The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney becomes ‘unmissable Sydney’ this spring, following the release of its What’s On in the Gardenprogram – with highlights including the famous Spring Walk, outdoor theatre for children and numerous exhibitions.
Immerse yourself in the colour and scent of thousands of tulips and annuals alongside the historic Macquarie Wall which has been a stunning horticultural display for 150 years.
Learn about the Gardens’ heritage and plant diversity on a daily free guided walks or experience the culture of the Aboriginal people of the Sydney region on one of the weekly Aboriginal Heritage Tours.
Other highlights of the spring program include:
- Light the City – a free a night-time bike ride like no other. Experience light installations and special effects on a 2.5km loop in the heart of the city (Sat 31 Oct)
- Oktoberfest in the Gardens 2015 (Sat 31 Oct)
- Experience an stellar international and national line-up of musicians at the Mumford & Sons concert in The Domain (Sat 14 Nov)
Book early to get the kids into:
- Madame Mulch and the Great Fertilizo outdoor theatre show (various dates)
- Digital Mini-monsters educational workshop (various dates)
- Dandy Lions (various dates)
For adults, book now for:
- “A Fig at the Gate”, Book Talk with Kate Llewellyn (Fri 25 Sep)
- The Story Tree, Environmental Storytelling Workshop (Sun 18 Oct)
- Chakai (Japanese Tea Ceremony) (Sun 18 Oct)
Free exhibitions on this season include:
Bookings are now open. View the full spring program here and book early to avoid missing out.
The Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan and the Blue Mountains Botanic Gardens Mount Tomah also have a range of events and activities happening throughout spring – visit their websites for more information.