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Spring at the Arboretum

Accessible Event

Date & Time:

April 2 to 30, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Arboretum (16 Old Guelph Road)




At Your Leisure

Event Description

Celebrate Spring at the Arboretum!

Get outdoors and celebrate the emergence of spring as RBG’s Arboretum and surrounding nature trails come alive with inspiring plants and wildlife! From delicate and ephemeral wild plants and flowering trees to beautiful migrating birds and wildlife, every spring visit to the Arboretum brings a new adventure.

  • Pink Dawn - Viburnum
  • Cercis canadensis budding


16 Old Guelph Road, Hamilton

The Arboretum holds the Katie Osborne Lilac Collection, one of the largest and most diverse lilac collection in the world. The lilac dell is a must-visit during peak bloom!

What’s in Bloom?

Plants of interest are ever-changing in RBG’s five cultivated garden areas and nature sanctuaries. Check back to learn what’s blooming now or see the blooms calendar for a rough estimation of what to expect each season.

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