The National Arboretum Canberra is an events and entertainment centre with impressive indoor and outdoor venues, ideal for gala dinners, special functions, receptions, meetings, weddings and parties. Winner of the 2019 ACT Tourism Award for Tourist Attraction and with spectacular views across Canberra, events are held surrounded by landscaped grounds.
Ginger Catering provide quality dining, catering and events at the National Arboretum Canberra. For more than a decade Canberra’s Ginger Catering has delighted diners with a creative take on contemporary Australian cuisine, blending new ideas and traditional techniques to deliver a unique food style. Ginger Catering’s award-winning executive chef Janet Jeff is a leader in promoting good food grown locally.
The award-winning Village Centre and Margaret Whitlam Pavilion have sweeping views over Lake Burley Griffin and the city. Other venues include the grassed Events Terrace and Amphitheatre, the National Bonsai and Penjing Collection, decks, forests and lookouts.
This iconic venue perched high on a hill has sweeping timber beam ceilings with stunning views across growing forests and city. Popular for wedding receptions, award ceremonies, cocktail parties and formal dinners. Available from 6pm, seven nights a week.
MARGARET WHITLAM PAVILION
A stunning architectural space, ideal for smaller meetings, cocktail parties, ceremonies, product launches and gatherings, the Pavilion offers an intimate setting with an expansive vista over the city. Available seven days and nights a week.
A large and spacious grassed terrace with expansive views; ideal for marquee events. Available seven days and nights a week.
The great outdoor Amphitheatre is ideal for festivals and concerts.
Available seven days and nights a week.
NATIONAL BONSAI AND PENJING COLLECTION AND SOUTH DECK
This fascinating collection of living artworks serves as an exquisite and unique venue. Available seven nights a week.
FORESTS AND LOOKOUTS
The Arboretum features outdoor venues including lookout decks with sensational views and settings nestled in the leafy forests. Multi-use trails weave through 250 hectares of picturesque rolling hills. Available seven days and nights a week.
MENUS FOR EVERY OCCASION
Our events menu reflects our commitment to featuring contemporary Australian cuisine showcasing Canberra’s regional produce grown sustainable by local farmers.
From early morning breakfasts, long lunches, cocktail events or gala dinners, Ginger takes care of every detail. From the finest, freshest, seasonal produce to the finishing touches for the smallest party or the largest conference, we ensure yours will be a smooth and memorable event.
Events Menu, Canape Menu and Beverage Packages available.
Convention Function Areas
|Village Centre ( after 4pm)||500||900||550||400||2|
|Margaret Whitlam Pavilion||120||80||24||80||30||24|