Wildflower Art and Garden Festival


This year’s Wildflower Art and Garden Festival will be held on Sunday 27 August from 9am to 4pm at the Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden, 420 Mona Vale Road, St Ives.

Talks by horticultural experts, native plant sales, wildflower displays, guided walks, local business exhibitors, food and drink stalls, a trackless train for transport, pond dip netting, music and dance by community performers, children’s craft workshops , story-telling  and an Australian wildlife display will all be part of the day’s entertainment.

Entries now open for the Sculpture Walk

After the huge success of the Sculpture Walk as part Ku-ring-gai Council’s Wildflower Art and Garden Festival last year, the environmentally themed walk will be on again.

Entries are invited from artists and sculptors by Friday 28 July.

Prize money of $5000 is on offer for artworks that demonstrate the use of recycled or natural materials.

There are three prizes:

  • $3000 for first
  • $1500 for second
  • and $500 for third.

Winners will be announced on the day of the Festival.

Sculpture Walk entry form (pdf. 89KB)

Terms and conditions of entry (pdf. 75KB)

Additionally artists will be encouraged to paint ‘en plein air’ and the event will host a variety of art and craft stalls in the Artisan’s Market, also at the Festival.

Stallholder and performer applications

Artists, potential performers and stallholders with products relating to the environment, gardening, recreation, family, arts and crafts, the outdoors or community are invited to apply to be part of this year’s Festival.

Community performer information kit (pdf. 287KB)

Stall application form (pdf. 66KB)

Vendor agreement (pdf. 36KB)

Applications for stallholders and performers close Friday 21 July.

Contact us

If you have any questions please contact the Wildflower Garden office wildflowergarden@kmc.nsw.gov.au or  phone 9424 0354.