October 23 and 24 | SOLD OUT

The Great Pumpkin Trail

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It's a magical evening on the Pumpkin Trail! Hundreds of jack-o-lanterns light your way along our garden and woodland trail. Enjoy live entertainment, face painting and pumpkin-themed activities, while sipping a warm harvest drink.

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November 13 to 15

Auxiliary - Christmas Show and Sale 2014

10:00AM to 4:00PM | Camilla and Peter Dalglish Atrium; RBG Centre

We are excited to show you new ideas for seasonal design.
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November 15 to January 4

Holiday Traditions

Daily | RBG Centre

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 2 and 3

Auxiliary - Evergreen Design Workshops

Hosted by the Auxiliary Workshop and demonstrated by experienced designers at RBG Centre.
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December 7, 13 & 14

Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus

10am | Auditorium | Learn More >>

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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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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July 1 to October 13

Earth Art Exhibition

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Earth Art, also known as “Ephemeral Art”, is an exciting genre of art that has emerged out of the contemporary world’s growing environmental consciousness. Art is created using natural elements – earth, stone, trees, plants, even ice, to create an art form that dialogues with nature...

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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!