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
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.
The Georgeson Botanical Garden has peonies!!! And once again we’re having a fundraiser highlighting these gorgeous flowers – only this time, a Covid-19 version. For $50.00, you will receive two dozen short-stemmed peonies. So that you can enjoy these blooms for a longer time, you’ll receive one dozen on Tuesday July 14 and the other […]Continue reading
FOR 2021 RESERVATIONS: We anticipate being able to rent space in the Garden for the summer of 2021. Because we cannot predict, at this time, what impact COVID-19 might have on events next summer, reserving space now does not guarantee that the Garden will be open for large gatherings in 2021. Rather than charging for […]Continue reading
The University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Georgeson Botanical Garden (GBG) and UAF Office of Sustainability are working together to provide fresh produce and gardening education as response to student and community needs. Together, we will accommodate an increased number of applicants in the Student Garden Training Program (SGTP) and donate fresh produce to local food […]Continue reading
Plan Your Visit
Season & Hours of Operation
June 1 - Labor Day:
8am to 8pm daily
Admission & Tours
Suggested donation $7.00/person.
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. Cancelled for 2020
Stop by the Garden entrance at 2pm every Friday. Tours are available from the opening day (Memorial Day) to the closing day (Labor Day). Cancelled for 2020
Free Garden at a Glance map of the Garden available at kiosk. No maps available at kiosk for 2020
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. NOTICE: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, all private events are cancelled for the 2020 season.
Upcoming events hosted by the Georgeson Botanical Garden Society. Always open to the public!
-Peonies can be Mine (The COVID-19 version of Peonies and Wine) Fundraiser! - (details coming soon)
-Pollinator Art in the Garden - Invitation to Participate and/or Donate - (details coming soon)
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...
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!