Every Day at RBG is a Feast for your Senses!

Experience the fragrance of brilliant blooms and spectacular nature trails bursting with wildlife. Tempt your taste buds with unique culinary experiences celebrating locally sourced ingredients and regional brews, then immerse yourself in vibrant arts and culture with live summer concerts and the inspirational Dan Lawrie Sculpture Collection.

A Summer for the Senses

Every day is a new experience at Royal Botanical Gardens, all your sesnes are engaged! Discover engaging course and workshops, dynamic weekend entertainment, and stunning horticultural displays all through the summer.

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iris collection in bloom

Brilliant Blooms and Scenic Trails

With over 250 acres of cultivated gardens and 27km of trails, there’s something new to see each week. From spring blossoms and bulbs to summer perennials and veggies, RBG is full of picture-perfect views all season long.

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Exciting Weekends and Engaging Activities

Weekends at RBG are full of tours, activities, family entertainment, and more! There are lots of ways to learn and engage with and discover the incredible world of plants.

  • Guided Tours: daily, all summer
  • Discovery Carts: daily, all summer
  • Wildflower Walks: weekends in May and June
  • Family Entertainment: weekends in May and June
  • Biodiversity Celebration: Saturday May 25
  • Enchanted Garden Weekend: August 3 to 5
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Arts and Culture in the Gardens

Enjoy captivating live concerts, theatre and art in the gardens all summer long!


playing music under the rose garden tent for an audience

Sumptuous Sips and Bites

Enjoy a taste of the gardens with delectable lunches and botanically inspired recipes!

DineEdible Weekends

Visitors eating in the Greenhouse Café restaurant

Hours and Admission

Access to all 5 cultivated garden areas is included in your general admission or membership! Admission also includes a parking pass, usable at all RBG trailhead parking lots. If you're only looking to visit the nature sanctuaries to join us for a hike, parking charges apply in these lots.

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Rock Garden in the fall

Gardens and Trails

The ever-changing seasons, blooms, and natural phenomenon make each visit a new experience. Explore and enjoy the many historical outdoor plant collections, the indoor Mediterranean Garden, and 27 km of nature trails.

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spring display in gift shop

Shop @ The Gardens

Gardening accents and tools, containers and statuary, home décor, jewelry and fashion, educational games and toys for children, gardening and nature books, and more.

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