Bundesgartenschau Heilbronn 2019 - Life in bloom

BUGA - Life in bloom

 
 
 

173 DAYS. EACH MORE BEAUTIFUL THAN THE LAST.

The BUGA Heilbronn 2019 is looking forward to celebrating life in bloom together with you. Your BUGA season ticket transforms the site grounds, which are filled with an ocean of flowers and urban visions, into a completely personal experience for you to enjoy.

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APRIL 17 – OCTOBER 6, 2019, EVERY DAY FROM 9AM
With a season ticket, summer is 173 days long. The BUGA festival offers:

• inspiring garden experiences spanning an area of 40 hectares
• impressive water landscapes on the Neckar riverbank, astonishing water shows, and the MS experimenta
• exhilating perspectives of green urban life
• futuristic bionic pavilions driven by nature
• numerous diverse events
• gourmet moments with regional delicacies
• opportunity to talk directly with gardeners and florists
• contagious fun on Heilbronn's biggest playground
• regional connections "Made in Heilbronn-Franconia"
• green diversity in the In-Between Land with 18 garden spaces and many constantly evolving gardens
• fascinating impressions of the theme "Transformation of a City Landscape" with 24 artistic works

 
art installations at BUGA Heilbronn 2019

THE CITY IS GROWING. INTO THE FUTURE.

Integrated into a garden show for the first time, the city exhibition is sowing the seeds for a new city district in Heilbronn.
The city exhibition offers:

• architectural impressions of 23 new buildings, including the tallest wooden skyscraper in Germany
•gripping insights into the use of innovative
• materials striking presentations across a total of 14 exhibition spaces - uniting city, nature, and future
• urban visions of inclusive and cross-generational living in a colourful district, starting right now during the BUGA festival
• staggering encounters with an autonomously driven parcel delivery vehicle
• a lively diversity throughout the open-access inner courtyards
• Heilbronn in motion – dive right into the dynamics of the city at the Heilbronn Forum

 
The city is growing, Bundesgartenschau Heilbronn 2019
 

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW. FOR YOUR VISIT.

ORIENTATION
You can find answers to any questions at the central information points and from our information team. Signs will guide you through the BUGA, to the entrances, exits, and parking.

TOURS
You are welcome to join one of our public tours (limited availability - meet at Innenstadt entrance on the site map, 9 Euro per person) of the BUGA grounds. Public tours are held every day at 11am, with additional tours at 2pm on weekends and public holidays.
Group tours are avaiable in several formats and can be booked with Tourist Info Heilbronn (Kaiserstraße 17, telephone 07131 562270, [email protected]) for 69 Euro.

ACCESSIBILITY

Almost every area of the exhibition grounds is acces-sible for people with impairments. Parking, information points, toilets, and gastronomy are all accessible. More information is available in our special information leaflet on inclusion.

 
Blooming flowers at Bundesgartenschau Heilbronn 2019

EXPERIMENTA – THE SCIENCE CENTRE
A unique world of knowledge and experience stretching over 25,000 square meters offers around 275 interactive exhibitions, four creative studios, and nine laboratories to our visitors, as well as an observatory and an extraordinary science dome with spectacular science shows. Welcome to the new experimenta, directly adja-cent to the BUGA Heilbronn 2019.

MOBILITY ASSISTANCE
Wheelchairs, walking frames, Ellos (electric walking framed) and handcarts are available for hire against a deposit at the Innenstadt and Wohlgelegen entrances, provided by the Association of Friends of the BUGA.

SHUTTLE

Discover the BUGA from the Alt-Neckar - our shuttle boat stops at the campus park, the old shipyard, and the harbour square.
Our shuttle bus travels back and forth between the two main entrances and parking.

DOGS

Dogs are not allowed on any of the BUGA grounds (except for assistance dogs and pets owned by exhibi-tion residents). Services to look after your four-legged friends are available at the Wohlgelegen entrance (up-to-date vaccination certificate required).

 
experimenta - Science Center in Heilbronn
 

 
ADMISSION PRICES. LIFE IN BLOOM.

Every day an experience. Exhibitions, sports activities, events, and much more, all included.

Tickets can also be purchased online at www.buga2019.de/Eintrittspreise, and in branches of the Kreissparkasse Heilbronn and the Heilbronner Stimme, as well as from regional tourist information offices.
Please note, that children need an Entrance ticket to enter the premises. It is possible to receive an experimenta-Special for 4,00€ if you have a valid BUGA-ticket, which enables you to enjoy the BUGA-Show in the spectacular Science Dome and the unique view of the BUGA-premises from the Rooftop.
All prices are gross prices and include 7% VAT.
Advance booking prices are valid until 16/04/2019.
Season tickets are sold to individuals and are non-transferable. All BUGA admission ticket holders can use the shuttle bus between the entrances and the shuttle boat on our grounds. Visitors to the BUGA Heilbronn 2019 must acknowledge the visitor regulations of the Bundesgartenschau Heilbronn 2019 GmbH. These regulations can be viewed online at www. buga2019.de and are displayed at the entrance areas.

 
FLOWERING. SEEING. FOR ALL THE SENSES.

A COLOURFUL VARIETY OF FLOWER SHOWS:
The budding life of the BUGA flower exhibition shows up in unexpected places. The old cargo warehouse marks the first step of your fantastic journey into worlds packed with flowers, a haven of diversity.
23 constantly evolving flower exhibitions with various themes offer a true experience for the senses. Dive right into the colours, aromas, and picturesque composition of artistry, gardening, and floristry. This is also where you can find the "Market Hall" restaurant and the innovative pflanzBAR, exploring a new symbiosis between regional gardeners and gastronomy.

 
ONE FESTIVAL. THOUSANDS OF HIGHLIGHTS.

Discover a summer-long festival with more than 5,000 events - a bright bouquet of music, art, culture, information, sports, and action for every palate.

MUSIC LOVERS will swoon over our top-rate concerts by regional bands and well-known stars, ranging from jazz to classical.

CULTURE FANS
can participate in the regular events organized by regional actors around the theme "We're coming back" and experience a diverse range of clubs, associations, regional artists, and well-known stars.

FUTURE-ORIENTATED VISITORS
will discover exciting news about topics such as innovative building materi-als and mobility on demand (autonomous driving).

SPORTS ENTHUSIASTS
can be active on the beach volleyball field, the climbing rocks, the playing fields, and the regular "Sports in the Park" activities until their hearts' content.

KIDS
will find countless activities, workshops, imagina-tive playgrounds, and an exciting holiday programme.

ART AMATEURS
can enjoy a selection of artistic works.

RECREATION-SEEKERS AND EXPLORERS
can discover unique water shows, quiet corners, and heavenly open spaces.

 
 

 

BUGA. GETTING THERE EASILY.

Free transportation for visitors with day or 2-day tickets (single travellers and groups). Season ticket holders travel at half the price of a single ticket (within the areas served by the HNV and peripheral regions served by Kreisverkehr Schwäbisch Hall)

REGIONAL AND LOCAL TRANSPORTATION BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG
• Tickets to and from BUGA Heilbronn 2019 including admission for only €30.00 per person. Each ticket holder can bring their own children and/or grandchildren under 15 years free of charge.

Conditions and directions at: buga2019.de/anreise

OPENING HOURS:
• April 17 – October 6, 2019 - 173 days
• Ticket office hours: 9am–6:30pm
• Admission: 9am-7pm
• For evening events
Ticket office hours: until start of event, Admission: until 30 minutes after start of event
(see the event calendar at buga2019.de/Veranstaltungen)

 
View on water and hills at BUGA Heilbronn 2019

QUESTIONS?

Contact us. We are happy to help and answer your questions!

Bundesgartenschau Heilbronn 2019 GmbH
Edisonstraße 25 · 74076 Heilbronn

phone: +49 7131 2019
mail: [email protected]