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: Tea and Talk - Champagne Oolong

Sunday, December 16, 2018 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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NEW! Tea and Talk

Sundays, September 16, October 21, November 18, December 16

1:30 to 4:30 p.m.; RBG Centre

RBG Experiences - Taste of the Gardens

This is a unique opportunity to exchange your tea experiences with other tea enthusiasts while enjoying some excellent tea samples. Edward Qu, Chinese tea sommelier, certified tea reviewing specialist and a tea lifestyle enthusiast, takes you on a tea journey and encourages round table discussion on various topics of tea. With this series, Oolong tea and its subtypes are covered. Learn about this popular tea from plant to cup.


  • September 16 — Northern Fujian style Oolong (Rock Tea): Da Hong Pao/Big Red Rope
  • October 21 — Southen Fujian style Oolong (Green Oolong): Tie Guan Yin/Iron Goddess, ZP Narcissus
  • November 18 — Guangdong style Oolong (Pheonix Dan Cong): Mi Lan Xiang/Duck poop tea
  • December 16 — Taiwan style Oolong (Champagne Oolong): Oriental beauty

Fee: $30/class or $100 for all four (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.