Kids get in free Family Day Weekend

Friday, February 17 - Monday, February 20

Visit VanDusen Botanical Garden during the Family Day long weekend and receive a child ticket for free with the purchase of any adult, senior, or youth admission ticket.

* Offer valid from February 17 to 20, 2023. Limit 1 child per ticket. Purchase your ticket at the VanDusen admission desk.

Teacher Pro-D

Friday, February 17

We have two teacher pro-d options on February 17th!

1.  Nature Based Activities for Elementary Teachers

2. Schoolyard Birds for Educators

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Pollinator Days 2023

Wednesday, May 31 - Friday, June 2

A buzz-worthy field trip experience for students to learn about pollinators and the environments that support them.

As flowers bloom around VanDusen, bring your class to explore the special relationships between plants, pollinators, and people. Over three days in June, our facilitators will promote curiosity and stewardship through fun, hands-on activities at stations throughout the Garden.

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Bloom Calendar


Wednesday, December 21 2022 - Monday, March 20

The winter Garden features muted colour palettes, stunning silhouettes and a scattering of colour with winter berries and blooms.


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Monday, March 20 - Wednesday, June 21

In spring the Garden is bursting with cheerful rhododendrons, stunning magnolias, delicate cherry blossoms and bloom-full camellias –  to mention a few…

Download the June Bloom Guide here.
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Wednesday, June 21 - Friday, September 22

Summer in the Garden features vibrant colours and fragrant smells for our visitors to enjoy.

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Saturday, September 23 - Thursday, December 21

Autumn colours are absolutely stunning at the Garden, and there are plenty of blooms still showing.

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