There’s always something new and exciting to see and do at the Australian National Botanic Gardens.
Our calendar of events is changing all the time. Check out the list of current and upcoming events below.
What's on at the Gardens?
Friday and Saturday 2 and 3 March; Thursday, Friday and Saturday 8, 9 and 10 March. Event begins: 7.30 pm. Gates open: 7.00 pm.
Behold the Gardens in a different light as the Australian National Botanic Gardens opens for Enlighten Festival 2018. [Experience the light and dark sections of the gardens on these ranger-guided tours.](http://premier.ticketek.com.au/events/NIGHTTOU18/venues/HGC/performances/EENL2018666B/tickets)
Wednesday 14 March and Thursday 15 March. Event starts: 6.30 pm. Gates open: 6.00 pm
Duration: 3 hours
Exclusive 3 hour guided night photography workshops. Irene Lorbergs from Canberra School of Photography will instruct on how to photograph plants during the Golden and Cobalt hours; sunset, dusk and the black of night.
17 March 9.30 am-4.30 pm and 18 March 9.30 am-4.00 pm. Demonstrations 2.00 pm daily. Guided walks 12.00 pm daily. — Crosbie Morrison Building. Follow the signs from the car park, Visitor Centre of Cafe
See a display of over 30 native bonsai highlighting the breadth and diversity of the use of Australian plants in the art of bonsai. Bonsai artists around Australia have been using Australian plants to create wonderful examples of the art of bonsai for many years
Saturday 17 March, 8.30 am–1.30 pm — Southern car park
Find the best range of Australian plants in Canberra, including many local species. Thousands of plants to choose from. Come early and bring a bag or box for your purchases.
First Friday of the month, 10–11 am — Follow the signs from the Cafe Bridge
Have fun with stories, songs, rhymes and creative activities brought to life by the ACT Storytellers and surrounded by nature. An engaging treat for preschool children, parents and carers. Each month features a different theme.