Australian National Botanic Gardens

from 5 pm, Thursday 12 August.

In accordance with the ACT Government’s COVID-19 lockdown requirements, the Gardens is closed until further notice. We will continue to monitor the situation and to follow COVID-19 related health recommendations, and updates will be posted on our website and social media channels.

Please visit the ACT health website for further information at We look forward to welcoming you at the Gardens soon.

Ready to reserve a venue at the Australian National Botanic Gardens? We’re here to help.

Venues can be booked every day except Christmas Day.


To start planning your special day, please contact the Wedding Coordinators at Pollen cafe and restaurant:

Indoor and outdoor venues

The Gardens has developed protocols to ensure the continued comfort and safety of clients, visitors and staff, adhering to current ACT Government regulations and requirements. Please see our COVID-19 Information for Venue Hires for more information.

To discuss your meeting or function needs, please contact our Venue Officer:

Download 2020 venue booking form (PDF 460 KB)


The Gardens offers on-site catering courtesy of Pollen, our award-winning cafe and restaurant.

Pollen will provide a variety of modern, delicious, healthy food and drink options for your meeting or special event.

To discuss your catering requirements, please contact Pollen on 02 6262 1440 or