Growing Green Cities



Appealing cities. Safe and healthy.


Floriade’s theme Growing Green Cities presents the creative, green, sustainable solutions required to make this a reality. This theme is more important than ever. By 2050, some 68% of the global population will live in cities on a mere 2% of the earth’s surface area.*


Together with our participants and sponsors we aim to inspire visitors to live greener, healthier lives.

We will do so using four sub-themes:

  • Greening the City: more greenery
  • Feeding the City: improved food supplies
  • Healthying the City: more conscious living
  • Energising the City: smarter energy supplies

Greening the City

Immerse yourself in greenery

Green cities are liveable cities. But how do you make built-up cities greener? Immerse yourself in the arboretum’s greenery: a living catalogue of trees and plants. Every species has a demonstrable role it could play in the cities of the future. A great place for your organisation to share its knowledge.

Feeding the City

Sustainable food production for and by cities

Food production is no longer the countryside’s prerogative. It is our pleasure, together with our participants and sponsors, to present solutions in the field of experimental agriculture and horticulture, urban agriculture, artificially produced food, nutrition, health and sustainable agriculture.

Healthying the City

Feel healthy in a healthy city

People want to feel healthy and actively participate in society for as long as possible. Floriade Expo 2022 reveals the search for clean air, water and soil to help you feel in top shape both physically and mentally.

Energising the City

New sources of energy

Sustainable energy solutions are indispensable. Particularly as the expanding population’s energy requirements are also increasing. Floriade Expo 2022 will show visitors new inventions for generating, storing and saving energy.

A celebration of green

The Floriade park will be a celebration of green and sustainable technology. New technologies for greenery, food, energy and health will be researched and implemented at this living laboratory. Visitors will be touched by what they see, smell and taste.

The park consists of permanent elements and expo-specific ones. All contribute to Floriade’s four sub-themes: Greening the City, Feeding the City, Healthying the City and Energising the City.

Inspiring gardens, conferences, workshops and exhibitions will be mixed with impressive attractions, surprising tasting sessions, art and culture. The site will be full of energy and action. Naturally, all in wonderful, green surroundings.

International Horticultural Exhibition Floriade Expo 2022: 14 April 2022 - 9 October 2022

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