Upcoming Events


Winter Exhibit: Frogs!

January 20 to April 15

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; RBG Centre

Frogs introduces visitors to the amazing and colorful world of anurans – the frogs. Although most people have no aversion to frogs, their beauty and elegance are often overlooked. These amphibians are among the most visually stunning, vocally pleasing, and adaptively remarkable life forms on earth. If you’ve never thought of frogs as beautiful, this exhibition will change your mind! Learn More >>


orchids

Orchid Society Annual Show and Sale

February 24 and 25

Saturday: noon to 5 p.m.; RBG Centre
Sunday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; RBG Centre
Photographers: Sunday 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

The Annual Show showcases the beauty and diversity of orchids. Judged by the American Orchid Society, it features orchid displays by societies and growers from across Canada and the USA. There are also exhibits of flower arrangements, painting, photographs and plant sales. Learn more at www.osrbg.ca


RBG Speaker Series

RBG Speaker Series: Roy Diblik

Friday March 2

7 p.m.; RBG Centre

Roy Diblik’s thoughtful way to design perennial plantings welcomes fresh contemporary styles and plant diversity integrated with responsible maintenance concerns. By using a selection of regionally dependable perennials and native plants, endless natural plant patterns can be constructed, each relating to time and cost to maintain. Learn More >>


Man playing saxaphone

Jazz Brunches

Sundays, Starting March 4

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Rock Garden

RBG’s Summer Concert Series moves inside with the Jazz Brunches! Experience a sumptuous weekend brunch together with live jazz and the tranquility of Royal Botanical Gardens. Our diverse menu appeals to taste buds of all ages. Reservations Required. Learn More >>


pancakes with blueberries

Easter Brunch

Sunday April 1

Seatings at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.; RBG Centre

Celebrate Easter at RBG! Stroll through the Gardens and join us for a delicious spread. Reservations required. More details coming soon! Learn More >>


ilustrated gardening tools

Plant Faire

Saturday April 21

RBG Centre

RBG is proud to present its second annual Plant Faire, a great way to get a head start on the gardening season, find unique plants for your home garden, and speak to passionate gardening professionals. More details coming soon!


RBG Speaker Series

RBG Speaker Series: Nikki Jabour

Friday May 4

7 p.m.; RBG Centre

238 new plants to shake up your garden and add variety, flavour and fun. More details coming soon!


pouring tea

Mother's Day Afternoon Tea

Saturday May 12

4 p.m.; Rock Garden

Show Mom how much you care and treat her to afternoon tea. Enjoy a variety of tea sandwiches, scones and mini pastries. Reservations required. More details coming soon!


Waffles with icing sugar

Mother's Day Brunch

Sunday May 13

Seatings at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.; RBG Centre

Treat Mom to a day at the Gardens. Enjoy a delicious brunch and tour the spring blooms. Reservations required.


Centennial Rose Garden Refresh

Opening this summer; Hendrie Park
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Our centennial Rose Garden is getting a facelift! Watch this exciting project as it gets underway in 2017.The refreshed Rose Garden will allow RBG to interpret and promote Ontario’s innovation in sustainable gardening practices for visitors.

We can’t wait to present our rejuvenated Rose Garden, OPENING SUMMER 2018.