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National Arboretum Canberra | Ginger Catering

LOCATION

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

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.

OUR VENUES

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.

VILLAGE CENTRE

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.

EVENTS TERRACE

A large and spacious grassed terrace with expansive views; ideal for marquee events. Available seven days and nights a week.

AMPHITHEATRE

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.

Address National Arboretum Canberra, Forest Drive, off Tuggeranong Parkway, Molonglo Valley ACT 2611
Phone General 02 6207 8484 | Events: 02 6273 4366
Email General arboretum@act.gov.au | Events info@gingercatering.com.au
Web General nationalarboretum.act.gov.au
Events gingercatering.com.au

Convention Function Areas

Area Capacity Dimensions
  Banquet Cocktail Theatre Cabaret Meeting Classroom Boardroom U-Shape Height By Arrangement
Village Centre ( after 4pm) 500 900 550 400 2
Green Room 45 30 16 30 24
Margaret Whitlam Pavilion 120 80 24 80 30 24
Amphitheatre 4000
Events Terrace

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