The Mid-West Garden Festival - Garden Talks, Demos and Garden & Food Fair

Clare Garden Festival is being held at Ennis showgrounds on the LAST SUNDAY in April, from 11am. Please join us on facebook for regular updates. See our YOUTube video from a previous event.

2019 PopUp Garden Challenge with NEW RULES now open for applications

DETAILS OF OUR 2019 Festival on 28th April will follow shortly, below our festival information from last year...


What's NEW at Clare Garden Festival 2018?Poster CGF2018

- Our Festival Theme this year is 'Gardening for Mental Wellbeing'. Our Expert Talks, Show Garden and Highlight Fringe event will focus around this theme.

- Organic Gardening MASTERCLASS with Jim Cronin, click here for details.

- Over 70 stalls from all over Ireland, featuring 18 new stalls this year. See our stallholder page (updates regularly)

- Our Food Area re-invented with more stalls, more space and more seating. Details to be announced.

- As part of our continued effort to Green our Festival, we will have demonstrations, signage and waste prevention. More details to be announced.


Project Wild thingNature, Gardening and Mental Wellbeing – Film and Expert Talks at glór 

The highlight event of the new Clare Garden Festival Fringe combines the award-winning film Project Wild Thing with expert talks, featuring local Garden expert Brid Hedderman discussing Gardening & Mental Wellbeing, and Marion Burke of Crann Og on the importance of connection with Nature for Young and Old.


Our Highlights for Clare Garden Festival 2018

Over 70 quality plant & food stalls from all over Ireland, see Exhibitor list

Designer Show Garden supported by Bord Bia, see Show Garden page

Community Competition - Community Pop-Up Gardens to view and enjoy

Expert Garden Talks with 5 amazing speakers - For Organic and Ornamental Gardeners!

Hands-on Crafts, Archery, Basket Weaving, Craft stalls, Garden and Outdoor Charities, ...

Big Raffle in aid of Clare Crusaders

Only €6 per person and Free Parking, see our Visitor Information


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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.

Collage of Clare Garden Festival


The festival is run by 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, Gee-up Fertilizer and Rowan Tree Cafe Bar.

This year celebrating its seventh anniversary, the popular event will feature a large-scale Garden and Food Fair with over 70 stalls from all over Ireland and offers all-day expert garden talks on an accessible stage. Clare Garden Festival is a treat for Gardeners and provides a wonderful day out for all the family with great entertainment and sumptuous food.

 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.