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Sun Yat-Sen 24th Annual Lantern Festival
Dec 21

24th Annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival

By Scott McDonald

The 24th Annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival returns to Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden on December 21 after a yearlong break! Produced in partnership with the Secret Lantern Society, the lantern festival transforms the Garden into an illuminated wonderland with hundreds of handmade lanterns, live music, light installations, and aromatic tea. 冬天来了! 温哥华的中山公园(Dr. Sun […]

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VanDusen Festival of Lights 2017
Dec 01

2017 VanDusen Festival of Lights

By Scott McDonald

Experience VanDusen Festival of Lights, a magical winter wonderland with over one million lights decorating 15 acres of VanDusen Botanical Garden from December 1st to January 7th. Get swept away on a Parisian musical experience as the ride gently spins you around the world at VanDusen Festival of Lights. Snap, share, and tag your photos […]

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Mid Autumn Moon Festival at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden
Oct 06

2017 Mid-Autumn Moon Festival: The Four Arts

By Scott McDonald

When the colours of the leaves turn from lush green to shades of gold, you know it is time to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival at the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden! On October 6, the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival returns bigger and better with a special focus on the four arts of Chinese scholars: […]

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Mother's Day at VanDusen Gardens
May 13

Mother’s Day at VanDusen Botanical Garden

By Scott McDonald

Why Buy Mom Flowers When You Can Give Her A Garden? This Mother’s Day, bring mom for a walk through the 55-acre, VanDusen Botanical Garden and experience a spectacular display of rhododendrons, azaleas, dogwoods and lilacs! Pick up lunch at Truffles Café and enjoy live music in the garden, make a reservation to dine at […]

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West End Winter Wonderland - skate
Dec 20

West End Winter Wonderland

By Scott McDonald

Ice skate through holiday trees, take a selfie with a snowman and enjoy your favourite holiday tunes with friends and family at the West End’s Winter Wonderland. Regular ice rink admission applies, for more information visit http://vancouver.ca/parks-recreation-culture/rink-fees-and-passes.aspx Open daily 11:00am to 3:00pm December 24 to 26 11:00am to 5:00pm Looking for a holiday party destination? […]

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Festival of lights at VanDusen Botanical Garden
Dec 01

Festival of Lights at VanDusen Botanical Garden

By Scott McDonald

Experience VanDusen Festival of Lights, a magical winter wonderland with over one million lights decorating VanDusen Botanical Garden open from December 1 to January 2. This year we’ve expanded the show to include a new carousel and all entry tickets include a free ride! Stroll with friends and family through interactive themed areas, enjoy the […]

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mixology in your garden
Nov 24

Mixology and your Garden

By Scott McDonald

With the holiday season just around the corner, what better time to broaden your entertaining toolkit with some botanical cocktails? Cole Benoit will discuss botanicals you can grow in your home garden for cocktails, and ideas for using and preserving them for optimal flavour. We’ll sample cocktails made with winter inspired botanical ingredients and locally […]

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Wreath Sale at UBC Botanical
Nov 23

Wreath Sale 2016 at UBC Botanical Garden

By Scott McDonald

Don’t miss our annual sale of beautiful fresh holiday wreaths, handcrafted by our Friends of the Garden. Starts Wednesday, November 23rd. Also, are you a member?  Our annual Members’ Sale is here – Saturday, November 26th! Get 25% off at Shop in the Garden. Want to learn how to make a wreath of your own? […]

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Nov 15

Facility Rentals at UBC Botanical Garden

By Scott McDonald

Roseline Sturdy Amphitheatre A modern terraced setting, with a beautifully patinaed rammed-earth wall, provides an exquisite space for your ceremony. The Roseline Sturdy Amphitheatre with its tiered seating has capacity for up to 225 people. Main Lawn Our largest available venue with a capacity for over 250 people, the Main Lawn is the ideal space […]

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