Colour Comes Alive at RBG!

Every day is a colourful experience at RBG! From old favourites like Red-hot Jazz and Cool Blues events to painting workshops, special plant displays and garden design workshops, enjoy a year of vibrant colour at RBG.

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Show some garden love! Visit our featured garden and take a garden selfie each week for the chance to win a weekend getaway with Royal Botanical Gardens and Langdon Hall!

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A Rainbow of Blooms

Planning and creating a garden is very much like painting a picture, but the land is your canvas and your palette is alive. You are, in fact, painting with plants.

Visit Hendrie Park and Rock Garden, and embark on a journey around the colour wheel, with displays interpreting the following concepts as they apply to gardening.

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Colourful Weekends

There's a new colourful experience waiting for you each weekend at RBG! Join us for blooms, tours, hikes, entertainment, and activities the whole family can enjoy! See the schedule at

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Vibrant Events

Join us for inspired events all season long! There's something for the whole family at RBG.

Music-lovers enjoy hot summer nights filled with performances from home-grown Canadian talent in the garden with our summer music series.

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Rose Garden Rejuvenation

Hendrie Park's Centennial Rose Garden Rejuvenation project is almost complete! Starting June 23, experience a beautiful spectrum of roses and companion plants in this innovative garden, full of colour all season long. The new rose garden was designed with a sturdy foundation of disease-resistant, disease-tolerant, and cold-hardy roses, including some Canadian introductions you can find at local growers.

Learn About the New Garden

Join Us for a Year Full of Colour!

Every day is a new experience at Royal Botanical Gardens, where colour comes alive! Discover engaging course and workshops, dynamic weekend entertainment, and stunning horticultural displays all through the summer.

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Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport

The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport’s Celebrate Ontario program is generously supporting Blooms at RBG.

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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. Learn More


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Dine in the Gardens

With two restaurants and a teahouse on site, Royal Botanical Gardens is your destination for dishes inspired by fresh, seasonal ingredients. Learn More


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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. Learn More