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Summer festival "The Enchanted Garden" Sunday, July 1, 2018 - Friday, August 31, 2018, daily, 8:30 -22:00

For the Summer Festival 2018, the British artist Simon Costin is creating a fairy-tale setting made of flowers and blossoms from July 1 to August 31. Visitors can enjoy an “enchanted garden” filled with magic and wonder extending all the way inside the Giant.

Talking plants, shrunken garden houses, and giant gnomes

A paradise, out of joint and reminiscent of Alice in Wonderland, tells unconventional garden stories that offer both children and adults alike interactive experiences.

Extended opening hours, daily from 08:30 to 22:00.
Evening tickets available from 18:00 onwards.

>> Get your ticket online

Summer festival “Enchanted garden”
© “Flowers”: Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Program

On your tour through the Enchanted Garden, you will discover many magical places:

OUTSIDE THE GIANT

  • flower corridor into the enchanted garden world
  • spectacular water play under the Crystal Cloud (every 15 minutes)
  • "Flower Pavilion" with curious and amusing floral photo spots
  • miniature greenhouses
  • larger-than-life giant gnome named Oberon in the center of the maze, along with many small garden gnomes.
  • "Wishing Tree", which is hung with the personal wishes of the visitors
Water play at Swarovski Crystal Worlds
every 15 minutes: spectacular water play
Costumes of Simon Costin at Swarovski Crystal Worlds

INSIDE THE GIANT

  • oversized flower arrangements
  • romantically transfigured costume creations
  • for experimental guests:
    photographs with floral arrangements on your head
    - create the sound of plants through interaction with the Flower Orchestra

CULINARY DELIGHTS

  • from violet ice cream to flower hot dogs
  • lovingly arranged picnic baskets enchanting hours, in the garden are guaranteed (please order your picnic basket one day in advance)
Flower installation at Swarovski Crystal Worlds


“When I close my eyes, I see hundreds of different shades of color; the beauty of plants and
flowers is a lavish feast for the senses. And gardens give people the chance to collect themselves and
dream a little”

Simon Costin

From August 1 to 31 2018 Open-Air Cinema