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Gardeners' Day Out

About Gardeners' Day Out

Immerse yourself in a world of plants, gardening accessories, and nature-inspired lifestyle products at Gardeners’ Day Out (GDO), held every third Saturday of the month.

The 2024 GDO will take place on these dates:
  • 20 January 2024
  • 17 February 2024
  • 16 March 2024
  • 20 April 2024
  • 18 May 2024
  • 15 June 2024
  • 20 July 2024
  • 17 August 2024
  • 21 September 2024
  • 19 October 2024
  • 16 November 2024
  • 21 December 2024
Event Highlights:

MarketPlace

With over 60 booths offering an amazing selection of plants, gardening accessories and nature-inspired lifestyle products at our upcoming Gardeners' Day Out, there's something for everyone. This is the perfect opportunity to connect with like-minded gardening enthusiasts, discover new gardening trends, and indulge in some retail therapy. Remember to bring your own reusable bags for your purchases. Click here for list of gardening promotions and make the most out of this event.

Additionally, don’t miss our very own plant sales from NParks’ Pasir Panjang Nursery this February! 


Gardening Talks - Orchid Oasis Series

Title: Orchids of the Tropical Montane Orchidetum

Interested to learn more about the orchids in the Tropical Montane Orchidetum at the National Orchid Garden? Join Mr Mark Choo for a talk at our Fruit Room in HortPark as he presents some of these unique orchids and highlights the special characteristics of these habitats. Seats are limited, so sign up early to secure your spot!

The talk will be held at HortPark, Fruit Room, 11.00 am to 12.00 pm am on 17 Feb 2024.

Registration for the talk has closed.


Workshops

Title: Heritage Trees of Singapore

Join us for an enchanting workshop tailored for kids (ages 9 to 11), featuring the captivating stories of heritage trees presented by Ms Low Wei Teng and Ms Pauline Tay from NParks. Find out more about these magnificent trees and ignite your child's curiosity with the wonders of nature. Sign up early and secure a spot for your child!

The workshop will be held at HortPark, Fruit Room, 9.30 am to 10.30 am on 17 Feb 2024.

Registration for the workshop has closed

Title: Wire Art

Create your own wire art masterpiece using wire and also hear the inspiring story of the artisan wire artist, who embodies resilience and determination! Discover the therapeutic "Tree of Life" framework and gain new insights as nature becomes our teacher in uncovering valuable life lessons.

The workshop will be held at HortPark, Fruit Room, 1.00 pm to 2.30 pm on 17 Feb 2024.

Click here  to register. Please note that fees of $34/pax apply and are payable to the trainer. 


Nature Walks

Embark on guided tours of our beautiful garden spaces. Discover unique plant species, sustainable landscaping techniques, and hidden gems within our gardens. Register by clicking on the links below.

DateTourTimeRegistration
17 Feb 2024
Bees and Butterflies Trail Tour
9.00 am - 10.00 amRegistration for the tour has closed.
17 Feb 2024
Therapeutic Horticulture Experience [New]9.00 am - 10.30 amRegistration for the tour has closed.
17 Feb 2024
Orchid Garden Tour10.00 am - 11.00 amRegistration for the tour has closed.

Please note that meeting point for all tours is at the Visitor Services Centre.

Apart from exciting on-site activities, there is a wide range of gardening-related videos available on NParksSG Youtube. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or a beginner, our videos provide valuable tips and tricks on plant care and offer creative ideas for your next gardening project. Click here to find out more about the other activities. 

Note

Do your part for the environment and bring your own reusable bags to GDO!


Applying for a booth for a 3-month block: $60 for hobbyists; $90 for commercial parties

Apply for a MarketPlace booth

Sign up for a booth at the MarketPlace to sell your plants, gardening or nature-related items and lifestyle products at upcoming GDO events!

Ballot applications are open at the start of March, June, September and December for 1 week. Slots for the GDOs planned in the next 3 months will be released during each application window.

The online application form will only be available during the dates when applications are open, as listed in the following table:

Future GDO dates

When applications are open

Where the booths are located

20 April 2024, 18 May 2024, 15 June 2024

1 Mar 2024 (10am) - 8 Mar 2024 (5pm)

  • Multi-Purpose Hall
  • Exhibition Gallery

20 July 2024, 17 August 2024, 21 September 2024

1 Jun 2024 (10am) - 8 Jun 2024 (5pm)

  • Multi-Purpose Hall
  • Exhibition Gallery
19 October 2024, 16 November 2024, 21 December 20241 Sep 2024 (10am) - 8 Sep 2024 (5pm)
  • Multi-Purpose Hall
  • Exhibition Gallery

Note:

  • Applications are not on a first-come, first-served basis. Booths are allocated via a computerised balloting process.
  • Relevant fees apply for a booth application.
  • If you have been allocated a booth, you will receive a confirmation email 14 working days after applications have closed.
  • Successful applicants will be given a booth space for the 3-month period stated. There will be no refunds for the cancellation of confirmed booths.