Events Calendar

Events Calendar

24-hour Info Line: 604.257.8335

Current/Upcoming Events

  • Friday, April 17 - Sunday, May 17

    Tulip: photography by Darlene Schopman

    10 a.m. to 7 p.m., daily
    in the Discovery Room, VanDusen Botanical Garden

    Darlene Schopman is a local BC artist with a background in architecture, design and classical Feng Shui. She uses her camera to paint dreamy landscapes inspired by nature.

    All purchases of Darlene's artwork will benefit her three-year-old son, Nolin, who lives with a very rare genetic condition.

  • Sunday, April 26

    VanDusen Plant Sale

    More than 20,000 plants for sale, one day only – Sunday, April 26, 2015

    10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Great Lawn.

    Admission to the Garden is free for this one day.

    Plant Sale Photo Gallery

    Plant Sale Catalogue (2.5 MB)


  • Saturday, May 2

    Vancouver African Violet & Gesneriad Society: Violets Sea to Sky

    Time: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    Location: Floral Hall
    Admission: Free

    For more information, please contact Marianne Moore at 604-277-6041 or by email at

  • Saturday, May 9 - Sunday, May 10

    Chinese Penjing Society of Canada Show & Sale

    Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Sunday: 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Location: Floral Hall
    Admission: $3 indvidual; $5 family

    For more information, please contact Lawrence Yung at 604-338-5415 or by email at

  • Sunday, May 10

    Mother's Day at Bloedel!

    10am – 4pm 

    Artists from the Katami Design Studio will be hosting a jewellery trunk show and Negar Khatami will be on site for jewelry styling advice.

    Bring the kids and they will get a starter herb to gift to mom.  Grab a scavenger hunt to discover more about Queen Elizabeth Park. Get orchid care advice from the Vancouver Orchid Society and enjoy the sights and sounds of this tropical oasis. A Truffles pop-up café will be on site.

    Regular admission applies. Walk-ins welcome.

    As a special treat to help you say thanks to mom, we’ve assembled a treat package you can pre-purchase for Mom to receive when she arrives. 

    For $25 (plus taxes) mom will receive:

    -One Adult Admission
    -Exclusive Silver Umay Pendant ($20 Value)
    -Treats from Truffles Fine Foods, Daniel Chocolate, Barefoot Venus and Evian

    Advance purchase only.  Please contact

  • Saturday, May 16

    All British Field Meet (ABFM)

    Vancouver ABFM to celebrate 30 years of British classic cars

    Dubbed “The Greatest Show on British Wheels,” the Vancouver All British Field Meet (ABFM) will host more than 500 classic British-built vehicles and motorcycles on the Great Lawn of the world renowned VanDusen Botanical Garden, while celebrating its 30th year, May 16, 2015 from 10am to 4pm. Tickets will be available soon. For more information, please visit: