Spring Festival

The annual Spring Festival is held between 23 September and 1 October and is based at Wellington Botanic Garden amongst the tulip display.

Spring Festival Tulips

See Wellington in full bloom at the Spring Festival. Enjoy a wide range of events for garden-lovers, including guided walks and workshops.

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.

Details for 2018 will be announced later in the year.