What's on

Festivals, events, workshops and kids activities are planned year-round at the three botanic gardens and Botanic Park. The hardest part is choosing which ones to enjoy!

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Every day

Free guided walks

Guided walks take place 363 days a year, with a daily walk at Adelaide and weekly walks at Lofty and Wittunga.

Various dates

Cultural Garden Tours

Enrich your next visit to the garden and learn about the importance of native plants to First Nations people on a cultural tour of Adelaide Botanic Garden.

29 Sept - 31 Jan

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition

It's back for another year and better than ever! This year, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition will call the rainforest environment of the Bicentennial Conservatory home.

22 Oct - 21 Jan

Tarnanthi: Arrpmarnintja – Creation from the Beginning

Explore this First Nation's art exhibition of works by Central Desert artists from Iltja Ntjarra (Many Hands) Art Centre who have recorded significant native plants on Country

Nov - Dec

Wildlife in Focus series

Delve into the world of wildlife and photography with a series of late night openings, expert-led talks and photography masterclasses to celebrate the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition.

10, 17 Nov & 1 Dec

Evenings at the Exhibition

Soak up the sights and sounds of the Garden as twilight falls during an evening at the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition.

30 Nov - 14 Feb

Moonlight Cinema

Adelaide’s favourite outdoor experience is back! Moonlight Cinema is ready to roll your fave films whilst you soak in the stunning surroundings that Botanic Park has to offer!

1 Dec

Fantastic Flying Foxes with Doug Gimesy

Experience these magnificent flying mammals in this Wildlife in Focus talk with Doug Gimesy.

2 Dec

Interactive Wildlife Photography Masterclass: Creating memorable wildlife images

Develop your photography skills in this Wildlife in Focus Masterclass with Doug Gimesy.

2 Dec

Nature Based Wellbeing: Nature Journaling and Meditative Walk

Spend your time in deep reflection and nourish your soul during an intimate and inspiring Nature Journaling workshop.

2 Dec

Nature Based Wellbeing: Mindfulness in the Heart of the Gardens

Take a moment to get your senses in touch with nature during an eye-opening garden-based mindfulness session.

3 Dec

Nature Based Wellbeing: Flower Crowns Children's Workshop

Making floral crowns is a fun, easy and mindful kid-friendly garden activity to get your children connected to their local environments.

3, 10 Dec

Christmas Wreath Workshop

Celebrate Christmas while capturing the beauty of the Botanical world in this hands-on workshop.

3 Nov - 3 Dec

Framing Nature: An exhibition of Botanical Art

See a beautiful display of botanical art created by a talented Botanic Art Group.

3 Nov - 4 Jan

The Santa Course in Adelaide Botanic Garden

Santa is in the Garden! Meet our giant, inflatable festive celebrity as part of this City of Adelaide Christmas trail.


Summer Sessions

Sip on fresh cocktails, enjoy tasty food and hear live music each weekend throughout spring and summer in the heart of Adelaide Botanic Garden.

Jan - Mar 2024

Mums and Bubs yoga

Connect with your baby in a guided yoga program with a calming botanical backdrop.

08-11 Mar


WOMADelaide is back! Join this epic celebration of cultural discovery featuring the very best in live music, arts, dance and food from around the world.

Until April 24

End of year celebration in the Rose Garden

Celebrate the year's end with a remarkable event featuring stunning views and a delightful culinary journey.