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.

Become a VBGA Member - Enjoy the Perks!

Friday, February 16 - Tuesday, December 31

💚If your 2024 goal is less screen time and more green time, consider picking up a VBGA membership for the year!

With a membership you can visit VanDusen Garden AND Bloedel Conservatory as often as you like, finding new treasures throughout the seasons.

Every visit reveals something new, and with a membership, you can explore often!


2024 Horticulture Shows & Events

Friday, March 1 - Saturday, November 2

2024 Horticulture Shows & Events

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Fleurs de Villes ARTISTE 2024

Friday, June 21 - Sunday, June 30

From June 21 – 30, join us at VanDusen Botanical Garden for Fleurs de Villes ARTISTE – a fresh floral celebration of remarkable artists, created by some of Vancouver’s top floral talent.

Experience 25 one-of-a-kind fresh floral art-themed installations inspired by accomplished artists throughout history and Vancouver’s vibrant art scene. Watch floral demonstrations, learn gardening tips and enjoy botanical-inspired culinary talks every 90 minutes in the Jardin Tent. See schedule here. On weekends, shop for blooms to take home from local florists at the fresh floral market. Don’t forget to vote on your favourite floral mannequin!


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Medicine Wheel Ceremony

Sunday, June 23 12.00pm - 3.00pm

Summer Solstice Medicine Wheel Ceremony
June 23, 12.00pm – 3:00pm

People from varying backgrounds and spiritual traditions are invited to join elders Phil Mechuskosis L’Hirondelle and Gisele L’Hirondelle from ‘All My Relations Teachings’ to celebrate and usher in the summer season.

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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Vancouver Orchid Society Summer Sale

Saturday, August 17 10:00am - 4:00pm

The Vancouver Orchid Society’s 2024 Show & Sale takes place August 17, 10:00am – 4:00pm

To learn more email

*Garden admission not included. Book online and save, or purchase at the Admission Desk upon arrival.

FREE Teacher Open House

Thursday, August 29 10.00am - 12.00pm

Meet our Education Team & learn about:

✔️Field Trips (guided & self-guided)
✔️Professional Development Workshops
✔️Free access for teachers to our Adult Education courses
✔️Teacher resources available in VanDusen’s Library

🌲Enjoy a guided tour of the Garden with our Education facilitators before continuing to explore the Garden on your own for the afternoon.

Vancouver Dahlia Society: Dahlia Show

Saturday, August 31 - Sunday, September 1

Vancouver Dahlia Society: Dahlia Show

August 31: 1.00pm – 5.00pm
September 1: 11.00am – 2.30pm

Location: Floral Hall, VanDusen Botanical Garden

Entrance: By Donation

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*Garden admission not included. Book online and save, or purchase at the Admission Desk upon arrival.