November 15 to January 4

Holiday Traditions

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Celebrate the season with Holiday Traditions, our annual holiday celebration featuring the famous RBG Train Show! Experience the winter wonderland of magical Hendrie Park.

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November 15 to December 21

Visits with Santa

Thursday & Friday; 5:00PM - 8:00PM | RBG Centre
Saturday; 1:00PM to 8:00PM | RBG Centre
Sunday; 10:00AM to 4:00PM | RBG Centre

Santa Claus has transformed the Turner Pavilion in Hendrie Park into his very own cabin! Read More

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December 7, 13 & 14

Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus

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Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for a delicious buffet breakfast! Once you’ve satisfied your appetite, enjoy all of the day’s activities too!

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December 27 to 31


10:00AM - 3:00PM | Arboretum

Five days of outdoor family winter fun! Bring the whole family to the Nature Interpretive Centre for some winter games, crafts, camp fire and activities.

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January 17 to April 12

Frogs: A Chorus of Colours

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Be amazed by the colorful world of frogs, the most visually stunning, vocally pleasing, and adaptively remarkable life forms on earth. If you’ve never thought of frogs as beautiful, this exhibition will change your mind!

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The International Sculpture Collection

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In 2013 Dan Lawrie, Hamilton businessman and Burlington resident, made a 10-year commitment to donating sculpture to Royal Botanical Gardens which has created The International Sculpture Collection.

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Open through summer 2015

Green Legacy

RBG Centre, Mezzanine

Explore the beauty, diversity and vulnerability of Canada’s native plants in this interactive, family-friendly exhibition. Developed by RBG in partnership with the Canadian Museum of Nature, Green Legacy challenges us to think about native plants and how they define our country and ourselves. Take part in one of our free Green Legacy wildflower walks this spring and summer!