VanDusen Botanical Garden location and hours

VanDusen Festival of Lights 2023

VanDusen Festival of Lights returns from November 24 to January 7. Experience a magical winter wonderland with more than one million lights decorating 15 acres of VanDusen Botanical Garden.

Learn more and buy tickets

Tickets must be purchased online in advance. Tickets are not sold on-site.

Buying regular tickets

Purchase your tickets online or at the VanDusen admission desk. Regular admission tickets are not valid for special events like Festival of Lights.

Book now

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.

Address and phone

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


Vancouver Botanical Garden Association

Hours of operation

Dates Hours
January and February 10am to 3pm
March to May 10am to 5pm
June and July  Monday to Thursday: 9am to 5pm
Friday to Sunday: 9am to 6pm
August Monday to Wednesday: 9am to 5pm
Thursday: 9am to 7pm
Friday to Sunday: 9am to 6pm
September Monday to Wednesday: 10am to 5pm
Thursday: 10am to 7pm
Friday to Sunday: 10am to 5pm

10am to 5pm

 Open at 9am:

  • Saturdays and Sundays, starting on October 7
  • October 9
  • October 20 
November and December 10am to 3pm
Closed December 25

Last entry is half an hour before closing.

The Garden Café and gift shop are open at 10am daily until the Garden closes. 

The Garden Café is closed on December 25 and January 1.

Yosef Wosk Library and Resource Centre

Dates Hours
January to December

Monday to Wednesday: 10am to 3pm

Saturday: 11am to 2pm



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. 

Find our location on what3words

Use the links below, or search the 3 word address on the what3words app  to find precise site locations.

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.

Connect with us

Facebook icon X link