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.
1–31 March, 8.30 am – 4.30 pm — Trail begins at the Visitor Centre
Embark on an adventure along a larger-than-life Koala sculpture trail throughout the Gardens and at select partner locations. Each koala has been created by a different artist and is named with its own story to tell.
15–18 April, 8–12 July, 15–19 July 2019 — Banks Building
Discover and learn about nature through observation, drawing, painting, nature journaling and craft. Get to know the birds, insects, marsupials, reptiles and the unique Australian plant communities featured in the gardens.
Saturday 30 March, 8.30 am – 11.00 am (or earlier if sold out) — Crosbie Morrison Building car park
A boutique sale with plants grown by the gardens' Growing Friends from material sourced in the gardens. All proceeds go to support the gardens. Come early for best selection.
Saturday, 23 March – Sunday, 31 March, 11.00 am — Meet at the Visitor Centre
Celebrate Australia's iconic genus for National Eucalypt Day. Find out some amazing facts about eucalypts, which come in all shapes and sizes and dominate our landscape from alpine regions to the outback and edges of rainforest.
Sunday 17 February — Meet at the Visitor Centre
Take a fascinating guided walk uncovering stories of adventure, mystery, sex, and even murder, associated with Australian trees and overseas botanists.