Winter Solstice Ceremony

2021-12-19 12.00pm - 2.45pm Location: VanDusen Botanical Garden

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 and celebrate the beginning of the winter season at VanDusen Garden Botanical Garden. Drumming and prayers will be shared.

Please note: this Winter Solstice ceremony will be held indoors in the VanDusen Visitor Centre Guide Classroom.

What to bring:

  • Warm clothing as we will keep doors open for air circulation
  • Bring a drum if you have one
  • A small stone to infuse prayers into and to leave at the wheel

To register; email Marina at or call 604-257-8668.

This ceremony will be held in theVanDusen Visitor Centre Guide Classroom (located down the hall to the left as you pass the Gift Shop)

We will continue to keep us all safe through the following protocols:

  • Registration via email
  • Vaccine passport and photo id. requirement (ages 12+)
  • Mandatory indoor masking (ages 5+)

As ceremony will be held indoors, Garden admission will not be required to attend the ceremony.