FAQs

From advice on the best way to get to Bord Bia Bloom to ticket queries, browse our frequently asked questions below.

Bord Bia Bloom starts at 9am and finishes at 6pm on each day from Thursday May 30th to Monday June 3rd.

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Ticket prices for Bord Bia Bloom 2024:

Standard Tickets (Including Booking Fee)

Adult – €30.00
Concession – €25.00
Child (12 and under) – €0.00*
Additional Child – €5.00

* Two children aged 12 and under go free with each adult ticket. Each additional child is €5.

A concession ticket is available for senior citizens from 66 + and students. ID in both cases will be required.

Some tickets will be available at the gate, but we cannot guarantee that tickets will be available on popular days and therefore we recommend booking in advance.

Tickets are valid for one day only – please ensure you select the correct date when purchasing as tickets are not transferable.

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In line with our ticket selling partners’ policy, we cannot offer an exchange or refund on tickets.

Parking at Bloom costs €10 per day, parking passes can be purchased via Ticketmaster when purchasing your Bloom ticket.

Yes, at both entrances.

A number of courtesy shuttle buses will be running on a loop from Park Gate Street to Bord Bia Bloom and back from 8.30am to 7.00 pm daily.

People with a disability should purchase adult or concession (66+ years and student) tickets as normal, but if they require a carer, then this carer can accompany them for free.

The carer ( with carer’s ID)  can collect a free ticket at the entrance, on the day of their visit.

Yes, you will soon be able to view and download our event map for 2024.

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Yes, children 12 and under can visit Bord Bia Bloom for free and there is a Budding Bloomers area for children where there are plenty of activities happening over the course of the weekend. A schedule of events can be viewed here. Free entry is for two children per paying adult, with each additional child’s ticket costing €5.

Yes – they are located beside the Budding Bloomers area near the Green Car Park entrance and to the left of the Quality Kitchen Stage in The Food Village.

If you need to leave the event at some stage and intend on returning the same day, please ask the gate stewards to stamp your hand on departure. Without this stamp you may not regain access to the event free of charge.

We have a First Aid Centre located beside the Organisers & Garda Offices at the centre of the Show and this is marked on all our floorplans.

No, you are not permitted to stay in the Phoenix Park overnight. There are multiple hotels nearby for those wishing to organize accommodation.

No dogs except for Guide/Assistant Dogs are permitted at Bord Bia Bloom. Bord Bia Bloom does not permit patrons to keep animals in vehicles in car parks due to the dangers of heat exhaustion.

Wi-Fi: There are Wi-Fi Hotspots located across the showgrounds.

Water Points: There will be free waterpoints for water bottle refills located at the entrances to the event, the showgardens, the Budding Bloomers area, the picnic area and in the Food Village.

Plant Creche: Don’t worry about carrying plants around all day at Bord Bia Bloom, leave them at our complimentary Plant Creche located in between the Organisers Office and Country Crest café while you experience all that Bord Bia Bloom offers.

We run a “wheelbarrow taxi service” to help people get their purchased plants back to their car, in the Red or Green car park.

Pedestrians can take a direct route to Bord Bia Bloom from either the Main Gate (Parkgate Street) or the Castleknock Gate via the main road Chesterfield Avenue. Please note it takes approx. 20 minutes to walk from either gate to the Bord Bia Bloom Event. Pedestrians can also gain access through the Ashtown Gate.

Yes, there will be ATMs at Bord Bia Bloom, however please be aware there may be queues. They are located beside the Garda Office and Medical Centre.

If you have lost something during the event, please email finglas.property@garda.ie.