about the show
A few facts about the Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show
The Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show (MIFGS) is an established national "Hallmark Event", renowned for attracting record visitor crowds.
The Show attracts quality and leading edge floral and landscape designers.
The venue, the Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens, is unique and second to none in its ambiance, which sets the event apart from anything else in the country.
The event has the support and participation of key industry bodies including NGIV, Flowers Victoria, the LIAV and AILA, plus active participation from leading Horticultural colleges and universities throughout Victoria and Australia.
Hallmark Event Status
The Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show has been recognised by Tourism Victoria as one of the State’s feature ‘Hallmark’ events and is promoted extensively throughout Victoria, Australia and overseas. It joins with other hallmark events such as the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, the Australian Grand Prix, the Melbourne Cup Carnival and the Australian Open Tennis, as a significant tourism draw card for our State.
This major ‘Hallmark’ event continues to attract large numbers of local and international visitors to Melbourne to see the very best of what Melbourne’s mild Autumn has to offer.