VanDusen Botanical Garden location and hours

COVID-19 update: VanDusen


Masks are mandatory indoors at all times, with the exception of those under the age of 5.

Proof of vaccination (ages 12 and older)

Proof of vaccination  is required for entry to Festival of Lights, Truffles Café, Shaughnessy Restaurant, the Yosef Wosk Library, indoor rental events, and some in-person programming. Proof of vaccination is not required to enter the Garden or gift shop during daytime operations.

Check program and event listings before you visit.

Come prepared with your official proof of vaccination and government-issued photo ID.

Tickets are available online for designated entry times. VBGA members are no longer required to book a reservation for VanDusen Botanical Garden in advance. 

Guided tours are not available.

Learn about the changes and book daytime tickets

Address and phone

5251 Oak Street
at West 37th Avenue
Vancouver, BC
V6M 4H1


Vancouver Botanical Garden Association website

Hours of operation

Dates Hours
January and February 10am to 3pm
March to October 10am to 5pm
November and December 10am to 3pm

Last entry is half an hour before closing.

Truffles Fine Foods Café is open from 10am to 3pm daily. The gift shop is open Friday to Sunday, and holidays, from 10am to 3pm. The gift shop remains closed Monday to Thursday.

Closed December 25



The VanDusen Botanical Garden parking lot is located on West 37th Avenue, just off of Oak Street. Accessible parking spots are available and parking is free. There is an accessible drop-off loop just off of Oak Street at the front entrance of the Garden. 

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The 3 word addresses correspond to exact locations with an accuracy of 3 m.

VanDusen Botanical Garden and Bloedel Conservatory are closer than you think!

You can visit both attractions in the same day and enjoy a scenic walk, bike, or bus ride in between.

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