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Self-Guided Activities

Date & Time:

Nov 23 to Dec 24


RBG Centre (680 Plains Rd W)


Discovery Activities & Tours, Drop In, Family-Friendly


At Your Leisure


Included with Membership, Included with General Admission

Event Description

Learn about seasonal plants and festivals with these self-guided activities throughout RBG Centre!

  • All dates: November 23 to December 24, December 27 to 30, January 2 to 8
  • Recommended Audience: all ages
  • At your leisure
  • Included in your Garden Admission or Membership

Festivals of Light Mini-Exhibit

Celebrated locally in our communities and in neighbourhoods around the world are many observances which use light. Please join the Children’s International Learning Centre in exploring diverse celebrations which have similar traditions.

Festive Plants in the Mediterranean Garden

Can you find all the festive plants in our Mediterranean Garden? See if you can spot the grapevine reindeer hiding around RBG Centre too!

Botanical Train Scavenger Hunts

Borrow a scavenger hunt and explore our botanical train display.

Festive Folklore Trees

Discover the stories behind the décor on our special holiday trees.

Discovery Packs

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Borrow a Discovery Pack from the Discovery Station to help you explore RBG. Each pack has an activity booklet and tools to engage your curiosity.

Recommended Audience: Families with children aged 5 to 10.

Generously supported by: TD Friends of the Environment Foundation

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.