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Reduced Hours during Winter Wonders: RBG Centre and Hendrie Park will close at 4 p.m. during Winter Wonders (final admission 3 p.m.). Timed-tickets required to access these areas for the evening Winter Wonders experience.

Discovery Station: Plants of the Holidays

Date & Time:

Jan 2 to 8, 10am to 4pm


RBG Centre (680 Plains Rd W)


Discovery Activities & Tours, Drop In, Family-Friendly, Green Thumb


10 to 20 Minutes


Included with Membership, Included with General Admission

Event Description

Join our Interpreters to explore why plants like holly and ivy are commonly used for winter holiday décor.

Available weekends and local school holidays, November 25 to January 8, 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Exceptions apply.

  • All dates: November 25–27, December 3–4, 10–11, 17–18, 27–31, January 2–8
  • Recommended Audience: all ages
  • At your leisure
  • Near the McQuesten Theatre in RBG Centre
  • Included in your Garden Admission or Membership

More Discovery in the Gardens

Spend some time with our Garden Interpreters to discover plants in a new way. Visit our Discovery Carts, go on a guided tour, and much more!

More Drop-In Activities

See the full events calendar for everything coming up at RBG.