What's happeningSakura Days Japan Fair
April 15 and 16, 2023
The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival returns to VanDusen Botanical Garden for Sakura Days Japan Fair External website, opens in new tab this spring.
Participate in a traditional tea ceremony, try Japanese festival food, sample premium sake, learn new Japanese games, and enjoy a range of cultural performances. Discover a wide variety of vendors and exhibits.
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Information icon Special event rates are in effect April 15 and 16. All guests must purchase an event ticket to enter the garden, including VBGA members.
VanDusen Botanical Garden is a 55-acre oasis in the heart of Vancouver with over 7,500 plant species and varieties from around the world! Spot and photograph local wildlife, find your way through an Elizabethan hedge maze, unwind in a serene setting, dine on the patios of Truffles Cafe or Shaughnessy Restaurant, or browse the garden-themed gift shop. VanDusen has something for everyone to enjoy!
The Garden's multi-award winning LEED Platinum Visitor Centre was named Most Sustainable Building of the Year in 2014. Shaped like an orchid when viewed from above, its organic lines echo the way nature and conservation have been considered at every turn.
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