Enquire about bookings – Geelong Botanic Gardens

The Geelong Botanic Gardens can be booked for Weddings, Elopement Ceremonies, Naming Ceremonies, some special occasions and public events. 

For weddings and special occasions

Please note: It will take 10 working days for us to process a booking for weddings and special occasions, so please allow sufficient planning time for this process.

When you contact us, we will need to know the following information:

  • the date and time of your planned event     
  • your preferred lawn area  
  • your name, address and contact number.

For more information about fees, permitted equipment and other aspects of hosting your event, read the venue hire conditions

Make an enquiry

For public events

To organise a public event, you must apply for a permit through Events Geelong. The time it takes to organise will vary depending on the size and complexity of your event. Please allow for this in your planning.

Choosing an area

If you are not sure which area will best suit your needs, visit the gardens and inspect the 12 different areas for yourself, or look at the links below.

You can also check out the Geelong Botanic Gardens Visitor Map.

Rose Garden Lawn 50 people
Oak Lawn 50 people
Flag Lawn 50 people
The Forgotten Garden 50 people
The Temperate Garden 100 people
Walnut Lawn 100 people
Conifer Lawn 100 people
Fern Lawn 100 people
Bunya Lawn 150 people
21st Century Garden 150 people
Camellia Lawn* 150 people
Visitor Centre* 150 people

* When you book either the Camellia Lawn or the Visitor Facility you have access to both areas as they are part of the one space.

Page last updated: Monday, 23 October 2023