Festivals and Events Calendar

Current seasonal hours: 10 a.m. to 5 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: The Budding Artist

Saturday, June 1, 2019 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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The Budding Artist

Saturday June 1

10 to 11 a.m. for 5 to 8 year-olds OR
1 to 2 p.m. for 8 to 12 year-olds

RBG Experiences - Arts in the Gardens

If you have children who love art, let RBG’s lilac collection inspire the artist in them. Julie Donec leads participants in a fun-filled one-hour session in an outdoor setting where children can expand their creative side using the watercolour medium. Have fun experimenting with different tools and discovering simple new techniques. All materials are provided.

Pre-Registration Required

Fee: $45 (Members 10% off)

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RBG offers courses and workshops for families, kids and adults in the areas of gardening, nature, botanical arts and wellness. Visit rbg.ca/publicprograms to see this season's full offering.

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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