The Mid-West Garden Festival - Garden Talks & Demos and Garden & Food Fair
Clare Garden Festival 2017 will be held on Sunday, 30th April 2017
that's as always our LAST Sunday in April (and this time its the May bank holiday Sunday)
at our usual venue Ennis Showgrounds, Co Clare Ireland
We can already reveal that we are again working closely with Clare County Council, Bord Bia - Irish Food Board; and this time also with glór ... more details, expert speakers, gardens, etc to be announced. Want to know all the details about Clare Garden Festival as they are being announced? Contact us to receive Carmen's monthly Gardening News email.
Pop-Up Garden Community Challenge - NOW OPEN for applications. See our Competitions section.
Clare Garden Festival is a treat for Gardeners and a great day out for all the family. Garden & Food stalls from all over Ireland join the popular festival every year at the end of April with over 60 coming from near and far. The festival offers a great series of Garden Expert talks from an accessible stage and has much to offer and discover for young and older gardeners from demonstrations to show gardens.
Our Highlights from Clare Garden Festival 2016
Over 60 quality plant & food stalls from all over Ireland, see Exhibitor list
Community Competition - Community Pop-Up Gardens to view and enjoy
Expert Garden Talks with 5 amazing speakers - Celebrating 5 years, we are bringing back Kitty Scully!
Archery, Basket Weaving, Crafts, Garden and Outdoor Charities, ...
Big Raffle in aid of Clare Crusaders our charity of choice
Only €6 per person and Free Parking, see our Visitor Information
The festival is run in partnership with Co Clare Agricultural Show Society at their premises of Ennis showgrounds, just off the M18. Clare Garden Festival is proudly supported by Blarney Castle Gardens, Bord Bia, Clare County Council Environment Section, Clare Topsoil, Ennis Municipal District, Ennis Tidy Towns, Flynn’s Pharmacy, Rowan Tree Cafe Bar and Zest!.
This year celebrating its fifth anniversary, the popular event will feature a large-scale Garden and Food Fair with over 65 stalls from all over Ireland and offers all-day expert garden talks on an accessible stage. In 2016, the second designer show garden supported by Bord Bia will be built by Clare designer Eric McNamara with Castleview Garden Design. A new feature will also be the first large-scale outdoor demo led by Organic garden guru Jim Cronin to take place in the afternoon. The festival will see the continuation of the popular Pop-Up Garden Community competition and a wide range of new stallholders now even occupying the greenfield area from Clare and beyond.
The venue Ennis showgrounds featuring a huge indoor arena as well as outdoor spaces and plenty of parking is conveniently located just off the M18 and in walking distance of the county town of Ennis.
The Mid-West festival for gardeners and novices with talks and demos for all ages and skill levels. Read more in the About Clare Garden Festival Section.
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Your input and feedback is very welcome. If you have any suggestions or feedback for this new festival or would like to comment, please contact Carmen on 087 611 75 38.