Thank you to our 2019 gardeners and visitors we are looking forward to seeing you during our 2020 garden festival!

Mitre 10 - Flora and Fauna

Join us for a night of celebration at this year’s garden gala event of the festival - the Mitre 10 - Flora and Fauna.

Bring together your group of friends for this stunning event and swathe yourselves in beautiful floral ensembles for an evening of dancing, entertainment and fun. Expect an exquisite cocktail on arrival to start from the notable Cardrona Distillery, alongside gorgeous canapés served throughout the evening. Fancy feet, faux fur, floral fashion and of course your flower crown are a must for this garden gala. This luxurious botanical inspired event is sure to be the highlight of your festival calendar!


Flora and fauna

Dress Code:

Flower crowns, floral fashion, botanical inspired luxe


Prizes for Outstanding Costume, Outstanding Headwear, and Outstanding Couple

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Flower Crown Workshop

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Luncheon en Blanc

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