Royal Botanical Gardens is proud to celebrate Canada and Ontario's 150th with year-long celebrations showcasing the diversity of our beautiful province and RBG’s unique landscapes. Experience a year full of music and entertainment, cuisine, art, horticultural displays and exhibitions.

Join us in marking this exceptional year!

Arts, Culture and Cuisine
  • Dan Lawrie International Sculpture Collection, June–December
  • Culinary Experiences, Year-round
  • Garden Music Nights, concert series, June–September
  • A signature musical performance, June 4
  • T.B. McQuesten Sculpture, November
Exhibitions, Education and Special Events
  • The Big Freeze, January 21–April 17
  • Nature Connects, sculptures made from LEGO® bricks, May 20–August 20
  • Lecture Series, March 16, June 21, November 9,
  • Canadian Citizenship Ceremony, June 29
  • Local Railway Heritage Display, November–December
  • Winter Traditions, November 18– December 31
  • Holiday Light Show, December
Nature and Horticulture
  • Biodiversity Celebration, May 22
  • The Canada BioBlitz, July 21-22
  • 20th Anniversary of the Fishway, June
  • Children’s Mini-Gardens, May–August
  • Centennial Rose Garden Refresh, June–October
  • Celebrating Connections, annuals display, June–September
  • Indigenous People and Plants Discovery Trail, September–December