Bilpin, known as ‘Land of the Mountain Apple’ is situated less than 90 minutes drive from the centre of Sydney, which makes it a fabulous destination for a day trip or weekend away. Fruit orchards and beautiful gardens thrive in the fertile soil and Bells Line of Road are lined with small fruit and vegetable stalls, restaurants, and eateries.
The 57th Annual Bilpin Flower Show & Spring Fair proudly organised by the Bilpin Garden Club will be held on –
Saturday 7th October from 11am to 4pm
Sunday 8th October from 10am to 3pm
at the Bilpin Hall, 2596 Bells line of Road, Bilpin
The Flower show is expecting over 500 entries and will award prizes for the best of a wonderful array of flowers and foliage from the local cool climate area, such as rhododendrons, azaleas, iris, roses, orchids, maples, waratahs, Australian natives and much more.
Flower arrangements and kitchen produce from the garden are also included as well as special novelty children entries. This year there will be also a children’s activities area
– tons of fun with crazy pots, plants, crafts & face painting.
This event is proudly sponsored by Mount Tomah Botanic gardens who will be on hand to answer all of your horticultural questions and to offer advice.
There will be a monster raffle with more than 25 prizes. Half of the proceeds from the raffle will be awarded to both Schools /groups to help support their environmental programs.
There’s something for everyone with over twenty-five stalls.
– Delicious food & great coffee
– Local wine and cider
– Plants and tools
– Spinning, Weaving, Arts and Crafts from the area
– Chicken breeders on hand to answer all of your “chook” questions and
showcase some unusual breeds
– Second-hand treasures abound.
On Saturday, the glamorous drag queen “Miranda Fair” will delight plus there’ll be musical entertainment from local groups. And the fun continues on Sunday, with Glenn Watson performing.
There are lots for gardeners to see nearby. Mount Tomah Botanical Gardens, is only a few kilometres away and local garden, Wildwood, closely located inn Powells Road, will also be open.
Come and explore Bilpin and enjoy the beauty of the Blue Mountains, the organic produce and family-friendly atmosphere. With so much to see and do, we know you will be back to ‘Visit Bilpin’ over and over again …