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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Jazz Brunch Concert Series - Aaron Bowers Trio

Sunday, April 7, 2019 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Jazz Brunch Concert Series

Select Sundays Beginning March 3

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Rock Garden

Sunday Brunches never “sounded” so sweet! Enjoy a delicious brunch complemented by the tranquility of the historic Rock Garden at the Royal Botanical Gardens and the sweet sounds of live entertainment. Reservations Required. See rbg.ca/jazzbrunch for upcoming dates and lineups.

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Looking to make reservations for a different date? Upcoming dates and reservation links available at rbg.ca/jazzbrunch.

Sunday April 7: Aaron Bowers Trio

Aaron Bowers is a local Hamilton saxophone player who has been performing and teaching in the city for well over ten years now. He is a graduate of the local Mohawk Music program, as well as the Humber Music Performance Degree program in Toronto. He regularly performs with local bands Momentum, Funkhaus, the Royal Canadian Navy band, and many local jazz groups and combos. Aaron has taught hundreds of students across the GTA, and now spends most of his nights at KAOS music in Oakville.

Location: Rock Garden
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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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