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Laking Garden reduced hours Saturday June 15: Laking Garden will be closing at 2 p.m. for a special event. Hendrie Park / Rock Garden remain fully open until 8 p.m.

Easter Brunch – SOLD OUT

Special Event Accessible Event

Date & Time:

March 30 and 31

Location:

Rock Garden (1185 York Boulevard)

Types:

Family-Friendly, Food and Drink, Special Event

Admission:

Ticketed Event

Event Description

Saturday March 30 and Sunday March 31, 2024
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Come join us in celebration, as we embrace the rejuvenating spirit of springtime and revel in the joy of delightful company paired with delectable specialties.

This experience is SOLD OUT – sign up for email alerts for future events at rbg.ca/erbg

  • Couple Cheers At Jazz Brunch
  • Waffles With Icing Sugar And Berries
  • snow drops
  • Pastries Closeup
  • witch-hazel

Brunch Tickets

Member Pre-Sale: February 21, 11 a.m.
Public Sale: February 23, 11 a.m.

This is a special ticketed event and pre-registration is required.

Type Ticket Price
Adult $70 (+HST & Service Fee)
Child (Age 3-12) $35 (+HST & Service Fee)
Infant No Charge
Add-On: Bottomless Mimosas (19+) $25 (+HST)
  • This event requires a specific event ticket (not included in Garden Admission or Membership)
  • Garden admission discounts and coupons are not applicable to this ticketed event.
  • Tickets are non-refundable and final sale. After a purchase is complete, the tickets are the property of the ticket holder.
  • Tables accommodate up to 12 people, and so a 12 person/order limit will be in place. Groups larger than 12 may place separate orders and will be seated a different tables.

Member Pre-Sale Instructions

To access the member presale, simply log in to your RBG online account using the email address associated with your membership. Once your account is set up, visit the registration page during the pre-sale time and registration will be available! That’s it! No pre-sale code required.

Do NOT make a new account; any new account created will not have access to your member benefits, and will not permit you access to the pre-sale.

How To Activate Your Account

  1. Visit secure.rbg.ca/account/login
  2. Enter your email address and “submit” (NOTE: RBG members must use the email associated with their current membership)
  3. Check your email for a link to reset your password
  4. Log in with your new credentials and check your account information. Ensure your updated membership is showing.
  5. Optional but recommended: test your member benefits by checking tickets for the Nature’s Superheroes exhibit; if you see free member tickets, this account will have access to the pre-sale.

Once your member account is set up, visit the registration page and your tickets will be available!

If you do not receive a password reset email within 10 minutes, or if you log into and your membership is not showing in your account information, it is possible that email address is not the primary contact on your RBG Membership. Get in touch with the memberships team for more information.

Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question about this event? Click the topics below for more information. If you have a question that is not answered, ask a question online or give us a call at 905-527-1158.

Tickets

Pre-purchased tickets are required for this special event.

You will be required to present your pre-purchased tickets upon arrival, either printed out or digitally on your personal device. Each ticket will be scanned. The confirmation receipt is not a ticket. Your tickets were sent to you as an attachment in the confirmation e-mail you received after booking.

What's Included

Tickets include access to Rock Garden, RBG Brunch (food and beverage), plus a garden search and find activity.

Exhibit admission tickets / membership required if guests wish to add a visit to RBG Centre / Hendrie Park.

Weather

This event is held indoors with an outdoor component and will proceed rain or shine. RBG recommends coming prepared for the weather! RBG reserves the right to cancel a day due to inclement weather. If the event date is cancelled due to weather, a refund will be provided.

Seating

Each ticket group (<12) will be seated at the same table. Table types will be assigned to each group. RBG cannot guarantee multiple tables of the same group will be placed within proximity to each other. RBG teams are dedicated to delivery a quality experience for all guests. Tables will be assigned to ticket holder by RBG. 

Food and Beverage

The food service style is self service and, in our efforts, to minimize waste menu offerings are portioned based on the number and type of tickets sold. Due to the nature of this event RBG may not be able to accommodate all dietary restrictions and allergies. Royal Botanical Gardens cannot be held responsible for any dietary restrictions that guests may have.  

RBG will try to accommodate but cannot guarantee traces of such food are not present at the time of preparation. Please note that in compliance to the Health and Food Department regulations, NO outside food is permitted to be brough in and no left-over food is to be taken from the premises.

Directions and Parking

This event is held at Rock Garden, located at 1185 York Blvd. Burlington ON. Parking is included in the ticket price, and available in the designated lot across the street. Please enter through the main doors of the Rock Garden Visitor Center.

Rock Garden is located along bus routes for Burlington Transit, with stops a short distance from the entrance. See Directions & Parking for more details. 

Accessibility

All garden paths indicated on the map within the app are either paved, made of finely packed gravel, or over short stretches of grass. If accessing with a wheelchair / walker / stroller, an outdoor model is suggested. Some benches will be available for those who require them. 

Accessible parking spaces are available outside Rock Garden Visitor Center, and additional parking found across the street at the traffic light.  Visitors access the garden through Rock Garden Visitor Center. 

If you have any further questions about accessibility at this event please contact us by phone (905-527-1158) or use the online form. 

Washrooms

Washrooms are available in Rock Garden Visitor Center. And again outdoors in the lower level under the Garden House. 

Pets and Service Animals

With the exception of service animals, personal dogs/cats/animals are not permitted at this event. 

Terms and Conditions

Tickets purchased to special exhibitions are final sale and non-refundable. Tickets can be transferred to someone else if you can no longer attend. Please keep your tickets and confirmation: it is proof of your purchase and allows entry into the exhibition. 

Liability: RBG assumes no responsibility for loss or damage to property, or for personal injury or mishap; all activities are at the risk of the participant. 

Filming/Photography Release: Please be advised that all photos, audio-video, and static images taken at this tour may be used for exhibit, reproduction, and/or distribution for RBG related promotional use, including all forms of print, television advertisement, social media and /or website display. In consideration of your participation as a guest or attendee of this event, you authorize Royal Botanical Gardens, its legal representatives, suppliers, invited media and assigns unrestricted right and permission to copyright and use such photos and images under their sole discretion. Royal Botanical Gardens, its legal representatives, suppliers, invited media and assigns are released without limitation of any claims for libel or invasion of privacy. 

By purchasing tickets and participating in this tour on RBG properties, you are agreeing to the above release for yourself, and on behalf of your guests.