Where To See Brisbane's Jacaranda Trees In Full Bloom

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Blooming each year in October and November, Brisbane’s jacaranda trees brighten up parks, streets and back yards all over the city. Sprouting their purple flowers and littering the ground with colourful confetti — it’s a great time of year to get out and about and take in these natural wonders before the sweltering summer heat really hits. Check out our list of where to see Brisbane's jacaranda trees in full bloom this year. 

Goodna Jacaranda Festival

Held at the Evan Margison Oval from the 25th — 27th October 201, the Goodna Jacaranda Festival has been an annual event since the ‘60s. Bringing the community together for live music, food trucks, fireworks and even a Battle of the Bands competition on Saturday night. 

Kangaroo Point

Lining the riverside between the Medley Cafe and Dockside Ferry Terminal you will find some of Brisbane’s best jacaranda trees blooming away. 

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Mount Coot-tha Botanic Gardens

Boasting not only jacarandas but a whole array of trees and plants, from bonsais to palms, the Mount Coot-tha Botanic Gardens is a great day out for the family. 

Roma Street Parklands

You will have seen the iconic purple jacaranda, but did you know these majestic trees also come in white? There is a whole pathway of the white variety in Brisbane’s Roma Street Parklands known as “White Jacaranda Avenue”, located in the upper parkland near the playground. 

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Jacaranda Park

Named after the vibrant purple trees, this park located on Brisbane’s southside in Yeronga is one not to miss if you are on the hunt for jacarandas.

Brisbane City Botanic Gardens

Jacarandas have been planted in the Brisbane City Botanic Gardens since the 1860s. They are spread throughout the gardens and make the perfect backdrop for a picnic in the spring sunshine. 

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