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Griffith Spring Fest

When life gives you lemons ... the creatives behind this festival used them to create over 50 sculptures made of citrus fruits.
By Marie-Antoinette Issa
June 09, 2023
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By Marie-Antoinette Issa
June 09, 2023
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Blooming gardens, citrus fruits and delicious local food and wine are on the lineup of the annual Griffith Spring Fest.

Headlining the event — which will run between Sunday, 8 October  and Sunday, 22 October — is the Garden Festival where green thumbs can wander through six delightful landscaped sites, created and nurtured by local gardeners.

If you can make it to the official launch party on Friday 13 October, we highly recommend you do. If for no reason other than to tuck into the super-sized communal paella that will be whipped up on the day (it's served in a very covid-safe and hygienic way, just in case you had concerns).

Other standout activations include over 50 unique citrus sculptures which will line Banna Avenue for two weeks. Made from more than 100,000 locally grown oranges and grapefruit, these displays are proof that when life gives you lemons in Griffith, you transform them into robots, reclining chooks or a giant giraffe.

Griffith Spring Fest

Go old-school and join a guided bus tour, or DIY and discover the best that Griffith has to offer all by yourself. The only non-negotiable is that you squeeze the day. (Sorry). 

Griffith Spring Fest will run from Sunday, 8 October till Sunday, 22 October 2023. For the full event program visit their website.

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