COVID-19 Update

Notice: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, all events are tentatively cancelled for the 2020 season. If you choose to visit the Garden, please observe all CDC guidelines, including social distancing and wearing masks. Please check back on this page as changing circumstances may allow us to re-open certain events.

In conjunction with the celebration of National Pollinator Week, June 22-28, 2020, the Georgeson Botanical Garden will launch it's inaugural fundraiser to raise money and awareness of how valuable our little garden guests are to Fairbanks. This year's Bee-A-Pollinator will feature wooden butterflies for sale to enter into the contest.
Not an artist? Don't worry, supporters who want to purchase and donate a butterfly for the kid's campers will have that option.
The project encourages supporters to purchase the blank butterflies and to submit original artwork on their butterfly. Artists may use paint, drawing materials or collage materials (no glitter).
The winning artist(s) will receive recognition and great prizes!
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Recent News

  • Citizen science opportunities

    Are you inspired by the natural wonders you can see at the Georgeson Botanical Garden? Join scientific projects as a citizen scientist! Check out some opportunities on our new citizen science page.

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  • Amazon Smile

    Are you buying gardening supplies (or anything else) on Amazon? Don’t forget to log onto https://smile.amazon.com and select the Georgeson Botanical Garden Society! We will receive a small donation from Amazon every time you shop, at no cost to you.

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  • Registration is Open!

    The 2020 Youth Education Program at the Georgeson Botanical Garden opens Monday, February 24.  Click here to learn more.

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Plan Your Visit

Season & Hours of Operation

June 1 - Labor Day:
8am to 8pm daily

Admission & Tours

Admission:
Suggested donation $5.00/person.

Group Visits:
If you're with a group, please let us know at least a few days prior to your arrival using the group visits form here.

Guided Tours:
Stop by the Garden entrance at 2pm every Friday. Tours are available from the opening day (Memorial Day) to the closing day (Labor Day).

Self-guided Tours:
Free Garden at a Glance map of the Garden available at kiosk.

Events

Private events
The Georgeson Botanical Garden offers beautiful venues perfect for any wedding, party, class, or other gathering. To reserve your event, please use our events form here. Visitors may also check the calendar to see what upcoming events will be held in the Garden.

GBGS events
Upcoming events hosted by the Georgeson Botanical Garden Society. Always open to the public!

-Earth Day Celebration at the Children's Museum, 4/22, 2pm-4pm
-Birthday Bash & Mud Day at the Garden, 6/24, 10am-2pm

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5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago

it is wonderful how these gardens evolve every year. the volunteers are truly passionate and if they don't know an answer they find it

kathy c
5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago

This is a small but very attractive garden located along the lower southwest side of the University of Alaska in Fairbanks. It is a good place to visit in the summer to view the kinds of flowering plants that can be grown in the Fairbanks area. Also if you are a resident of Fairbanks area, it gives you good ideas...

Susan H
5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago

If you live peonies, this is the place for you. Bro the cold winters and warm summers, peonies florish here in the summer. All kinds of colors and huge!

RobinAlaska