VanDusen Botanical Garden

Our vegetable garden is closed for construction

You can access the surrounding areas, such as the medicine wheel, beehives, and meadow pond, through alternative paths. The maze is open.

Buy tickets online and save

Purchase your tickets online or at the VanDusen admission desk. Save $1 on the adult admission ticket when you purchase online in advance.

Regular admission tickets are not valid for special events.

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

Hours of operation

  • January and February: 10am to 2pm
  • March: 10am to 5pm
  • April: 9am to 5pm
  • May: 9am to 6pm
  • June to September 2 (Labour Day):  9am to 7pm
  • September 3 to October 31: 9am to 5pm
  • November to December (closed December 25): 10am to 2pm

Last entry is 30 minutes hour before closing.

The Garden Cafe is open daily during Garden hours and closed on December 25 and January 1.

The the gift shop is open at 10am daily until the Garden closes. 


Current and upcoming events

Fleurs de Villes ARTISTE: June 21 to 30, 2024

Fleurs de Villes returns to VanDusen Botanical Garden with the West Coast premiere of ARTISE. Experience a fresh floral trail of 25 one-of-a-kind art-themed installations inspired by accomplished artists throughout history and Vancouver’s vibrant art scene.

Learn more and get tickets for Fleurs de Villes

Fleurs de Villes Artiste VanDusen June 21-30 - a manequin in a flower dress

Sweet Sounds of Summer: July 14 and August 18 

Experience the harmonizing blend of nature and melodies at Sweet Sounds of Summer. Join us for 4 unique concerts across 2 dates featuring talented musicians from various genres. 

Wander our garden and enjoy food from various vendors for a picnic and more.

Learn more and get tickets for the Sweet Sounds of Summer

Sweet Sounds of Summer July 14 and August 18


About the Garden

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. It has something for everyone to enjoy:

  • Spot and photograph local wildlife.
  • Find your way through an Elizabethan hedge maze.
  • Unwind in a serene setting.
  • Dine on the patios of the Garden Cafe or Shaughnessy Restaurant.
  • Browse the garden-themed gift shop.

The Garden's multi-award winning LEED Platinum Visitor Centre was named Most Sustainable Building of the Year in 2014. 

What to see and do

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

Guide to the Garden

Guide to the Garden

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.

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.

Video of the Garden

Contact the Garden

Contact us

VanDusen admission desk:
Phone: 604-257-8463

VanDusen 24-hour information line:
Phone: 604-257-8335

Showpass ticketing support:
Email: support@showpass.com
Phone: 1-844-307-7469

Rental enquiries:
Email: vandusenrentals@vancouver.ca

Membership enquiries:
Email: membership@vandusen.org

Media enquiries only:
Email: PB.Communications@
vancouver.ca

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