THE South and South East in Bloom awards will be presented in Fareham this year.
The annual event forms part of the national Britain in Bloom campaign.
It will take place at Ferneham Hall in September.
Fareham has been successful for the past 17 years, winning eight consecutive entries in the small city category.
Councillor Sean Woodward, leader of the borough council, said: ‘I’m thrilled to announce that Fareham will be hosting this year’s esteemed South and South East in Bloom awards presentation.
‘I look forward to welcoming communities from across the region, in a particularly special year for the borough, as we celebrate 30 years of Ferneham Hall.’
The date of the awards will be announced next month.