Take in the colourful and fragrant flower at Wellington Botanic Garden, see Otari-Wilton’s Bush at its best and let your inner explorer roam at Kids’ Day Out.

The festival features:

  • Otari-Wilton’s Bush Open Day and plant sale
  • Tulip Sunday
  • Kids’ Day Out

Guided walks and activities are at the Botanic Garden, Otari-Wilton's Bush, and other venues around the city.

Most of the activities are free.

Spring Festival 2015 Events



Spring Festival 2015 Breakfast Voucher (533KB PDF)

Two-for-one breakfasts

Download this voucher to get two breakfasts for the price of one at Picnic Café, the Botanic Garden café. Available between 8.30–10am every day during Spring Festival, 25 September–4 October 2015.