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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Spider Special

Thursday, April 4, 2019 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Indian Ornamental Spider

Spider Special

Weekdays*, January 19 to April 14

1:30 to 3:30 p.m.; RBG Centre

Stop by to learn about a spider’s diet. Can you stomach it?! (All-ages, weekdays* only). Find this activity in the Atrium at RBG Centre.

*Weekday programming runs Monday to Friday except on PA Days, holidays, and March Break when the weekend schedule will apply.

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 Included in your General Admission or Membership

Part of RBG's winter exhibit, Spiders Alive!

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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