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Fleurs de Villes VOYAGE

Vancouver-born Fleurs de Villes brings its world-renowned floral show to VanDusen Botanical Garden for the first time ever. From June 9 to 18, experience Fleurs de Villes VOYAGE, a floral journey of discovery celebrating iconic global destinations.

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Medicine Wheel Ceremony

Summer Equinox
June 18, 12.00pm – 3.00pm

People from varying backgrounds and spiritual traditions are invited to gather and celebrate the beginning of the summer season at VanDusen Botanical Garden. The Medicine Wheel is a symbol of holistic teachings based on the cycles of nature. Drumming and prayers are shared at this event.

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The Riveting World of Raptors

Did you know owls, eagles, hawks, falcons & even the occassional osprey can all be seen right here at VanDusen Botanical Gardens? As a biodiversity hotpsot in the city, this urban oasis provides habitat and hunting grounds for a number of riveting raptors.

Join us in the Garden for this exciting Family Nature Program on Saturday, June 24th from 1:30pm – 4pm focused on these amazingly adapted top predators of the skies. Meet special guest educators and live birds from the Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre (O.W.L) in a 1hr presentation and then take a guided walk to learn more about the raptor species that frequent the Garden!


Public art, lectures and family adventures.

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Education and entertainment for all age groups.

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