November 14 to January 3

Holiday Traditions

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RBG’s annual holiday season celebration featuring the RBG Train Show. Stroll through beautiful Hendrie Park strewn with magical Christmas lights, enjoy festive holiday music and make your way through the Candy Cane Garden to see Santa at his cabin.

November 28 and 29

The 6th Annual Christmas Show

Saturday 10AM-6PM | Sunday 10AM -5PM | Learn More >>

The Christmas Show is pleased to be returning to Royal Botanical Gardens. Looking for the perfect gift? The Christmas Show will feature many local and unique artisans, one-of-a-kind gifts, holiday decor and fine foods. You are sure to find something for everyone!

December 1 & 2

Auxiliary - Evergreen Design Workshops

Table Design | Tuesday, December 1; 1 and 7 p.m.
Door Design | Wednesday, December 2; 1 and 7 p.m.

The Evergreen Design Workshops are hosted by the Auxiliary Workshop and demonstrated by experienced designers at RBG Centre.

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December 3


7:00 – 10:00PM | RBG Centre | Buy tickets today

Do you love craft beer? We love craft beer too! And we certainly love the botanical ingredients at the heart of them! Quench your thirst with 12 local and regional craft breweries and devour delicious eats. Increase the merriment by touring our holiday RBG Train Show while you're here.

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December 3 - 5

Shop @ the Gardens Sale

All Day | RBG Centre | Learn More >>
Member Appreciation Days – Dec. 3 - 5
Friends & Family Day – Dec. 3

Each purchase supports the Gardens’ programs and activities.

December 6 & 19

Brunch with Santa

Auditorium, RBG Centre | Learn More >>

Join Santa for a delicious buffet brunch! Once you’ve satisfied your appetite, enjoy all of the day’s activities too!

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January 23 to April 17, 2016

Reptile Rendezvous

RBG Centre | More information coming soon

Engage with the wild and wonderful world of turtles, lizards, snakes and more!
Stay tuned for more info . . .


The International Sculpture Collection

Hendrie Park | Learn More >>

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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