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The 2019 International Rose Garden Festival Morwell

2019 International Rose Garden Festival launching.

By Portal Admin - 3rd November 2019 - Back to News

Tomorrow, Latrobe City Council Mayor, Cr Graeme Middlemiss, fellow Councillors, the Friends of the Rose Garden and AGL will be launching the 2019 International Rose Garden Festival.

The International Rose Garden Festival Morwell takes place over the weekend of the 16-17 November and this year will showcase over 4000 roses in bloom for the event. Visitors to the festival can expect a star-studded line-up with gardening talks from ABC's Gardening Australia host Costa Georgiadis and a live performance from children's favourite, dirtgirl.

The festival now spans 2 days and offers something for all visitors including:

  • A walking tour around 400 rose varieties in amongst the 4,000 in bloom
  • Live music from The Nigellas, Mel Pollard, Sweetlip and the concert and brass bands from Latrobe City
  • Art creations from local street artist, Steve Bechaz and a display of sculptures from local artists including Nicole Allen
  • Local artisan produce and wine from within the region
  • dirtgirl performs the Grubby Bucket Show live
  • An evening light installation - A midsummer night's lights will feature a creative light installation from the talented Tim Newman
  • Glamping options for the weekend traveller staying at ABC Gardening Australia's award winning garden 'Serendipity' only 10 minutes from the Festival

Date: Wednesday 30 October 2019, 11am
Location: Morwell Centenary Rose Garden (Rotunda), 2 Avondale Road Morwell
Parking: Roadside parking available along Avondale Road, Maryvale Crescent, Sinclair Avenue and carpark on Commercial Road


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