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Library Exhibition by Marion-Lea Jamieson

Thursday, January 4 - Tuesday, March 27

Vegetable Kingdom will run until Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

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 FIN & FEATHERS

Saturday, February 3 - Sunday, March 25

Paintings by Jo Scott-B

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Seedy Saturday

Saturday, February 24 10 am - 4 pm

Join us in the Floral Hall at VanDusen for a fabulous day of meeting seed vendors and rubbing shoulders with like minded people

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Film Shoot

Monday, February 26 - Friday, March 2 7 am - 7 pm

Please note, some areas of the Garden will be affected by a film shoot from February 26 – March 2

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Preschool Storytime: Nature’s Stories for Young Children

Wednesday, February 28 - Wednesday, November 28 10:00 to 10:45 am

Takes place on the 4th Wednesday of each month from 10:00 to 10:45 am and includes reading, action songs and a craft project.

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Plant Sale Potluck - Donations Needed!

Thursday, March 1

Do you have healthy plants that have expanded beyond your space, or you want to replace? We’ll take care of them! Donations accepted again starting March 1st, 2018

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February Bird Walk (postponed due to weather)

Saturday, March 3 10 am

Please note this walk has been rescheduled to take place on March 3.

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Soil, Manure & Compost Sale

Saturday, March 3 10 am - 3 pm

Come by for our annual fundraiser.

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Medicine Wheel Ceremony

Sunday, March 18 - Sunday, December 23 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

People from varying backgrounds and spiritual traditions are invited to gather to celebrate the beginning of a new season in a beautiful outdoors setting at VanDusen Garden.

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Vancouver Orchid Society Show & Sale

Saturday, March 24 - Sunday, March 25

Join the Vancouver Orchid Society for their Spring Sale.

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March Bird Walk

Saturday, March 24 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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Annual Great A-Maze-ing Egg Hunt

Friday, March 30 - Sunday, April 1

Kids aged 0 to 8 years are invited to experience the annual Great A-Maze-ing Egg Hunt at VanDusen Botanical Garden. Learn more>>

Spring Bonsai & Flower Exhibition

Saturday, March 31 - Sunday, April 1

Presented by the Metro Vancouver Gardening Society

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Alpine Garden Club of BC - Spring Show & Sale

Saturday, April 7 12 - 4 pm

Join the Alpine Garden Club of BC for their Spring Show and Sale.

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Rooted Cuttings Sale

Saturday, April 14 9 am - 12 pm

Presented by the Point Grey Chrysanthemum Association

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Sakura Days Japan Fair

Saturday, April 14 - Sunday, April 15 11 am - 5 pm

A family-friendly weekend celebration showcasing the cultural arts of Japan.

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Tuber Sale

Saturday, April 14 10 am - 4:30 pm

Presented by the Vancouver Dahlia Society

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VBGA Annual General Meeting

Monday, April 16 7 pm

Attention VBGA Members!

You are invited to the upcoming Annual General Meeting of the association and the Volunteer Recognition Awards

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

Saturday, April 21 9 am - 3 pm

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

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April Bird Walk

Saturday, April 28 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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VanDusen Plant Sale

Sunday, April 29 10 am - 4 pm

Free Admission and thousands of plants for sale.

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Vancouver African Violet & Gesneriad Society Show & Sale

Saturday, May 5 1 - 4 pm

Join the Vancouver African Violet & Gesneriad Society for their annual show and sale.

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Chinese Penjing Society of Canada - Exhibition & Sale

Saturday, May 12 - Sunday, May 13

Join the Chinese Penjing Society of Canada for their annual event.

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All British Field Meet ABFM 2018

Saturday, May 19

The 33rd showing of the Greatest Show on British Wheels returns to VanDusen Botanical Garden on the Victoria Day weekend.

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VJGA Sumi Bonsai Club Show

Saturday, May 19 - Sunday, May 20

Join the VJGA Sumi Bonsai Club for their annual show.

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May Bird Walk

Saturday, May 26 10 am

Enjoy a guided tour at VanDusen Botanical Garden, seeking out the bird species that make their home in this beautiful, 22-hectare garden.

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Desert Plant Society of Vancouver - Show & Sale

Saturday, June 9 - Sunday, June 10

Join the Desert Plant Society of Vancouver for their annual show.

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Pollinator Days

Wednesday, June 13 - Thursday, June 14 10 am – 2 pm

An annual multi-day event, hosts hundreds of elementary school students for an action-packed, fun day that blends science, art, games and more. Sign your class up today!

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Vancouver Rose Show

Saturday, June 16 9 am - 3 pm

The Vancouver Rose Society presents the Vancouver Rose Show.

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June Bird Walk

Saturday, June 23 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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Vancouver Shade Garden Society Show

Sunday, July 15 10 am - 4 pm

Join the Vancouver Shade Garden Society for their annual show.

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BC Fuchsia and Begonia Society - Annual Show & Competition

Saturday, July 28 - Sunday, July 29

Join the BC Fuchsia & Begonia Society for their Annual Show & Competition.

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Sale of Orchids and Companion Plants

Saturday, August 25 10 am - 4 pm

Presented by the Vancouver Orchid Society

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Dahlia Show

Saturday, September 1 - Sunday, September 2

Join the Vancouver Dahlia Society for their annual show.

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Early Chrysanthemum Sale

Saturday, September 8 - Sunday, September 9

Presented by the Point Grey Chrysanthemum Association

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Alpine Garden Club of BC - Fall Sale

Saturday, September 15 12 - 4 pm

Join the Alpine Garden Club of BC for their fall show.

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September Bird Walk

Saturday, September 22 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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2017 Mushroom Show

Sunday, October 21 11 am - 4 pm

Presented by the Vancouver Mycological Society

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October Bird Walk

Saturday, October 27 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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November Bird Walk

Saturday, November 24 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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December Bird Walk

Saturday, December 15 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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Bloom Calendar

Spring

Tuesday, March 20 - Wednesday, 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

Wednesday, June 20 - Thursday, September 20

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

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Fall

Saturday, September 22 - Friday, December 21

Autumn colours are absolutely stunning at the Garden, and there are plenty of blooms still showing.

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Courses

Yin Yoga & Meditation (Winter)

Monday, February 26 10:15 - 11:30 am

Yin yoga is a slow-paced style of yoga that focuses on stimulating the connective tissues of the body with the intention of increasing circulation in the joints and improving flexibility.

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Brain and Body Workout for Boomers and Beyond (Winter)

Tuesday, February 27 - Tuesday, March 13 10:30 - 11:30 am

This class, designed by Kinesiologists and Occupational Therapists, is an evidence-based program to improve both physical and brain conditioning.

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Better Balance Workout for Seniors (Winter)

Wednesday, February 28 - Wednesday, March 14 12:00 - 12:45 pm

This is a gentle class for all levels, focused on balance and mobility for fitness and for preventing falls.

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Fitness and Yoga Multipasses

Wednesday, February 28

Attend classes whenever your schedule allows, without the risk of missing sessions due to illness or holidays. Want to try before you buy? Take your first class for FREE!

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New! Gentle Yoga (Winter)

Wednesday, February 28 - Wednesday, March 14 10:15 - 11:30 am

Start your day with this gentle yoga practice; relieve tension held in hips, spine and shoulders to deeply relax your body.

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POSTPONED - Renovation Pruning

Saturday, March 3 10 am - 2 pm

This course has been postponed due to weather and will take place on March 3rd.

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Chigiri-e Paper Art: Spring Fantasy

Thursday, March 8 1:30 - 4:30 pm

Chigiri-e is a Japanese art form using pieces of hand-dyed washi paper to create beautiful and detailed images.

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