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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Entertainment: Little Ray's Reptile Zoo

Monday, May 20, 2019 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

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Entertainment: Little Ray's Reptile Zoo

Monday May 20

11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.; Arboretum

Suspend your imagination and follow the journey of early settlers coming to the east side of North America and making their way west. What will we come across? Get face to face with a crocodilian, skunk, owl or vulture, tarantula, snapping turtle, and so much more. This package is highlighted by endangered species found right here in Canada as well as giant invasive pythons that are now making Florida their home. This fun, highly educational show highlights the diversity of species found on our great continent and encourages children to act locally to save species at home.

 Included in your General Admission or Membership

Part of RBG's Bloom Celebrations!

Location: Arboretum
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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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