Events, Flora and Courses

Public art, lectures, seasonal blooms, family adventures and courses — there is always something happening at VanDusen. See what’s on now and coming up soon.

Events

Plant Sale Potluck - Donations Needed!

Saturday, September 1 - Friday, November 30

Do you have healthy plants that have expanded beyond your space, or you want to replace? We’ll take care of them! Now accepting donations.

Learn More

Preschool Storytime: Nature’s Stories for Young Children

Wednesday, November 28 - Wednesday, June 26 2019 10:00 to 10:45 am

Takes place on the 4th Wednesday of each month from 10:00 to 10:45 am and includes reading, action songs and a craft project.

Learn More

Artisans at the Garden

Saturday, December 8 4 - 9:30 pm

Presented by the Creative Jewellers Guild of BC
One of a Kind, Unique, Handmade Jewellery & Artisan Creations.
Come browse, shop & meet the Artists.
Admission is Free or By Donation.

Contact: Mary at artisanjewelleryshow@gmail.com

Learn More

December Bird Walk

Saturday, December 8 10 am

Take a guided tour through VanDusen and learn about the native bird species that make their home in the garden.

Learn More

Medicine Wheel Ceremony

Sunday, December 23 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

People from varying backgrounds and spiritual traditions are invited to gather to celebrate the beginning of a new season in a beautiful outdoors setting at VanDusen Garden.

Learn More

January Bird Walk

Saturday, January 12 2019 10 am

Take a guided tour through VanDusen and learn about the native bird species that make their home in the garden.

Learn More

February Bird Walk

Saturday, February 9 2019 10 am

Join Jeremy Gordon for a guided birding exploration in the Garden.

Learn More
Bloom Calendar

Spring

Tuesday, March 20 - Wednesday, June 20

In spring the Garden is bursting with cheerful rhododendrons, stunning magnolias, delicate cherry blossoms and bloom-full camellias –  to mention a few…

Learn More

Summer

Wednesday, June 20 - Thursday, September 20

Summer in the Garden features vibrant colours and fragrant smells for our visitors to enjoy.

Learn More

Winter

Friday, December 21 - Wednesday, March 20 2019

The winter Garden features muted colour palettes, stunning silhouettes and a scattering of colour with winter berries and blooms.

Learn More
Courses