Dalat Flower Festival is a unique festival event held in Dalat city, Lam Dong province, Vietnam. It is an opportunity to showcase exhibitions on flowers locally as well as from many regions nationwide and neighboring countries. Not only attracting visitors, the festival is also a meaningful activity honoring values of flowers and flower industry to promote and attract investment. On this important occasion, Dalat will be specially decorated brightly than ever with colorful flowers of plateau city. Hundreds of beautiful miniature landscapes, flower baskets, ornamental plants will be scientifically arranged around key of attraction points and main streets including Xuan Huong Lake, Prenn Falls, Le Dai Hanh Flower Street - Ong Dao bridge.
The program will be rooms of many marvelous activities, namely exhibitions on unique mementos of Dalat, Vietnam - Asia – Dalat tourism fair, costumes of Central Highland indigenous peoples, Carnival, brocade art festivals, excellent dance music, laser light performances, artistic fireworks, Christmas-Eve festival with many fun activities and fascinating entertainments such as Christmas tree decoration, loving dances, perfect couples, or receiving gifts from Santa Claus...The festival in national stature marks an important step of formation and development in Dalat in general and Dalat tourism in particular.
Over many times of organizations, Dalat Flower Festival gradually demonstrated its role as one of the most unique and dramatic Vietnam festivals. The Flower Festival was first held on 10 – 18 December 2005 impressed with performances of more than 160 kinds of dazzling flower floats, lavish performing art programs and splendid fireworks display. The first festival got unexpected success when attracting more than 80,000 domestic and foreign visitors.
The second Dalat Flower Festival 2007 was held with the theme “Integration and promotion of Dalat flowers”. Success of this festival is enrolling 8 new records in the Vietnam record book - Vietkings.
Next, on the occasion of Thang Long – Hanoi 1000th anniversary, 3rd Dalat Flower Festival was held from 01 – 04 January 2010. The colorful space, shimmering and brilliant flower paths attracted any demanding visitors. Also, in this occasion, Dalat has officially welcomed the decision of Prime Minister on recognizing Dalat as the first city of flower festival in Vietnam.
The 4th Festival 2012 was held with the theme “Dalat – the City of Flower”. The festival impressed by showcasing programs, parades, flower market, flower Culinary Festival, and scientific conferences...
The 5th Dalat Flower Festival 2014 introduced visitors the most renowned flowers of the cold country. “Night of converging Dalat Flower” would be a major rendezvous with performances of flower fashion, flower carnival, street parade, and flowery bicycles, exhibition of unique temperate flower species of Dalat... This is also the 120th anniversary celebration of the founding of Dalat city.
Dalat Flower Festival will be an opportunity for flower growers to meet and interact with flower lovers, flower businesses and flower researches; simultaneously, attract investment for economic and social development, protect environmental landscapes, and promote national cultural identity, elegance, gentleness and hospitality of Dalat people.