VanDusen Botanical Garden is Open!

Wednesday, September 30

Public and Members; tickets for visiting the Garden are available online only.

VBGA Members: book here.

General Public do not need a password to book.

Learn about the safety measures being taken at VanDusen Botanical Garden here.





NEW 2020 Speaker Series: Bardia Khaledi

Wednesday, September 30 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Bardia Khaledi presents: “Reconciling our Values and our Gardens (on Unceded Land)”

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Bloedel Conservatory Limited Re-opening!

Wednesday, September 30 11:00 AM - 5:45 PM

VBGA Members and general public: Tickets for visiting Bloedel Conservatory are available online only.

VBGA Members: book here.

General public do not need a password to book.

Learn about the safety measures being taken at Bloedel Conservatory: Read more



Artists for Conservation Festival 2020

Thursday, October 1 - Sunday, October 4 11:00am- 4:00pm

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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The Jewel Atop Vancouver

Monday, November 30

Purchase the Official Bloedel Conservatory 50th Anniversary Commemorative Booklet online!

Bloom Calendar


Tuesday, September 22 - Monday, December 21

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

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Monday, December 21 - Friday, March 19 2021

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

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Saturday, March 20 2021 - Sunday, June 20 2021

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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Introduction to Birding (ONLINE)

Saturday, October 3 10:00am-11:30am

VanDusen birding guide Jeremy Gordon is bringing this seasonal favourite to beginning birders online. Learn how to identify birds, find out hot spots in Vancouver, and start building your toolkit to become a birder!

Autumn Garden Design (ONLINE)

Thursday, October 8 5:30pm-7:00pm

Join Janis Matson in this online Autumn Garden Design class, with a focus on designing your garden for the changing season. Learn about plant colour, texture, shapes, form, seasonal changes, movement, and views. From foliage colours, to flowers and fruit, the fall is a fabulous time to enjoy the garden.

Botanical Watercolour Series (ONLINE)

Thursday, October 15 - Thursday, October 29 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Join Susan Pearson for a 3-week series on botanical watercolour. Each week you will focus on a single botanical specimen, and channel all your colours into the stem, leaves and flowers. With finer brushes, you can bring intricate reference materials to this workshop in order to create a realistic painting. Use your creativity to choose colours, while maintaining discipline in your portrayal of botanical pieces.