Garden Music Nights

Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 6:30 to 9 p.m.; Hendrie Park

An RBG tradition continues with another stunning lineup of entertainment returning to the Hendrie Park stage. Enjoy a cold drink and BBQ and get set for some award-winning jazz, blues, country and roots musicians in our lovely garden setting

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 Included in your General Admission or Membership

Red Hot Jazz & Cool Blues

Wednesdays, July 3 to August 28

An RBG tradition continues with another stunning lineup of entertainment returning to the Hendrie Park stage. Enjoy a cold drink and BBQ and get set for some award-winning jazz and blues musicians in our lovely garden setting.

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Country and Roots

Tuesdays, July 2 to August 20

RBG goes a little bit country! Get ready for hot summer nights filled with inspiring performances from home-grown Canadian talent. Grab a cold drink, enjoy some delicious BBQ and let your hair down in the beauty of Hendrie Park.

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Tickets

Already attending RBG throughout the day? Garden Music Nights performances are included in your General Admission or Membership!

Only joining us for the evening? Your Music Nights show ticket includes access to the gardens after 5 p.m.

Visitor Ticket Price
Adult $13.50 (includes HST)
Senior*/Student** $11.25 (includes HST)
Child age 4 to 12 $7.50 (includes HST)
Child under age 4 FREE
Above pricing includes access to RBG properties after 5 p.m. See rbg.ca/visitus for full-day admission.

Tickets available for purchase online or at the door.

See rbg.ca/jazz and rbg.ca/country for individual performance tickets.

  • *RBG considers a senior to be a person of 65+ years of age
  • **Student includes anyone showing a student card indicating full-time attendance in a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • Prices include applicable taxes
  • Tickets are non-refundable and final sale.
  • Performances run rain or shine!

Food and Drink

Don't have time to grab dinner before the show? The chefs from the Greenhouse Café will be cooking up some awesome eats, and offering a bar menu available for purchase. Prices include applicable taxes.

No outside food or drink permitted at this event.

Rotating Food Menu

Below is a selection of items that will be on rotation throughout the summer. Each night the chefs will be preparing a few items from the list below. The entire menu below will NOT be available every evening. NOTE: all items are gluten free (some served without bun)

  • Chicken Souvlaki with Grilled Pita (tzatziki) served with couscous salad $12.50
  • BBQ Quarter Chicken with baked beans and grilled corn cob (GF) $13.00
  • Nashville Hot Fried Chicken with Coleslaw $12.50
  • Sausage on a bun pepper & onions with mixed potato salad $12.00
  • Pulled pork sandwich with Coleslaw $11.00
  • Jerk chicken tacos (2) topped with fruit salsa served with sweet potato & blackbean salad $12.50
  • Flaked salmon taco (2) with cabbage, pickled onion, lemon aioli with coleslaw $13.00
  • Falafel with mixed baby greens (vegan or vegetarian) couscous salad $12.00
  • Taco al pastor (pork/pineapple/salsa verde) with apple and carrot slaw $12.00
  • Steak sandwich (peps onions/provolone/horse aioli) kettle chips $13.00
  • Beyond meat veg burger with potato chips $12.50

Snacks

  • Assorted Chips $2.00
  • Packages Cookies and Brownies $3.50
  • Ice Cream Bars $4.00

Beverages

  • Draft Beer 15oz - $8.00
  • Rood Apples Cider 473ml - $8.00
  • Niagara VQA Wine 6oz pour - $7.00
  • Caesar - $8.00
  • Virgin Caesar - $5.50
  • Assorted cold Beverages $3.00
  • Bottled Water $2.50
  • Coffee $3.00
  • DAVIDsTea $3.50

interpretor giving a tour

Intermission Tours

Get out of your seat during intermission for a guided tour of a Hendrie Park Garden! Tour topics vary depending on whats blooming and interesting in the garden that week. Tour included in your event admission!


Event FAQ

Have a question about RBG's Music Night series? Click the topics below for more information. If you have a question that is not answered, give us a call at 905-527-1158 or send a message at rbg.ca/contact-events.

Admission and Tickets >>

Garden Music Nights performances are included in your daily General Admission and are FREE for card-holding RBG Members. General admission tickets are available to purchase online at rbg.ca/visitus, or in person upon arrival at RBG Centre.

Did you know your General Admission gives you access to all five garden areas for the day? Come to RBG early in the day and experience Rock Garden, the Arboretum, Laking Garden and Mediterannean Garden before joining us in Hendrie Park for the main performance!

Looking to just join us for the evening? Get your tickets for individual Garden Music Night dates online at rbg.ca/jazz or rbg.ca/country. These event tickets only allow access to RBG properties after 5 p.m. the day of the event.

Inclement Weather >>

The RBG summer music series performances are held rain or shine! Some seating is available under the tent, but these spots fill up quickly so be sure to dress for the weather.

Directions and Parking >>

This event is held in Hendrie Park. Parking is included, and available at RBG Centre, 680 Plains Road W. in Burlington. Access the garden through the main building, through the Atrium, and down to the Hendrie Park Tunnel. The concert takes place in the Rose Garden tent, and is accessible via paved pathways.

RBG Centre is accessible by Burlington Transit. For more information about arriving at RBG by bus, visit rbg.ca/directions.

Seating Arrangements >>

All seats are general admission, and first-come first-served. Chairs are provided but fill up quickly. If you are arriving after the show has started there is a chance all the chairs may have been taken, so please bring your own lawn chair.

Food >>

No outside food or drink permitted at this event. The Greenhouse Café will be offering a BBQ menu and licensed bar items available for purchase at their tent near the performance area starting at 5:30 p.m., one hour before the perfrormance begins, and concludes at 8 p.m.

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Accessibility >>

RBG welcomes the use of personal assistive devices that allow visitors to enjoy our facilities and services. The Garden Music Nights stage is located in Hendrie Park, and is accessibly by paved pathways with a ~350m walk from the Hendrie Park Tunnel.

For convenience RBG has a limited number of wheelchairs available for loan at the RBG Centre and Rock Garden Visitor Centre kiosks. Wheelchairs are available on a first come basis and may not be reserved in advance. It is recommended that guests bring their own wheelchairs.

Seating is provided for this event. There are a limited number of accessible seating areas marked for the performance. Please be mindful of these and if you do not require accessible seating, please choose another seat.

Pets / Service Animals >>

Well-behaved dogs are welcome at the music series but must remain leashed at all times. Any pets found disrupting the event or other guests may be asked to leave.

Personal animals (with the exception of service animals) are not permitted in RBG's indoor spaces, except to access the Hendrie Park tunnel through RBG Centre.


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Visit rbg.ca/events for more information or view the full calendar at rbg.ca/visitorevents.

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