The annual Singapore Botanic Gardens Heritage Festival is held in conjunction with the Singapore Garden Festival Horticulture Show (SGF Hort Show). To celebrate the Gardens’ rich heritage, the Horticultural Competition of the SGF Hort Show will be held at the Plant House Garden, which today is a garden comprising a grass quadrangle surrounded by pergolas with a central water lily pond. The feature is named for the former Plant House that was built here in 1882 to host public flower shows and displays of potted plants and annuals.

Symphony Lake Botanic Gardens

From 9 to 17 October 2021, the Gardens will bring you through a fun-filled journey with activities such as tours, concert and DIY Trail virtually!

Date: 9 to 17 October 2021
Time: Various
Venue: Various

Virtual Activities

Arts@SBG presents NAC-ExxonMobil Concert in the Gardens
16 October | NParksSG YouTube & NParksBuzz Facebook

Come and celebrate Singapore Botanic Gardens’ Heritage Festival with a groove! Expect an intimate jazz evening as we bring you on a journey of a smooth jazz, bebop and scat singing by Richard Jackson and Singapore’s very own powerhouse veteran singer, Alemay Fernandez! Join us for this online edition of the NAC-ExxonMobil Concert in the Gardens series, from the comfort of your home.

NAC-Exxonmobil concert in the Garden

Children’s Heritage Virtual Tour

9 & 17 October | 10.30am | Zoom

Be ready to travel back in time as we bring you the inaugural children’s heritage virtual tour, where our guide will be presenting the history of Singapore Botanic Gardens including the lesser known and fun facts live!

Suitable for children aged 9 to 12 years old.

*Register your interest here now! Registration will close when the tour is full.

Heritage Virtual Tour

10 & 16 October | 9am | Zoom

Explore the Heritage Core with us as we bring you through an experience on our very first Virtual Heritage Tour! Get on a journey with our guide as you discover the history of Singapore Botanic Gardens in the early days.

*Click here to register for 10 October virtual tour.

*Click here to register for 16 October virtual tour.

*Registration will close when the tour is full.

Virtual Tour of the Library of Botany and Horticulture

13 October | NParksSG YouTube

Join us in exploring some of the hidden treasures found in the Singapore Botanic Gardens’ Library of Botany and Horticulture. In this tour, you will learn about the Rare Books collection and the Gardens’ Archives, which can be found in the Library.

For more information, visit here.

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