Image courtesy of Kings Park Botanic Garden
Kings Park Festival’s 50th birthday is in 2013. This year’s festivities will be bigger than over.
Start: 8am, Sunday, 1st September
End: 5pm, Monday, 30th September
Where: Kings park and Botanic Garden – West Perth
Celebrate Kings Park Festival’s 50th birthday with King’s this September and see the planet’s most stunning wildflowers in full bloom. The 2013 Kings Park Festival will feature an extensive calendar of events and activities the whole family will enjoy. Events will last for a whole month!
There will be live music every Sunday on Santos Live Sundays, family fun days, wildflower walks, art exhibitions and much more. This will bring together the best of Western Australia in one of the world’s most spectacular parks. Most events are free and there is something to suit people of all ages. Plenty of free activities for kids await. Learn about native plants and gardening.
You can find more information on the 2013 program on the Kings Park website or follow them on Facebook for the latest Kings Park Festival news.
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Here are some activities that await.
This will be held at the Main Stage in Kings Park. Talk a walk down memory lane with a collection of iconic posters from the past 50 years at 50 Years of Flower Power. Presented by The West Australian. Must see for history buffs. Will include key events from 1960s to today.
‘Yarn bomb’ the Foundation Stone to celebrate the 50th birthday of Kings Park Festival. See Kings Park at its brightest. The special Foundation Stone, which marks the opening of the Botanic Garden, will have a colourful makeover. Want to donate yarn or knited squares?
Outside Aspects of Kings Park, you can embark on free guided wildflower walks 3 times a day. Guided talks last 60 to 90 minutes.
At 10am and 2pm, go on the Wilderness and Wildflowers walk. View the bush in the spring. Walk along the Bushland Nature Trail and discover the secrest of Kings Park bushland. Wheelchair accessibility available.
At 12pm, join the WA Botanic Garden walk. Travel around the State without leaving the Botanic Garden. Explore the unique Western Australian diverse flora.
This will take place outside Aspects of Kings Park. See the amazing ‘Turf Tattoo’ by Pallet Media on the lawn outside Aspects of Kings Park Gallery Shop. Identify some of Western Australia’s amazing wildflowers in the design. Fun for children and adults alike.