Events Calendar

Events Calendar

24-hour Info Line: 604.257.8335

Current/Upcoming Events

  • Saturday, August 15

    Vancouver Orchid Society Sale of Orchids & Companion Plants

    Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Location: Floral Hall
    Admission: Free

    For more information, please contact Margaret Prat at 604-261-8474 or by email at

  • Saturday, September 5 - Sunday, September 6

    Vancouver Dahlia Society Show

    Saturday: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
    Sunday: 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    Location: Floral Hall and Cedar Room
    Admission: By Donation

    For more information, contact Betty Girard or Richard or Jennifer Zuk at 604-431-8611 or 604-294-0237, or by email at or  

  • Saturday, September 12 - Sunday, September 13

    Pt. Grey Chrysanthemum Association Early Chrysanthemum Show

    Saturday: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    Sunday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Location: Floral Hall
    Admission: Free

    For more information, please contact Marie Ogryzlo at 604-261-9219 or by email at

  • Saturday, September 19

    Alpine Garden Club of BC Fall Plant Sale

    Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. 
    Location: Floral Hall
    Admission: Free

    For more information, contact David Sellars at 604-535-0763 or by email,

  • Sunday, September 20

    Medicine Wheel Ceremony

    Time: 12 - 3 p.m.

    The Medicine Wheel is a symbol of holistic teachings based on the cycles of nature. 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. 

    Drumming, singing, and prayers will be share. The ceremony concludes with a pot-luck (a sharing of food).

    What to bring:

    • Clothing and gear appropriate for the weather (i.e. warm clothes, cool clothes, rain clothes, visor, hat, etc.).
    • Bring something to sit on as the ceremony is held outdoors and lasts 3 hours.
    • A potluck item to share at the end of the cermony as ell as your own dishes and cutlery.
    • A small stone or more to infuse prayers into and to leave at the wheel.

    Regular garden admission is charged for those participating in the ceremony.

    For more information, contact Marina Princz at 604-257-8668 or

  • Friday, September 25 - Sunday, September 27

    Dried Flower Arrangers Sale

    Time: Friday – 2pm-4pm  and  Saturday/Sunday – 10am-4pm

    Location: HSBC Arrival Hall in the Visitor Centre
    Admission: Free

    Come see us at this sale of dried flower topiaries, centrepieces, wreaths, bouquets and arrangements created with materials grown at VanDusen Botanical Garden.