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  • Rainwater Harvesting & Irrigation Workshop

    Come to the Georgeson Botanical Garden this Tuesday, September 11th, from 12:15-12:45pm to learn about sustainable rain barrel water harvesting and drip irrigation with Frank Cooney of Irrigation Alaska. This FREE workshop, jointly hosted by the Fairbanks Green Infrastructure Group and the Georgeson Botanical Garden Society, with funding from the State of Alaska’s Alaska Clean […]

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  • Vegetable trials at the Garden

    Learn about the variety trials that are being conducted at the Georgeson Botanical Garden in Fairbanks. Three workshops will cover the varieties, growth habits and best practices for growing the crops. This workshop series begins on August 7 with carrots, beets and beans. Sign up at and view the flier for the full schedule. Let us know which crops you think we […]

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  • Botanical Art Exhibition in the Bear Gallery

    Karen Stomberg is a botanical artist who has worked extensively with the Georgeson Botanical Garden to create beautiful art showcasing the natural aesthetics of plants – especially those native to Alaska. In her most recent show, hosted in the Bear Gallery at Centennial Hall in Pioneer Park, she has painted specimens from the National Herbarium […]

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Plan Your Visit

Season & Hours of Operation

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

Admission & Tours

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.


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!