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!

The Tenors: A Signature Performance!

Sunday, June 4; Hendrie Park – Learn More

Showcasing their undeniable charm and diverse vocal styles, blending classical music and contemporary pop, the award-winning and multi-platinum band perform in the tranquility of Mitchell’s Field in RBG’s Hendrie Park.

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.