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What's happeningArtists for Conservation Festival

September 21 to September 24, 2023

The Artists for Conservation Festival returns to VanDusen Botanical Garden from September 21 to September 24.

The festival features a rich program of live music, films, live art demonstrations, cultural performances, and wildlife encounters. You can also visit and shop at the gallery with over 85 works of art on display.

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Regular admission or membership is required for entry.

Harvest Days

Every Saturday and Sunday in October (starting October 7), Monday, October 9, and Friday, October 20

Celebrate the fall season at VanDusen Botanical Garden with Harvest Days.

Our veggie garden and maze area will be transformed for fall with live music, fall photo areas, kids activities, food vendors, and more.

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VBGA Members receive free entry to the event and do not require a ticket.

Buying tickets

Purchase your tickets online or at the VanDusen admission desk.

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Online ticket purchases for VanDusen Botanical Garden will be directed to our third-party ticketing provider, ShowPass. The City of Vancouver is not liable for the security of the information shared with ShowPass.

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.

Admission tickets and memberships

Book admission tickets to VanDusen Botanical Garden and buy and renew memberships online.

Location and hours

VanDusen Garden is located at 5251 Oak St and open daily. Find directions, parking information, and opening hours.

What to see and do

Enjoy all the garden has to offer with guided tours, educational exhibits, events, and more.

Indoor event rentals

Rent one of VanDusen's elegant facilities for your next private event or special occasion.

Outdoor event rentals

Hold your wedding or special event in one of VanDusen's beautiful outdoor wedding locations.

Dine at VanDusen

Savour the delicious menu items at both Shaughnessy Restaurant and Truffles Cafe.

Photography and Commercial Filming

We provide a diverse backdrop for filming and photography at VanDusen Botanical Garden.

Meet the gardeners


Meet James, a Vancouver Park Board gardener who helps maintain the formal and heritage rose garden at VanDusen Botanical Garden.


Meet David, a Vancouver Park Board gardener who helps maintain the famous Laburnum Walk at VanDusen Botanical Garden.

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