From advice on the best way to get to Bord Bia Bloom to ticket queries, browse our frequently asked questions below.
Early bird adult tickets are €25 and concession tickets are €20. Once child can visit Bord Bia Bloom for free with each paying adult.
We cannot guarantee tickets will be available to purchase at the gate and recommend booking in advance.
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.
Yes, children under 16 can visit Bloom for free and there are plenty of activities happening over the course of the weekend. A schedule of events will be available closer to the event.
Yes – they are located beside the Kids Zone near the Green Car Park entrance and to the left of the 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 Kids Zone, 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 one of our complimentary Plant Creches (one located inside the Nursery & Floral Pavilion and the second one is beside Country Crest café) while you experience all that Bord Bia Bloom offers.
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 BUT DRIVERS please note this gate will be closed during the event hours and used for Emergency Access Only.
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 lose something during the event, please go to the Garda Office. A telephone number will be added closer to the time.