Events, Flora and Courses

Public art, lectures, seasonal blooms, family adventures and courses — there is always something happening at VanDusen. See what’s on now and coming up soon.

Events

April Bird Walk: NEW DATE

Saturday, April 6 10 am

Take a guided tour through VanDusen and learn about the native bird species that make their home in the garden.

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Rooted Cuttings Sale

Saturday, April 13 9 am - 12 pm

Presented by the Point Grey Chrysanthemum Association

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Tuber Sale

Saturday, April 13 10 am - 4:30 pm

Presented by the Vancouver Dahlia Society

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BC Fuchsia and Begonia Society - Plant, Bake & Craft Sale

Saturday, April 20 9 am - 3 pm

Check out the BC Fuchsia and Begonia Society’s spring sale.

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Spring Bonsai & Flower Exhibition

Saturday, April 27 - Sunday, April 28 10 am - 4 pm

Presented by the Metro Vancouver Gardening Society

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VanDusen Plant Sale

Sunday, April 28 10 am - 4 pm

This will be the Plant Sale’s 41st year! Thousands of plants for sale.

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Plant Sale Potluck - Donations Needed!

Sunday, April 28

Do you have healthy plants that have expanded beyond your space, or you want to replace? We’ll take care of them! Now accepting donations.

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Bloom Calendar

Winter

Friday, December 21 2018 - Wednesday, March 20

The winter Garden features muted colour palettes, stunning silhouettes and a scattering of colour with winter berries and blooms.

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Spring

Wednesday, March 20 - Thursday, June 20

In spring the Garden is bursting with cheerful rhododendrons, stunning magnolias, delicate cherry blossoms and bloom-full camellias –  to mention a few…

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Summer

Thursday, June 20 - Friday, September 20

Summer in the Garden features vibrant colours and fragrant smells for our visitors to enjoy.

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Courses