Floriade, Australia’s biggest celebration of spring, now in its 27th year, returns to Canberra this September. This month long iconic tourism event is the largest floral festival in the Southern hemisphere. Running from the 12th September to the 11th of October 2015, Floriade attracts more than 400,000 local, interstate and international visitors each year.

Canberra comes alive in a stunning array of colour with over one million blooms displayed in themed garden beds in Commonwealth Park on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin. This 30-day celebration has something for everyone, not just gardening buffs. Cooking demonstration, horticultural workshops, gardening tips and recreational activities for kids and families as well as live entertainment ensure that everyone is catered for. One of the best things about Floriade is that this event is free!

No trip to Floriade is complete without experiencing Nightfest. For five nights only from 24th September through to the 28th September, Commonwealth Park transforms into an illuminated wonderland of vibrant colour and stunning lighting designs. Be entertained by live music, comedy and DJ’s, wander around the night markets or simply sit back with a cocktail and soak up the cool vibe. Tickets for Nightfest go on sale early August.

To celebrate the arrival of spring, Canberra Short Term and Holiday Accommodation are offering fantastic savings on your Floriade Accommodation. Simply book your accommodation between now and 31 August 2015 and quote promo code Flower-101 and receive 5% discount off your Accommodation booking. This offer is valid for stays from 12th September – 11 October 2015.

Brilliantly located at the doorstep of Manuka and the fantastic Kingston Foreshore, Canberra Short Term and Holiday Accommodation offers top of the range budget accommodation in one of Canberra’s most sought after areas. Don’t pay the usual expensive hotel prices, come and stay in one of our many spacious units ranging from standard studios through to large 2 bedroom units all offering full cooking facilities, onsite laundry and complimentary Wi-Fi. We are within easy walking distance to public transport stations only a few minutes’ walk away with direct routes to Floriade and most top attractions, the position is absolutely perfect!

With Accommodation at a premium at this time, don’t delay! Book your Floriade Accommodation today. Call us on 02 6260 6613 or book online quoting promo code flower-101.



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