Festival of Lights 2018

Saturday, December 1 2018 - Sunday, January 6

This annual holiday event runs from December 1, 2018 through to January 6, 2019

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Artisans at the Garden

Saturday, December 8 2018 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

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December Bird Walk

Saturday, December 8 2018 10 am

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

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Holiday Heights at Bloedel Conservatory

Friday, December 14 2018 - Sunday, January 6

Warm up inside the tropical dome while enjoying the exotic birds, lush gardens and holiday light display produced by MK Illumination. Lots of things to see and do at a family-friendly price!

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Bloom Calendar


Friday, December 21 2018 - Wednesday, March 20

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

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Wednesday, March 20 - Thursday, June 20

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

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Thursday, June 20 - Friday, September 20

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

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