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Music in the Garden

A Summer of Music in Hendrie Park!

Concert series in Burlington Ontario (680 Plains Road W. Burlington ON)

Bring a lawn chair or pack a blanket, grab a cold drink and enjoy performances featuring award-winning musicians in our lovely garden setting. 

This is a ticketed event; pre-purchased tickets are required for entry.

  • Outdoor concert in the gardens on an open stage decorated with plants
  • person holding up their phone to capture an outdoor concert performance
  • Child dancing in front of an outdoor stage with a band performing live music
  • Two people enjoying live outdoor music concert in lawn chairs
  • reflecting pond at the centre of the Rose Garden

2024 Summer Concert Lineup

Wed July 3 Jesse Cook Presented by Noisemaker Learn More SOLD OUT
Wed July 10 Basia Bulat Presented by RBG Learn More Tickets
Thurs July 18 Dwayne Gretzky Presented by Noisemaker Learn More SOLD OUT
Thurs July 25 Donovan Woods & Hayden Presented by Noisemaker Learn More Tickets
Thurs August 1 The East Pointers Presented by RBG Learn More Tickets
Thurs August 8 Broken Social Scene Presented by Noisemaker Learn More Tickets
Wed August 14 Great Lake Swimmers Presented by RBG Learn More Tickets
Sun August 25 Sarah Harmer Presented by RBG Learn More Tickets
Thurs September 19 Feist Presented by RBG Learn More Tickets

Music in the Garden Presented by RBG

Bring a lawn chair or pack a blanket, grab a cold drink and enjoy performances featuring award-winning musicians in our lovely garden setting. This four-part concert series is held outdoors in the beautiful Hendrie Park.

*Please note – Chairs are not provided. Guests are asked to bring their own foldable lawn chairs, blankets, and cushions for turf seating. For added convenience, rental chairs are available for a $5 add on upon booking your concert tickets. 

This is a ticketed event; pre-purchased tickets are required for entry. RBG Members receive access to discounted tickets.

Basia Bulat

Music in the Garden featuring Basia Bulat, July 10 2024

Wednesday July 10
Classic folk, country and R&B

The East Pointers

Music in the Garden featuring The East Pointers August 1 2024

Thursday August 1
Modern, east coast folk

Great Lake Swimmers

Music in the Garden featuring Great Lake Swimmers August 14 2024

Wednesday August 14
Americana Indie-Folk

Sarah Harmer

Music in the Garden featuring Sarah Harmer and Bry webb August 25 2024

Sunday August 25
Indie-pop, folk, bluegrass

Music in the Garden Presented by Noisemaker

Immerse yourself in a summer of music with Music in the Garden presented by Noisemaker! This four-part concert series will feature top-tier Canadian acts including Jesse Cook, Dwayne Gretzky, Donovan Woods and Hayden, and Broken Social Scene.

Note: these events are operated by a Noisemaker, a third-party organizer. Questions regarding these events including ticketing should be directed to noisemaker.ca

Looking to join us for all Noisemaker dates? Purchase a season pass!

Under the Harvest Moon featuring Feist, september 16 2024

Under the Harvest Moon with Feist

September 19

Celebrate the transition of seasons by joining us for a night of music with a remarkable act. Feist will grace the autumn air under the harvest moon. Bring a lawn chair, pack a cozy blanket and enjoy fall inspired food and beverage in our lovely garden setting. Presented by RBG.

In Hendrie Park, Burlington ON

Our largest cultivated garden area, Hendrie Park has something for everyone. This garden truly illustrates the diversity of both plants and garden design.

Bring a chair or spread out a blanket; the “Music in the Gardens” stage will be set up in Mitchell’s Field, a grassy hill on the eastern end of Hendrie Park. This location is a ~400m walk from the entrance of RBG Centre.

The Music in the Gardens concert series is held at 680 Plains Rd. W. Burligton ON

Music at RBG F.A.Q.s

Have a question about music in the gardens? 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 us a message.

Directions & Parking

Music in the Garden is held in Hendrie Park. Parking is included, available in the large lot at RBG Centre, 680 Plains Road W. Burlington Ontario. Enter through RBG Centre and access the garden via the Hendrie Park tunnel (staff will provide direction upon arrival). NOTE: Hendrie Park is NOT accessible via the “Cherry Hill” trailhead parking lot. 

This garden is located along bus routes for Burlington Transit, with stops a short distance from the entrance. See rbg.ca/directions for more details. 

Seating

Seating is general admission, and first-come first-served. Chairs are not provided. Guests are asked to bring their own foldable lawn chairs, blankets, and cushions for turf seating.

Food & Drink

Concessions will be open with grab and go fare available for purchase.  

Outside food and drink is not permitted. 

Washrooms

Washrooms are located close to the performance area, just outside the Turner Pavilion Teahouse, and inside RBG Centre on the lowest floor of the Atrium. 

Weather & Attire

This event is held outdoors in a non-covered area. Dress for the weather! Consider a rain poncho and umbrella should there be rain in the forecast, as well as bug spray, a hat, and sunglasses (for sunset). 

RBG reserves the right to cancel the performance due to extreme inclement weather.  

We will try our best to notify ticketholders as soon as possible regarding cancellations via email, however, due to the unpredictability of summer storms, ticketholders may receive little to no notice. 

Accessibility

RBG welcomes the use of personal assistive devices that allow visitors to enjoy our facilities and services. The stage is located in Mitchell’s Field in Hendrie Park, and is accessible by paved pathways.  

 Mitchell’s Field is a large, open lawn area with a natural slope. 

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

If you have any questions about accessibility, please contact us at 905-527-1158. 

Recommended Age

Though Music in the Gardens performances are intended for an adult audience, children are welcome to attend with an accompanying adult. All attendees require an event ticket.

Pets & Service Animals

With the exception of service animals, personal dogs/cats/animals are not permitted at this event. 

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