Featured Events

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Heritage and Archaeology Open House and Symposium

Saturday October 20

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; RBG Centre

You’re invited to join us for an exciting day full of history at RBG! On Saturday, October 20th, 2018 RBG will host experts from the fields of heritage and archaeology who are excited to share their knowledge of the history of our local landscapes. Learn More >>

 Registration Required

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Jazz Brunch

Sundays, Starting October 14

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. Learn More >>

 Reservations Required


The Great Pumpkin Trail

October 25 and 26

It’s a magical evening on the Pumpkin Trail! Hundreds of jack-o-lanterns light your way along our garden and South Bridle Trail. Enjoy live entertainment, face painting and pumpkin-themed activities and games. Learn More >>

 Tickets Required

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Tea Festival

November 3 and 4

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; RBG Centre

Warm up with a hot cup of tea and sample different varieties from around the world. From green to rooibos, oolong to herbal and everything in between, learn all about your favourite types of tea with educational presentations. Learn More >>

 Tickets Required

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December 6 and 7

6 to 10 p.m.; RBG Centre

RBG's Fest-of-Ales returns to help kick off the holiday season in the best way possible - with craft beer! Back for another year with a festive night of craft breweries, delicious food, great music, a cash bar for those wanting libations other than beer, and a mocktail station for our important DDs! Learn More >>

 Tickets Required

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Holiday Traditions

November 17 to January 6

Join us for performances, Santa experiences, exhibits and more as we welcome the holiday season.