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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, from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm at HortPark.

The 2024 GDO will take place on these dates:
  • 15 June 2024
  • 20 July 2024
  • 17 August 2024
  • 21 September 2024
  • 19 October 2024
  • 16 November 2024
  • 21 December 2024


15 June 2024 GDO Highlights:


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. 

Plant Clinic 

Having trouble with your plant? Come see our Plant Health Specialists! 

Discuss the plant health issues that may be affecting your plants. The clinic will also feature exhibits of common plant pests and diseases, as well as various soil types highlighting their differences in colour and texture. 

Feel free to bring along your plants or some photos for a walk-in assessment at the clinic! Find our plant doctors at HortPark, Flower Room, anytime from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm.


Gardening Talks 

Dazzling Dendrobium: From your Home to the World Stage

Dendrobium orchids are known for their stunning and intricate flowers, making them a sought-after option for orchid enthusiasts. Jeremy from the National Orchid Garden will be presenting valuable insights on cultivating these orchids in a home setting, as well as showcasing the diverse range of Dendrobium hybrids named after prominent figures by the Singapore Botanic Gardens. With limited seating, early registration is recommended to guarantee your attendance at this event!

Join us at HortPark, Fruit Room from 9.30 am to 10.30 am for this informative session. Click here to register. 




Garden Therapy Workshop

Join certified therapy guides from Song Nature who will lead you through a series of sensory invitations to deepen your connection with the natural world. Through mindful engagement in the garden, you will experience reduced stress, improved well-being, and a renewed sense of calm. This gentle, immersive experience is suitable for all fitness levels. Come and discover the restorative benefits of nature!

This workshop has two components: an indoor segment at HortPark, Fruit Room, before adjourning out to the gardens during from 1.00 pm to 2.30 pm. Click here for more details and registration. A fee of $40/pax applies and is payable to the trainer.



MOLLY the Mobile Library

Bringing you a collection of beloved book titles for the whole family, step into the world of books and enjoy a wonderful reading experience! Borrow and return them to any of NLB’s public libraries. Who’s excited?

Guided Tours

Join us at the ‘Classrooms in a Garden’, where children can connect with nature and discover its wonders during these family-friendly guided tours. Register by clicking on the links below. Register by clicking on the links below.

15 June 2024
Pitter Patter Potter Tour
9.00 am - 10.00 amClick here
15 June 2024
Edibles Discovery Tour
9.00 am - 10.00 amClick here

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


Gardening Gab Online

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. 


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 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


  • 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.