Bloom 2017

6 June 17

The Office of Public Works (OPW) was delighted to yet again partner with Bloom in the Park in the Phoenix Park.

A record 120,000 people attended this year's event over five days. This year’s show featured 22 exquisite show gardens, 13 postcard gardens and 33 nursery displays.

This is Bloom's and our 11th year to host this event at the OPW managed Phoenix Park.

The Phoenix Park at 707 hectares (1752 acres), is a historic landscape of international importance and one of the largest designed landscapes in any European city.  It was originally established as a Royal deer park in the 17th century. Over two thousand sporting and recreational events take place annually in the Park. Organised sporting events are an important feature of the Park. These include:- national and international athletics including duathlons, triathlons, cross-country events, cycling events and community sports days. Many community groups avail of the park and hold various sports day and community days.

For more information on the Phoenix Park please visit www.phoenixpark.ie, find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.

Below are a selection of images from this year's event from our Flickr channel.

Bloom 2017