Festivals and Events Calendar

Current seasonal hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Some events are included in your general admission / membership, while others require separate ticketing or registration. Click the activity you are interested in for more details.

Looking a few months ahead? Check out the event listings at rbg.ca/events

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PROGRAM: Bonsai, an Introduction

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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NEW! Bonsai, an Introduction

Wednesday October 10

7 to 9 p.m.; RBG Centre

RBG Experiences - Master Your Garden

Start a new hobby of bonsai! Once practiced only by skilled masters of the discipline, bonsai is an activity that can be enjoyed at any age with any level of skill. With a few key horticultural techniques and some basic design concepts, these living sculptures can be created from many of the plants we find in today’s nurseries. In this introductory course, Mike McCallion, president of the Bonsai Society at RBG, demonstrates the techniques involved in creating a bonsai.

Fee: $40 (Members 10% off)

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Location: RBG Centre
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Please note the daily events / activities listed here may be located in different garden areas from other events occuring on the same day. Please check the location in each listing, and consider travel time between gardens when creating your schedule for the day. General Admission paid at one garden area will allow you access into all other gardens for that same day. Click here for an overview of all our gardens and trails.

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Hours and Admission

Learn everything you need to enjoy your time in the gardens! Online tickets available for purchase.

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Parking and Directions

RBG cosists of four formal gardens contained within 1,100 hectares of nature reserve. Parking is available at the various garden areas and trailheads.

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Upcoming Events

RBG hosts events year-round, from blooms celebrations, to performing arts, to holiday celebrations

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