Flower Show at Lalbagh on Independence Day 2024 | A Complete Guide for You!

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The Independence Day Lalbagh Flower Show 2024 will be held between 09 Aug 24 till 19 Aug 24. Are you planning a visit it? We will provide all the details to make your visit colourful and memorable! 

The flower show at Lalbagh is colourful and beautiful and not to be missed. 

Here is a detailed guide on how to plan your visit to the Flower Show at Lalbagh during the Independence day week of 2024. We will also answer frequently asked questions at the end of this article.

The Flower Show at Lalbagh is held twice a year on the occasion of Republic Day and Independence Day.

The Lalbagh Botanical Garden will be a riot of colours during these two months. Apart from the display of dazzling varieties of flowers inside the Glasshouse of Lalbagh Botanical Garden, you will be able to see varieties of flowers in different parts of the garden.

The dates of the Independence Day Lalbagh Flower Show 2024 are from 09 Aug 2024 to 19 Aug 2024. The theme for the show will be ” Life & Times of Bharat Ratna Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar”.

Here are a few glimpses of the Republic day flower show 2024 we caught during our morning walk on 19 Jan 24! The theme for this edition was ” Philosopher, Poet and Saint Basavanna and Vachana Literature”

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Saint Basavanna and Anubhava Mantapa in the background
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A memorial for Basavanna at Kudala Sangama
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A Vachana concert
Different Vachanakaras or saints/followers of Basavanna
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This is a lovely installation. The selfie point of the show!
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Ixoras and Chrysanthemums

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Please don’t forget to read important tips and answers to FAQs after pictures which will help you plan and have a memorable experience! 

We were there on the morning of 05 Aug 23 and here are a few snapshots of the Independence Day flower show in Aug 2023!

The main attraction of the Independence Day flower show in Lalbagh 2023 was the Vidhana Soudha!! 
Lalbagh Flower Show Independence day 2023
Lalbagh Flower Show Independence day 2023
Lalbagh Flower Show Independence day 2023
Lalbagh Flower Show Independence day 2023
Lalbagh Flower Show Independence day 2023
Lalbagh Flower Show Independence day 2023
Lalbagh Flower Show Independence day 2023
Lalbagh Flower Show Independence day 2023
Lalbagh Flower Show

Here are a few pictures from the Republic Day flower show 2023 to inspire you!

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lalbagh flower show

Here are a few pictures from the Independence Day flower show at Lalbagh in August 2022 which was dedicated to beloved actor and icon Dr Puneet Rajkumar who passed away last year and Kannada Cultural Icon And his father Dr Rajkumar. We were there on the morning of 12 Aug 22.

Here are a few pics to inspire you!

Some snapshots of Flower Show 2020 on Republic Day to inspire you once again!! – Theme Swami Vivekananda

Please take a look at some snapshots of the flower show in August 2019! Courtesy Mr Vinoth Kumar.

Here are a few themes from previous shows

1 Saluting the heroes of our Armed Forces

The Amar Jawan Jyoti under the India Gate War Memorial recreated

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The Siachen region is beautifully created with helicopters and jawans climbing the snow-clad mountains.

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BSF patrolling on camels….

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The other pictures of the Lalbagh flower show

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The Vertical Gardens…..

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2) Commemorating 85 years of cinema

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Other flower arrangements….

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Important Tips

  1. The Independence Day Flower Show at Lalbagh 2024 is likely to start on 06 Aug 24 till 16 Aug 2024. The best time to visit is early in the morning.
  2. The show opens at 7 AM. Go for a nice walk/run in the morning. Carry cash if you are planning to go at 7 AM as the ticket will be sold near the glasshouse not at the counters near the gates. Fortunately, they also have an option for digital payments. Visit the flower show when there is less crowd. Have breakfast in MTR.
  3. Weekdays are ideal days to visit the flower show. Take a day off and take your family. They will love it. If you are planning on the weekend or on Jan 26, be aware of facing heavy crowds and long queues.
  4. Parking will be a major challenge as well. Using cabs is a good idea.
  5. The best way to reach Lalbagh Botanical Garden Flower Show is via the Metro. Travel by Green Line towards Yelachenahalli and get down at Lalbagh station.
  6. Getting down at all gates involves a bit of walking to Glasshouse where the show is. Electric buggies are available for senior citizens/Differently abled for a payment of Rs 100 per head which will take you to Glass House.
  7. Car parking will be at Shantinagar Bus Stand, (the closest entry point will be the North gate on Double Road) the BBMP car park on JC Road (the closest entry gate is the main gate near MTR on Lalbagh Road) and next to HOPCOMS. (The closest entry gate is the North gate on Double Road) For two-wheelers at Al-Ameen College ( ENTRANCE FROM MAIN GATE) and HOPCOMS premises near Double Road Gate. Pedestrians can enter the flower show from any of the 4 gates.
  8. The entry fee for adults is priced at INR. 80 on weekdays and Rs 100 on weekends. The entry fee for children is Rs 30. Schoolchildren wearing school uniforms will have free entry. Soon, Lalbagh is introducing a QR code-based online reservation of tickets for this event. We will hear more about it in a day or two.
  9.  You can see the flower show from 7 AM. You need to buy tickets at Glass House for that. There is no need for a ticket to enter the garden at the gates before 9 AM. This is to help hundreds of people who come for a morning walk. After 9 AM, everyone who wants to enter Lalbagh during flower show days has to buy tickets at counters near the gate. Carry correct change.
  10. The entry of private vehicles has been banned into Lalbagh by The Horticulture Department on show dates.
  11. Lalbagh flower show Timings: 7 am to 7 pm
  12. Since the Independence Day flower show will be during the rainy season, pls carry an umbrella with you.
  13. You can buy plants and seeds at various stalls near Glasshouse. The stall of Indo-American Hybrid Seeds has an excellent Orchid collection.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What time is the Independence Day flower show in Lalbagh 2024? – The timings of the flower show at Lalbagh is from 7 AM to 7 PM. It opens at 7 AM to help people who want to visit early.
  2. How much is the Independence Day Lalbagh Flower Show ticket 2024? – The tickets for the Independence Day flower show at Lalbagh 2023 are Rs 70 for adults on Weekdays ( Rs 80 on Weekends) and Rs 30 for children.

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The Flower Show at Lalbagh is a not to be missed show if you are in Bangalore during the second week of August. It is a very refreshing experience! 

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