Medicine Wheel Ceremony

Sunday, March 24 - Sunday, December 22 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.

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Bird Walks

Saturday, September 14 - Saturday, December 14 10 am

Take a guided tour through VanDusen and learn about the native bird species that make their home in the garden. Please note: the September 14th, 2019 Bird Walk will start an hour earlier at 9:00am.

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NEW! Two Preschool Storytime sessions per month this fall!

Wednesday, September 25 - Wednesday, November 27 10:00am - 10:45am

Preschool Storytime is back with two sessions a month!

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Artists for Conservation 2019 Exhibit Grand Opening Reception & "Meet-the-Artists"

Thursday, September 26 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Experience the excitement of opening night on Thursday, September 26th with over 40 internationally renowned wildlife and nature artists visiting from near and far.

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Screening of “Returning” with Dr. Rob Butler & Evening Owl Prowl

Friday, September 27 6.30 - 8.30 pm

The Vancouver Botanical Gardens Association and Artists for Conservation present a special evening with Dr. Rob Butler, renowned ornithologist, author, and artist, featuring a screening of his moving documentary Returning and a Garden excursion in search of resident owls!

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Artists for Conservation Festival 2019

Friday, September 27 - Sunday, September 29 10:00am - 5:00pm

Featuring the world’s top conservation-themed art exhibit with programming throughout the garden. Presented in partnership with the VBGA and the Vancouver Park Board. Free admission for VBGA members.

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VBGA Soil, Manure and Compost Fundraising Sale

Saturday, September 28 10a.m. - 3p.m.

Bi-annual soil sale at VanDusen September 28!

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Bloom Calendar


Saturday, September 22 2018 - Friday, December 21 2018

Autumn colours are absolutely stunning at the Garden, and there are plenty of blooms still showing.

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