Events, Flora and Courses

Public art, lectures, seasonal blooms, family adventures and courses โ€” there is always something happening at VanDusen. See what’s on now and coming up soon.

Adult Education at VanDusen

Sunday, October 25 2020 - Monday, January 31 2022

Check out our upcoming Adult Education classes!

This Fall we have a mix of in-person and online classes!

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Reserve your time to visit!

Friday, October 1 - Friday, December 31

Members wishing to visit VanDusen Botanical Garden can now simply scan their membership card in the Visitor Centre to gain access.

Reserve daytime General Admission tickets to VanDusen Botanical Garden

Member and General Admission tickets must be reserved to enter Bloedel Conservatory

Learn about the Covid-19 safety measures being taken at VanDusen Botanical Garden and Bloedel Conservatory Proof of vaccination is required for certain facilities, events and programming.

 

 

Festival of Lights 2021

Friday, November 26 - Monday, January 3 2022

Bundle up and bring the family to your favourite winter festival where the joy and magical moments of the holidays begin November 26.

Experience a magical winter wonderland with more than one million lights decorating 15 acres of VanDusen Botanical Garden.

 

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Winter Solstice Ceremony

Sunday, December 19 12.00pm - 2.45pm

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.

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Give the Gift of Year-Round Access to Nature!

Saturday, December 25

๐ŸŽ Give the gift of Garden Membership this holiday season.

A VBGA Membership entitles the holder to year round access to VanDusen Botanical Garden and Bloedel Conservatory, discounts on special events such as Festival of Lights, priority registration access for our summer kids camps and much more!

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'Fascination' at VanDusen Botanical Garden!

Friday, December 31

Fasciation is a genetic mutation which causes a hormonal imbalance in the growing tip of plants that can visibly affect the stems, flowers or fruits.

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Winter Bird Walks at VanDusen (Free)

Sunday, January 16 2022 10.00am

The Vancouver Botanical Gardens Association is delighted to present free in-person bird walks in 2022 with the 25-year experienced volunteer, Jeremy Gordon.

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