Mount Lofty Botanic Garden closed on Thursday 20 January due to a Severe Fire Danger rating.

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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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Free guided walks
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.

Summer Sessions
Weekends

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.

Plant Hunter's Treasure Hunt Kit
Summer holidays

Plant Hunter's Treasure Hunt Kit

Bring your little explorers to Adelaide Botanic Garden these school holidays for a treasure hunt for plants and trees from across the world!

Titan arum leaf display
Dec - Jan

Titan arum leaf display

See the endangered Titan arum in various stages of its 'leaf cycle' phase, as it stores up energy to produce a foul-smelling flower.

Plants, Poison and Pop Culture exhibition
22 Dec - 30 Jan

Plants, Poison and Pop Culture exhibition

Explore how plants have influenced science fiction favourites and how poisonous plants have been used for centuries in this fun and fascinating exhibition.

Little Shop of Horrors: outdoor film screening
15 Jan

Little Shop of Horrors: outdoor film screening

Be entertained by an outdoor screening of the nostalgic musical, Little Shop of Horrors, in this Botanica Lumina event.

SCI-FI Writing for Teens: Walk and Workshop
18 Jan

SCI-FI Writing for Teens: Walk and Workshop

In this workshop for teenagers, bestselling author Sean Williams will guide you through character and story creation, drawing on inspiration from Adelaide Botanic Garden.

The War of the Worlds: Jeff Wayne’s Musical Audio Play
21 Jan - SOLD OUT

The War of the Worlds: Jeff Wayne’s Musical Audio Play

Prepare to be thrilled as you immerse yourself in this classic 1970's audio play under the stars in Adelaide Botanic Garden. Revisit your childhood memories or love it for the first time in this digitally-remastered audio musical.

The Day of the Triffids Anniversary Event
27 Jan - SOLD OUT

The Day of the Triffids Anniversary Event

Hear some of Australia's most celebrated authors as they read excerpts from John Wyndham's 1951 hit novel The Day of the Triffids in this lively event.

Art Exhibition: Plant Notes
Until 30 Jan

Art Exhibition: Plant Notes

Explore this art exhibition that celebrates flora and highlights human and plant relationships with a focus on vulnerable and threatened South Australian native plants.

Memorial for Forgotten Plants
20 & 23 Feb

Memorial for Forgotten Plants

In this Adelaide Fringe event, move with performers in an intimate participatory performance that reflects on the loss of native plants from our suburban landscape.

WOMADelaide
11-14 Mar

WOMADelaide

WOMADelaide is returning to its spiritual home in Botanic Park / Tainmuntilla! Join this much-loved cultural adventure for all ages.

Print and Book Sale
While stocks last

Print and Book Sale

For a limited time, you can get your hands on a number of prints and books published by the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium of South Australia at a discounted cost!