Dan Lawrie International Sculpture Collection

June–December; Hendrie Park

In 2013, Hamilton businessman and Burlington resident Dan Lawrie donated the first sculpture of The International Sculpture Collection to Royal Botanical Gardens. In 2017, new sculpture will be added to celebrate the Sesquicentennial.

Culinary Experiences


The RBG Culinary Journey (4-6 dinners) will showcase different Ontario regions and their cuisine, emphasizing local ingredients and traditions. Stay tuned for confirmed dates.

Garden Music Nights Concert Series

June14 – September 6; Hendrie Park

Royal Botanical Garden’s live summer concert series returns to beautiful Hendrie Park. Tap your feet to jazz and blues music every Wednesday and enjoy country and roots music on Tuesdays. We’re celebrating Canada and Ontario’s 150th with some great homegrown talent!

A Signature Musical Performance

June 4; Hendrie Park

RBG is thrilled to present a signature performance by much celebrated Canadian musical act! Stay tuned for the official announcement.

T.B. McQuesten Sculpture Competition

November; Rock Garden

RBG founder Thomas Baker McQuesten B. McQuesten The T.B. McQuesten Sculpture Competition will celebrate the legacy of the community leader and set in motion the process of honouring him in perpetuity.