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Special Events

RBG hosts events year-round, from blooms experiences, to performing arts, to holiday celebrations, and more!

Many special events require tickets (separate from Garden Admission or Membership). Please check the event details before planning your visit.

Upcoming Special Events

Planning Further Ahead?

RBG has exciting events, activities, tours, and more all year long! Check out the “Things to Do By Season” to start planning your visit, OR keep scrolling to sign up for notifications via email, and be the first to hear about event and ticket sale announcements.

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Contact RBG’s Special Events Team

Do you have a question about our signature events? Fill out the form below and a member of our team will get back to you.

PLEASE NOTE this inquiry form is for questions pertaining to special events run by Royal Botanical Gardens. If you are interested in hosting your own event at RBG, check out the options for venues and rentals.

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Special Event Terms & Conditions

Tickets purchased to RBG special events are final sale and non-refundable. Tickets for this experience can be transferred to someone else if you can no longer attend the experience. Please keep your tickets and confirmation: it is proof of your purchase and allows entry into the experience.

Liability: RBG assumes no responsibility for loss or damage to property, or for personal injury or mishap; all activities are at the risk of the participant.

Filming/Photography Release: Please be advised that all photos, audio-video, and static images taken at this experience may be used for exhibit, reproduction, and/or distribution for RBG related promotional use, including all forms of print, television advertisement, social media and /or website display. In consideration of your participation as a guest or attendee of this experience, you authorize Royal Botanical Gardens, its legal representatives, suppliers, invited media and assigns unrestricted right and permission to copyright and use such photos and images under their sole discretion. Royal Botanical Gardens, its legal representatives, suppliers, invited media and assigns are released without limitation of any claims for libel or invasion of privacy.

COVID 19 Rights and Responsibilities: Royal Botanical Gardens understands and respects the rights of all staff, volunteers, and event attendees to be protected from infectious diseases. Royal Botanical Gardens follows the public health and workplace safety measures and regulations as indicated by local public health units, local municipalities, and the Province of Ontario. As such, guests are mandatorily required to adhere to the processes and policies that are put in place to mitigate effects of infectious diseases. Such processes and policies include, but are not limited to: face coverings, daily medical screening, and social distancing. It is the right of Royal Botanical Gardens to restrict the access to or remove from its events and properties any individual who does not adhere to such processes and policies. By agreeing you understand the above statement and agree to its contents for yourself and those individuals attending the exhibition with you.

By purchasing tickets and participating in this experience on RBG properties, you are agreeing to the above release for yourself, and on behalf of your guests.