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Discovery Activities & Tours

Spend some time with our Garden Interpreters to discover plants in a new way. Visit our Discovery Carts, go on a guided tour, and much more!

All Discovery in the Gardens activities are included in your General Admission or Membership! This admission also includes your entry into all 5 garden areas for the day.

Upcoming Activities and Tours

Activities and Tours by Season

Fall Activities and Tours

September through November

Join RBG’s interpretation team for guided tours and self-guided activities that will be sure to inspire.

For specific dates and topics, check our full events calendar prior to your visit.

Rock Garden water feature river in June

Rock Garden Self-Guided Activities

Daily, Seasonal hours

A variety of self-guided activities are available year round a the peaceful Rock Garden, including the Tree Mindfulness Tour, Wish You Were Here: The Rock Garden’s History in Postcards, Rock Garden Favourites Tour, Be a TaleBlazer, and #ShareTheChair.

Self-Guided

Bloom Season Activities and Tours

Mid-May Through August

There’s lots to learn and explore as spring and summer bring the gardens to life! Join RBG’s interpretation team for guided tours and self-guided activities that will be sure to inspire.

For specific dates and topics, check our full events calendar prior to your visit.

Discovery Cart Teaching About Roses

Discovery Station

Daily, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Stop by our Discovery Station to explore highlights in the Gardens. Our topics will change a few times per summer so be sure to come back again to see what we are up to next! See the calendar for the garden location and topic.

Guided

Rock Garden water feature river in June

Rock Garden Self-Guided Activities

Daily, Seasonal hours

A variety of self-guided activities are available year round a the peaceful Rock Garden, including the Tree Mindfulness Tour, Wish You Were Here: The Rock Garden’s History in Postcards, Rock Garden Favourites Tour, Be a TaleBlazer, and #ShareTheChair.

Self-Guided

… and more!

Our interpretation team is always hard at work adding new activities and tour options throughout the year. For a full listing of upcoming Discovery Activities by date (including location and topic information) please see our full events calendar prior to your visit.

Winter Exhibit Activities and Tours

2021 Dates To Be Announced

Join us for interactive shows, discovery activities, animal meet-and-greets, and more.

Join RBG’s interpretation team for guided tours and self-guided activities that will be sure to inspire.

For specific dates and topics, check our full events calendar prior to your visit.

Rock Garden Lower Bowl In Winter

Rock Garden Self-Guided Activities

Daily, Seasonal hours

A variety of self-guided activities are available year round a the peaceful Rock Garden, including the Tree Mindfulness Tour, Wish You Were Here: The Rock Garden’s History in Postcards, Rock Garden Favourites Tour, Be a TaleBlazer, and #ShareTheChair.

Self-Guided

Winter Wonders Activities and Tours

November through December

While you are visiting RBG Centre for Holiday Traditions, join us for some hands-on activities, seasonal stories, and to explore the outdoors!

For specific dates and meeting-places, check our full events calendar prior to your visit.

Rock Garden Lower Bowl In Winter

Rock Garden Self-Guided Activities

Daily, Seasonal hours

A variety of self-guided activities are available year round a the peaceful Rock Garden, including the Tree Mindfulness Tour, Wish You Were Here: The Rock Garden’s History in Postcards, Rock Garden Favourites Tour, Be a TaleBlazer, and #ShareTheChair.

Self-Guided

… and more!

Our interpretation team is always hard at work adding new activities and tour options throughout the year. For a full listing of upcoming Discovery Activities by date (including location and topic information) please see our full events calendar prior to your visit.