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.

9 March - Aug

The Temple of Flora

new exhibition The Temple of Flora, showcases prints from one of the most lavish botanical books every produced: Robert Thornton’s Temple of Flora (1807).

Every 4th Sunday

Plant Sale at Mount Lofty

Join the Friends of the Botanic Gardens of Adelaide for their monthly plant sale, which features a selection of rare and unusual plants cultivated by their Growing Group.

12 - 29 April

Lung Trees

A sound installation of breathing trees that invites the audience to listen creatively to sounds positioned in the Bicentennial Conservatory to create an immersive spatial sound experience.

25 - 28 Apr

Rose Week 2024

Join us on this autumn rose weekend, where you can vote for your favourites and enjoy a stunning display of cut floral arrangements.

26 April

18th Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Dance the War of Proximity

Witness Adelaide Biennial artist Tina Stefanou’s performances with young people in Adelaide for Dance the War of Proximity as part of the 18th Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Inner Sanctum.

4 May

Angels of the Night - Grey-headed Flying-fox colony guided tours

Come and join Fauna Rescue's education team, Talking Batty, for a tour of the beautiful Grey-headed Flying-fox colony in Adelaide's Botanic Park/Tainmuntilla.

18 May

Nature Based Wellbeing: Botanical Tea Blending

Are you ready to brew your own tea using plants from our garden? All in the name of personal wellbeing.

18 May

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.

19 May - 13 Oct

Nature Based Wellbeing: Nature Journaling Seasonal Suite

Spend your time in deep reflection and nourish your soul during this intimate and inspiring Nature Journaling series across the seasons.

17 - 19 May

Botanic Beauty: Botanical & Birds art market

An art market inspired by the beauty of plants and birds. Your purchase will help support our Seed Conservation Centre.

26 May

RSPCA Millions Paws Walk

Join us at Adelaide Botanic Garden for a family fun day and walk to help raise much needed funds for animals in need.

4 July - 21 July

Fire Gardens: Illuminate Adelaide

The Garden will be transformed into a night-time wonderland, flickering with the flames of handcrafted fire pots, candlelit archways, captivating sculptures and live music performances.

Sep 24 - Apr 25

Chihuly in the Botanic Garden

Explore artworks by the world's most celebrated glass artist, Dale Chihuly, in the lush landscapes of Adelaide Botanic Garden.