Attention garden and culture lovers! Save the date: On May 15, 2024, the 35th Bayerische Landesgartenschau will open its doors in Kirchheim, just a stone's throw from Munich. For 145 days, until 6 October 2024, you can explore the adventure of nature under the motto “Growing together“.
“Growing together connects everything we care about“ is the motto in detail of next year's garden festival. In addition to a large summer fair with sports and games, catering and culture, the organisers of the 35th Bayerische Landesgartenschau also attach great importance to environmental and climate protection. In the newly opened 100,000 square metre Kirchheim city park, around 90 exhibitors will inspire visitors with their ideas for sustainable garden and landscape design.
The fair is easy to reach from Munich by bus or train. It takes less than twenty minutes to get to the Heimstetten suburban railway station (S2) from Munich's Ostbahnhof (Munich East). From there, it is only a few minutes' walk to the south entrance of the Landesgartenschau grounds. Of course, there is also a parking lot for those arriving by car.
Know-how from the pros – renowned gardening and landscaping companies, as well as ministries and authorities will demonstrate how to attractively design the home garden or balcony, regardless of its size. In this context, they will also present plants that are particularly well adapted to climate change.
The entire planting of the horticultural show park is done with an eye to the future, so that it is well prepared for the climatic changes of the coming years. Visitors will have the opportunity to learn more about this concept during guided tours and lectures. In five so-called flower rooms (open pavilions), Bavarian florists will present their skills and rearrange the floral splendour every fortnight, according to the season and the theme of the event.
Children will certainly love to join and spend time in the park's very special playground. Its design was inspired by the Celtic settlers who lived in Kirchheim 4500 years ago. The 3,000 square metre “Keltenwelten“ playground invites kids to explore climbing towers, build with water and sand and conquer palisade walls. Inclusive play equipment will also be provided.
The overall concept of the State Horticultural Show includes a high degree of accessibility. In Kirchheim, special care was taken to ensure that there is a seating area at least every 100 metres. The catering facilities are located directly at the Parksee (park lake) and invite visitors to linger while enjoying the water terraces and lakeside balconies. Guests taking a break at the “Generationenplatz“ square are greeted by roses and colourful perennials, while the “Blütenbar“ flower bar is a relaxing spot to round off the day.
Those who would like to explore the grounds before the opening of the Bayerische Landesgartenschau 2024, are cordially invited to take part in a guided tour of the construction site as part of the Flower Power Festival 2023. During the 90-minute walk across the site, you will learn all about the special structural features of the new park and the planned programme. On Saturday, 23 September, there will be a celebration in Kirchheim from 11 am to 5 pm on the construction site of the horticultural show. Everyone is cordially invited. Admission to the festival is free.
Date Bayerische Landesgartenschau 2024: 15 May to 6 October 2024