Back to All Events

Inaugural Garden Festival at Ivanhoe Park Botanic Garden

  • Ivanhoe Park Botanic Garden Raglan Street Manly, NSW, 2095 Australia (map)

Join the Friends of Ivanhoe Park Botanic Garden for the opening smoking ceremony and Wollemi Pine dedication and tree planting at the inaugural garden festival at Ivanhoe Park Botanic Garden.

  • Find out about what the Friends and the Council have achieved and what is planned.

  • Mingle with our guest speakers - James Griffin (Member for Manly), Michael Regan (Mayor Northern Beaches Council) and Lorraine  Emmerson (Garden Clubs of Australia).

  • Snack on sausage sandwiches served by our local Scouts.

  • Enjoy afternoon tea (yes hot scones) provided by the Manly branch of the CWA.

  • Discover this historic oasis in the middle of Manly - wander around the garden and locate the ancient Banyan Pine, marvel at the roots of the giant Blue Quandong, or just relax beneath the shady canopy of native trees or on the sun lawn.

  • Support the Garden's rejuvenation and development efforts by learning more about the Friends of Ivanhoe Park Botanic Garden and how you can join and have your say.

  • Take the opportunity to learn about our plants, history and heritage in our display marquees and by joining one of our free walk 'n' talk tours.  Follow the link below to learn more about the tours and then, get ahead of the queue, and sign up for your tour.