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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Doors Open Halton Region

Saturday, September 28, 2019 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Doors Open Halton Region

Saturday September 28

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Join us for Doors Open Halton and explore the gardens as we transition into fall! Enjoy free garden tours, discovery programming, and behind-the-scenes looks at RBG's Herbarium and Archives.

  • Every half-hour; RBG Centre: Archives and Herbarium Tour
  • 11 a.m.; Hendrie Park: Arts in the Garden Tour (Eastern side of the collection)
  • 12 p.m.: Hendrie Park: Arts in the Garden Tour (Western side of the collection)
  • 12 to 3 p.m.: Hendrie Park: Discover Autumn
  • 1 and 2 p.m.: Hendrie Park: Rose Garden Tour
  • 2 to 3:30 p.m.: meet outside Rock Garden: History of Burlington Heights Heritage Walk

Admission to RBG Centre, Hendrie Park and Rock Garden will be FREE during this event. Parking charges still apply at the Arboretum and trail heads

FREE EVENT; be sure to check out all the other Burlington organizations opening their doors for this community event.

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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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