Phu My Hung Spring Flower Festival is one of the biggest spring flower festivals in Ho Chi Minh City. Every year, the festival attracts 1.5 million visitors to walk in the flower streets, enjoy the beautiful flowers, models, countryside scenes, take nice photos, buy flowers for decoration, specialty foods and other products. The flower festival has a flower street along Crescent Lake, a flower market, Tet and specialty food area, street food area
Location: Starlight Bridge or Ton Dat Tien Street, Tan Phu Ward, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City. CLICK HERE to see the location of the flower market on Google Maps. Because the Spring Flower Festival including the flower market is held in a large area around Starlight Bridge so that visitors can set the destination to Starlight Bridge, Crescent Mall or Ton Dat Tien Street which are about 7.5 km from District 1.
Opening days: Phu My Hung Spring Flower Festival usually opens from the 23rd day of the lunar December in the old year to the 5th day of the lunar January in the new year. Flower stores open from the 23rd day to the 29th (or 30th) day of the lunar December in the old year because no one buy flowers after the lunar New Year’s Eve.
Organizer: Phu My Hung Corporation
Phu My Hung Spring Flower Festival (Street) with different themes
Each year, the spring flower festival is designed according to a theme: Rước lộc đồng hoa (Welcome buds flower field), Hoa đồng cỏ nội (Wild flowers wild grass), Mùa gặt, Mùa gặt (Harvest season), Về làng (Return to villages), Sông nước tình xuân (River water spring love), Hoa và Cuộc sống (Flower and Life), Rước lộc đồng hoa (Welcome buds in flower fields).
Phu My Hung Spring Flower Festival usually replicate Vietnam’s countryside with flower fields, rice fields, corn fields, rivers, sampans, fruits, waterwheels, a bamboo monkey bridge, straw stacks, houses made of bamboo, straws and leaves. Phu My Hung Spring Flower Street on Ton Dat Tien Street is a perfect mix of flowers, the countryside, models of animal signs, wishing tree, modern building, luxurious restaurants, coffee shops, apartments, shopping malls, Crescent lake and Starlight bridge.
The main materials include straws, bamboo, wood (coconut wood), flowers (sunflowers, daisies, marigolds, petunias), fruits (bananas, coconuts, mandarins, pineapples), water lilies, rice stalks, sampans.
Wish tree is one of the highlights of Phu My Hung Spring Flower Festival. It is a tall tree on Ton Dat Tien Street, they must built a staircase and a stage so that visitors hang their wish papers on branches using red ribbons. There are many bamboo, wooden, papers models and statues of animal signs. Live statues, Monkey King are happy to take photos with visitors. Balloon artists make kids happy with twisted balloons in different shapes such as animals, flowers, swords, etc.
Ornamental plant contest
Phu My Hung Corporation and Orchid and Ornamental Plant Club in Ho Chi Minh City hold annual Ornamental Plant Contest with tree competition sections: Colorful tropical orchids, Diversity of Plumeria rubra and flowering bonsai trees, Phu My Hung residents’ ornamental flowers. The primary purpose of the contest is to elevate the beauty of flowers and plants in Vietnam. The total prize value is more than VND 150 millions.
Next to the spring flower street is a flower market where to sell and buy a wide range of flowers, trees and plants for Tet festival. There are hundreds of stores and thousands of colorful flowers such as marigold, cockcombs, daisies, apricot blossoms, etc. Roots with beautiful words, plants with colorful leaves, fruits, insect repellent plants, bonsai trees are abundant at the market. Read more…
Street food area
Tens of street food stalls selling Thai, Vietnamese, Chinese, Korean foods in the area of Phu My Hung Spring Flower Festival. The smell of grilled and fried foods spread in the air and make visitors mouth-watering. Milk teas, teas with lemons, peaches, litchi fruits, coffee, orange juice, soft drinks are served at drink stalls. Wooden tables and chairs are arranged around the food stalls so that diners enjoy exotic foods and drinks under green old trees. The most favorite Vietnamese foods include Sapa grilled pork, grilled sticky rice in bamboo tubes and crispy Vietnamese pizzas are worth trying.
What is around Phu My Hung Spring Flower Festival?
Crescent Lake, Starlight Bridge are two must-see attractions in Phu My Hung Residential Area in District 7. Crescent Mall Shopping Mall is one of the top shopping malls in Saigon so that visitors can go there to fill their stomachs at luxurious restaurants, go shopping at fashion stores and the supermarket.