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.

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.

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.

Until Sept 2023

Seeing the Invisible

Embark on an interactive trail around the Garden to discover an incredible, hidden art exhibition by world-renowned artists from across the globe.

31 Jul - 1 Oct

Brad Darkson: Ruled Us, Ruled Us, Ruled Us

Ruled Us, Ruled Us, Ruled Us is a specially commissioned project by multi-disciplinary artist Brad Darkson, made in consultation with Ngangki Burka, Senior Kaurna Woman Aunty Lynette Crocker and Uncle Moogy Sumner.

30 Sep - 15 Oct

Tinkerbell and the dream fairies

Join the magical fairies as they go on an exciting musical adventure this October! Australian Shakespeare Company will bring this enchanting performance to the majestic set of Adelaide Botanic Garden.

1 - 15 Oct

Nature Festival program

Nature Festival is back and the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium will host a wide range of spectacular events for the whole family.

1 - 15 Oct

Nature Festival: Fungi in the cupboards & at home

How many items lurking in your cupboards either contain fungi or additives made by fungi?

3 Oct

Nature Festival: Are Ancient Plants Our Future?

See some living fossils and hear how these species can help in our future climate.

6 Oct

Nature Festival: Paper Pots and Seed Sowing Children's Workshop

Looking for a way to build your child's connection with nature? Give them the opportunity to grow and care for seeds using materials found around home.

6 Oct - SOLD OUT

Nature Festival: 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.

7 Oct

Nature Festival: Mindfulness in the Garden

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

7 Oct

Nature Festival: Nature Journaling and Meditative Walk

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

8 Oct

Nature Festival: Botanical Tea Blending

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

8 Oct and 10 Oct

Nature Festival: Outback Plants Out Front: Exploring the State Herbarium Arid Garden

Walk through the arid garden and learn about the ever-growing knowledge of our native flora.

10 Oct and 12 Oct

Nature Festival: Wild, Weedy or Dangerous Plants

Embark on a tour of Mischievous, Devious and Poisonous Plants growing in Adelaide Botanic Garden.

16 Oct - 11 Dec

Mums and Bubs yoga

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

08-11 Mar


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