Floriade 2018

Floriade, the iconic Canberra event and Australia's biggest celebration of spring, is back this year from Saturday 15 September until 14 October 2018.   

Along with the celebration of spring, this year Floriade is also celebrating the best of Pop Culture. There will be an impressive array of retro-inspired flowerbeds and a festival program brimming with live music, horticultural displays and unmissable entertainment. 

Floriade NightFest

The illuminated wonderland that is Floriade NightFest is back in 2018 for five nights of entertainment, food, and more from Wednesday 26 September until Sunday 30 September.

For more information on the program of events and to book tickets, please visit the Floriade website: https://floriadeaustralia.com/nightfest/ 

Floriade open hours: 

Open daily from 9.30am – 5.30pm, weather permitting. Last entry to the event is 30 minutes before closing.

How to get to Floriade: 


Floriade is a pleasant walk from the city centre. One of a Kind Apartments is a short 5-10 minute drive to the city centre, or 25-30 minute walk. The Canberra Centre to Floriade via Allara St and across Parkes Way overpass will get you to the Parkes Way Entry in approximately 10-15 minutes. Walking from the Commonwealth Ave bus stop near Albert St will get you to the Regatta Point Entry in approximately 5 minutes.

Park along Constitution Ave and walk to the Nerang Pool Entry via the underpass in approximately 5-10 minutes.


For your convenience, bicycle racks provided by Pedal Power are located at the Parkes Way and Regatta Point Entry to Floriade. One of a Kind Apartment has free bicycles available for guests to use. This is subject to availability as there are limited numbers of bicycles. 


For the duration of Floriade (Saturday 17 September to 16 October) ACTION Buses will be operating a free shuttle bus from various Canberra city locations to Floriade. The shuttle will be running 7 days a week, 9am-5pm, and will be working in 45 minute rotations. To get to the city from One of a Kind Apartments, you could walk (25-30 minutes), ride (10 minutes), drive (5 minutes), or walk to northbourne and catch a bus (20 minutes, new bus every 10 minutes). 

For more information on the shuttle bus timetable and bus stop locations, please visit the Floriade website.

Celebrate Spring at One of a Kind Apartments with the Floraide package

Your package includes two or three nights in either a one-bedroom apartment or two-bedroom terrace apartments, a fresh breakfast hamper for all guests to enjoy, a 12pm late check-out, FREE parking and FREE Wi-Fi. 

For bookings between: 25 August, 2018 to 14 October, 2018
and stays between: 15 September, 2018 to 14 October, 2018

If you haven't already, book your One of a Kind Floriade accommodation now!