Visiting VanDusen Botanical Garden during COVID-19

We recognize the positive impact outdoor spaces have on the physical and mental well-being of our community members.

COVID-19 update: VanDusen


Masks are no longer mandatory in all indoor public spaces in alignment with updates to the public health orders issued by the Provincial government. You are welcome to keep wearing masks, depending on your level of comfort. Please be respectful of each other.

Starting January 1, 2022, tickets are only sold at the admission desk.

If you're feeling sick, particularly if you're experiencing flu-like symptoms, please stay home.

Booking tickets

Starting on January 1, 2022, tickets can only be purchased at the VanDusen admission desk.

Planning a visit

Starting January 1, 2022, tickets are only sold at the VanDusen admission desk. 

Last entry is half an hour before closing.

View our location and current hours of operation

If you require an attendant

Simply purchase a ticket for yourself and let a staff member know that your required attendant is accompanying you. They will be provided with free admission.

Leisure Access Pass (LAP) holders

To visit VanDusen Botanical Garden under the Leisure Access Program (LAP) rate, present your valid LAP card at the VanDusen Admission desk and the cashier will process your ticket at the discounted rate.

Visiting the garden

Affected activities and events

  • Parking lot: open for visitors
  • Event rentals: Visit our outdoor rentals page or indoor rentals page for details. Email for more information.
  • Group photography is permitted during garden hours. Purchase a photo package at the admission desk. Group photography includes photo shoots for weddings, engagements, family groups, and graduations.
  • For more information on our current photography and film options, visit our commercial filming and photography page.
  • Maze: open (one person or household at a time)
  • The gift shop: open with new hours
  • The Garden Café: open with new hours
  • There are no wheelchairs available for borrow.
  • All regular garden rules still apply (including no pets, bikes, drones or other equipment). Review our code of conduct
  • Tours: a limited number of tours may be available between 1pm and 4 pm daily from April 1 to Thanksgiving. Due to the availability of volunteers during COVID-19, we cannot guarantee tours at this time.

Connect with us

If you require assistance, or have questions,  phone us at 604-257-8463, or reach out to us through our social media channels.

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