Experience a 55-acre oasis in the heart of Vancouver

See what our garden has to offer

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  • Bring your binoculars and visit the Backyard Bird Garden

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  • Let your kids try the new Junior Birder Challenge

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  • Spot and photograph local wildlife

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  • Enjoy a picnic beside one of our picturesque lakes

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  • Find your way through the Elizabethan hedge maze

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  • Relax in a serene setting with inspiring architecture

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  • Discover over 7,500 plant species and varieties from around the world

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  • Experience the 55-acre oasis in the heart of Vancouver

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  • Look for sculptures

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    VanDusen houses a significant sculpture collection, featuring artists such as Bill Reid, David Marshall, and Sebastian. The International Sculpture Symposium, held here in 1975, created 11 original works to begin the permanent collection.

  • Browse the garden-themed gift shop

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What's happeningHarvest Days

Saturdays and Sundays in October, Monday, October 10, and Friday, October 21.

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

Our veggie garden and maze area will be transformed for fall with fun photo areas, activities and entertainment, tasty treats, and more.

Visitors of all ages are welcome. Book a time slot online in advance.

Book tickets

VBGA Members must book a ticket online and present both the ticket and their membership card for scanning upon arrival.

Artists for Conservation Festival

September 22 to 25, 2022

The Artists for Conservation Festival returns to VanDusen Garden from September 22  to 25, 2022. Enjoy a rich program of live music, films, live art demonstrations, wildlife encounters, and more.

Regular garden admission or VBGA membership is required for outdoor festival activities. 

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What you need to know

VanDusen Botanical Garden spans 55 acres and contains over 7,500 plant species from around the world. 

Unwind in a serene setting nestled in the heart of the city with picturesque lakes, a tranquil waterfall, inspiring architecture, beautiful sculptures, and 70 botanical collections.



Visit Shaughnessy Restaurant or The Garden Café

Plan your visit


Bloom guide (2.64 MB)

Use this bloom guide to help you navigate through all of the current garden blooms.

Visitor guide (4.23 MB)

Get a visitor guide and map at the Visitor Centre admissions desk or download the map.

Horticultural shows and other events

See a full list of horticultural shows, other events, and programming that take place at the Garden.

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