All British Classic Car Show
May 21, 2022
Vancouver ABFM returns to VanDusen Botanical Garden. An entertaining gathering of British-built classic cars, exhibitors, and vendors will be on display.
Dress in period attire 1940s to 1960s and enjoy a classic British tea and vehicles.
Information icon An event ticket is required to enter the show. Regular VanDusen admission/VBGA membership not accepted for this event.
VanDusen presents: Spring Strings
A contemporary cello concert
Join us for a matinee concert on the Great Lawn on May 28 or 29.
Low Strung External link icon, a classically-trained cello group from Yale University, will be performing rock and pop songs by artists ranging from Beyoncé and Lady Gaga to Queen and the Beatles.
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.
Shaughnessy Restaurant promotion
Present your VanDusen admission receipt or valid VBGA membership card from May 1 to May 31, 2022, (not valid Mother’s Day weekend) to access exclusive, garden-inspired menu items with fresh ingredients from VanDusen Botanical Garden.
VanDusen bay laurel crème brûlée
Made with the aromatic evergreen, bay laurel, from VanDusen Garden, Shaughnessy Restaurant crafts a rich custard infused with garden-grown laurel, topped with caramelized sugar. Enjoy for $5, or free with the purchase of any entrée.
Rosé French 75
A twist on the classic French 75 cocktail made with gin, lemon, simple syrup, and sparkling rosé. Enjoy for $6 or try the non-alcoholic lavender lemonade for $5.
Information icon This offer is not valid on Mother's Day weekend (May 7 to May 8).
Information icon Limited 1 per ticket holder. Offer ends April 30, 2022. VanDusen admission ticket or VBGA membership must be presented to redeem.
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