The Royal Botanic Runway

Frequently Asked Questions

The event will take place on Thursday, 30 January 2014.

Gates open for lawn seating at 4:00pm for a 5:30pm Runway Show. 

Gates open for VIP seating at 5:00pm for a 5:30pm Runway Show. 

For lawn seating, please bring a blanket, no tall lawn chairs allowed. 

Botanic Runway Picnic Box will be available for purchase on the day. Please order directly through Café Vue (03) 9691 3899

We welcome you to enjoy the large range of Capi mineral waters, as well as wine and champagne, all available at the Pommery Bar. 

The Royal Botanic Runway is a licensed event; alcohol and non-alcoholic drinks are available for purchase. No glassware is allowed in the area.

When you purchase the Premium Donor seating we would like you to make a voluntary tax deductible donation of $800 to the Water Strategy Project at the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne.

Like the Gardens themselves, the event will continue in all weather conditions, unless it is deemed unsafe. Stay posted with updates on our website. 

Please refer to for further ticketing requirements.

If you are unable to join us at the Gardens, live streaming of the Runway Show will take place at Federation Square.