Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Melbourne Friends and The Diggers Club are hosting the new and exciting Botanic and Rare Plant Fair. Indulge your passion for rare and unusual plants at Melbourne’s NEW celebration of all things botanic!
$10 Entry (under 16 years free)
$30 Panel Discussions and Tours (includes entry to event) - Pre Booking Only
Exclusive opportunity to purchase rare bulbs, seeds, plants, books and artisan gardenware
Access to specialist knowledge and tips direct from growers
Join in lively debates with industry leaders
Hear about hot topics and emerging trends from industry professionals
Discover the inner workings of the Herbarium and Nursery
Growing Friends' Plant Sale
Buy plants propagated from Melbourne Gardens stock
if you over indulge your passion for plants, drop them off at the plant crèche for safe-keeping until you’re ready to head home
Live entertainment, food and beverages!
Proceeds from this event assist the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria to advance the understanding and appreciation of plants.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Street metered car parking up to four hours (Monday to Sunday) is generally easy to find close to the entry gates. The City of Melbourne enforces parking restrictions in the area. Various secure all day car parking is also available a short walk from the gardens on St Kilda Road.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
03 9252 2477
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
Children under 16 years are free. ID may be requested upon access.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Yes, please ensure you bring a copy of your ticket to gain access to the event. The ticket will be collected by a staff member and a wristband will be given in exchange for full site access.