Singapore Garden Festival 2016 returns as the most extensive edition ever (23-31 July 2016)
Organised by the National Parks Board (NParks) and Gardens by the Bay, the nine-day Singapore Garden Festival 2016 is the largest show to-date, spanning across 9.7 hectares. You will be treated to a visual fiesta of more than 70 exquisite garden and floral displays stretching across Bayfront Plaza, The Meadow and the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay.
Key highlights of the Festival
Landscape and Fantasy Gardens
Be enthralled by the beauty and magic of the ultimate landscape and fantasy gardens created by renowned local and international gardening luminaries.
Floral Windows to the World
Be enchanted by an exquisite showcase of beautiful flowers, creatively and delicately designed by celebrated local and international floral designers.
Orchid Extravaganza at Flower Dome
Embark on an unforgettable journey into the vibrant, diverse and colourful world of the region’s most exquisite orchids; a stunning display of some 12,000 orchid plants awaits.
Marvel at the stunning displays and be inspired to transform your own balcony into a magical and enchanted garden retreat.
Celebrations! Floral Table Series
Be mesmerised by the magical floral creations and learn how you can bring you table floral arrangements to life.
A Vibrant Marketplace
A non-ticketed outside Bayfront MRT area with over 100 booths offering food and beverages, plants, gardening and landscape products and services, and arts and crafts for sale.
SGF Rocks! – Free Nightly Performances
As night falls, catch performances by popular and upcoming local artistes Gentle Bones, 53A, Jack & Rai, Jive Talkin’, Lorong Boys, ShiLi & Adi, Shirlyn & The UnXpected, and many more! Enjoy music of different genres including R&B, pop and rock, at the Alfresco Stage in the Marketplace (free admission), and the Meadow Stage.
Singapore Garden Festival 2016 Photography Competitions
“Tropical Floral Wonderland” Photography Competition
Capture the perfect scene at the Festival that aptly tells the theme of “Tropical Floral Wonderland”, and submit the photo to [email protected] by 1 August 2016. Twenty photos will be selected by a judging panel and uploaded on Singapore Garden Festival’s Facebook page for voting.
1st Prize: Nikon D750 Kit Set
2nd Prize: Nikon D7200 (18-105mm) Kit Set
3rd Prize: Nikon D5500 (18-55mm) Kit Set
#sggardenfest Photo Contest
In addition, you can also snap and post on social media with your phone for a chance to win Nikon COOLPIX S7000 cameras. Just capture a photo at the Singapore Garden Festival 2016 and post on Instagram with hashtag #sggardenfest, or upload the photo on the contest application via Singapore Garden Festival’s Facebook page. All submissions must be made by 1 August 2016.
Tickets include admission to the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay from 23 – 31 July 2016.
If you haven’t bought your tickets yet, you can get them online now.
*Singapore citizens, permanent residents and those living in Singapore, including holders of employment passes, work permits or dependent passes. Proof of residency may be required when purchasing tickets or upon entry.
Getting to Singapore Garden Festival 2016
18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
By MRT & Bus
Via the Circle Line or Downtown Line:
- Alight at Bayfront MRT Station (CE1/DT16)
- Take Exit B and follow the underground link way
- Exit and cross the Dragonfly Bridge or Meadow Bridge into Gardens by the Bay
Via the North South / Circle Line:
- Alight at Marina Bay MRT Station (NS27/CE2)
- Take Exit B and head towards bus stop 03531 located at Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 3, Central Boulevard before Marina Way
- Hop onto bus service 400 and alight at bus stop 03371 along Marina Gardens Drive
Show Opening Hours: 10am to 10pm daily
Conservatories Opening Hours: 9am – 10pm daily
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