Hours & Admission

Plan for your upcoming visit to the beautiful VanDusen Botanical Garden and Bloedel Conservatory. Whether driving, riding, or taking transit, it’s easy to access us from anywhere in Vancouver. Hours and admission change seasonally for the VanDusen and Bloedel locations. Download a PDF map.

VanDusen Garden Hours

The VanDusen gardens are open 7 days a week (except Christmas Day).

January 10am – 3pm
February 10am – 4pm
March 10am – 5pm
April 10am – 7pm
May 9am – 8pm
June, July & August 9am – 8:30pm
September 10am – 6pm
October* 10am – 5pm*
November 10am – 4pm
December 10am – 3pm
December – Festival of Lights Click for info
December 25 CLOSED


VanDusen Garden Regular Admission

  Winter/Spring Spring/Summer Fall/Winter
Jan 1-Mar 31
(incl. PST & GST)
Apr 1- Sept 30
(incl. PST & GST)
Oct 1-Dec 31
(incl. PST & GST)
Adult (19-64) $8.25 $11.25 $8.25
Senior (65+) $5.75 $8.50 $5.75
Youth (13-18) $5.75 $8.50 $5.75
Child (3-12) $4.25 $5.75 $4.25
Family (2 adults + their children under 19)  $17.25 $26.25 $17.25
Children 2 and younger Free Free Free
Members Free Free Free

Please note that special event pricing applies. See Events Calendar for more details.

VanDusen Garden Group Admission

For groups of 10 or more people paying together, the following group rates are available:

  Winter/Spring Spring/Summer Fall/Winter
Jan 1-Mar 31
(incl. PST & GST)
Apr 1- Sept 30
(incl. PST & GST)
Oct 1-Dec 31
(incl. PST & GST)
Adult (19-64) $7.25 $10.25 $7.25
Senior (65+) $4.75 $7.50 $4.75
Youth (13-18) $4.75 $7.50 $4.75
Children (3-12) $3.25 $5.00 $3.25

If you have any questions, please contact the Administration office at 604.257.8666 or email vandusenadmin@vancouver.ca

VanDusen Group photography and weddings

The group photography rate applies for photo shoots for a wedding, engagement, family group, graduation, etc.  The rates also apply for a small wedding ceremony of 15 or fewer people.

–    Up to 4 people              $ 86.00
–    5 to 8 people                 $166.25
–    9 to 15 people               $235.50
–    If there are more than 15 people, each additional person is offered the appropriate group admission rate.
–    Photographer/videographer receives free admission

Reservations are not required
One person pays the cashier for the whole group
No ‘props’ (chairs, arbours, tables, sound system)
Choose areas off the main walkways
Avoid main attraction areas (Rose Garden, Gazebos, Perennial Garden, etc.)

For Commercial photography (for magazines, movies, etc.), please check the commercial photography section or contact Facilities Rental, 604-257-6915, VanDusenRentals@vancouver.ca

How to enjoy the Garden

  • Take in the fresh air – and please, no smoking (it’s the law).
  • Certified and clearly identified guide dogs are welcome – but please do not bring any other animals (e.g. dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, fish, etc.).
  • Stretch your legs – the Garden is a fabulous place in which to walk. Rollerblades, skate boards, bicycles and tricycles are not permitted (baby strollers are fine).
  • Wander and explore – but please avoid walking in the plant beds.
  • Help us protect the collection by not picking plants or flowers, or by removing any of the plant labels.
  • Enjoy the wildlife – birds, turtles, geese, ducks, fish etc.  To ensure they stay wild, please do not feed them.

Bloedel Conservatory Hours

The Bloedel Conservatory is open 7 days a week (except Christmas Day).

Summer (May  – August) 9am – 8pm, Monday to Friday
10am – 8pm, Saturday to Sunday
December 9th – January 2nd REGULAR HOURS: 10am – 3pm, Monday to Sunday
Christmas Day (December 25) CLOSED

Click here for information on the Holiday Heights event at Bloedel Conservatory.

Bloedel Conservatory Admission

General Admission (includes PST & GST)
Adult (19-64) $6.75
Senior (65+) $4.50
Youth (13-18) $4.50
Child (3-12) $3.25
Family (2 adults + their children under 19) $15.25
Children 2 years and younger Free
Bloedel Conservatory Group Admission – Price per person (includes PST & GST)
Adults $5.00
Seniors $3.50
Youth $3.50
Children $2.50
Bus Tours (Commercial) $2.50

Click here for information on booking weddings, professional photography sessions and other event rentals at Bloedel Conservatory.