It is that time of year again, when Canberra puts on a stunning display of flowers and visitors flock to enjoy displays, entertainment, food and activities.
Floriade is back and popular as ever in its 32nd year. As always, there are a variety of activities throughout the event which runs until October 13.
The weather was perfect for opening day on Saturday, September 14 with the temperature reaching a pleasant 21 degrees.
The free event attracts visitors from all over Australia and overseas with last years event seeing 480,540 people attend over the four weeks.