Garden Clubs of Ontario Triennial Flower Show June 15 and 16; RBG Centre

and more upcoming events
by RBG
May 2, 2016

Garden Clubs of Ontario

Triennial Flower Show

June 15 and 16; RBG Centre

Considered the best floral design exhibition in Canada, the Triennial Flower Show, hosted by Garden Clubs of Ontario must not be missed.

This year’s title Art Through the Ages: a Floral Journey.

Upcoming events:

Luna – Grand Opening Gala

Thursday, May 19; 6 to 10 p.m.; Rock Garden

Gala celebrating the grand opening of Rock Garden. Visit

Biodiversity Celebration

May 21 and 22; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Arboretum

There is no better place to celebrate the diversity of life than Royal Botanical Gardens, Canada’s

Biodiversity Hotspot! Join us for two days of exploration and hands-on fun with local animals, plants, and ecosystems.

Moonlight Series

May 7, 28, June 11, July 9


History of RBG’s Rock Garden

Thursday, May 26; 7 to 8:30 p.m.; RBG Centre


Celebrate Lilacs!

May/June; Arboretum

Your senses will be overwhelmed by the spectacle of 800 varieties of these scented shrubs. Stroll along the beautiful Lilac Walk and spread out a picnic blanket at the bottom of Lilac Dell for total relaxation. Learn about everything in bloom at the Discovery Cart each day.

Celebrate Iris and Peonies!

Early June; Laking Garden

Take in the mesmerizing colour combinations. Explore the peony collection, perennial borders and the hosta walk.

Celebrate Roses!

June/July; Hendrie Park

Enjoy RBG’s two acres of fragrant roses in bloom in colours ranging from pure white, cream, buff, yellows, apricots, oranges, pinks, corals and reds. Activities for kids, garden tours and more.

Art Blooms

Friday to Sunday, June 17 to 19;

Hendrie Park

New installations in The International Sculpture Collection.

Garden Music Nights

6 to 8:30 p.m.; Hendrie Park

Country and Roots

Tuesdays, June 28 to August 16

Red-Hot Jazz and Cool Blues

Wednesdays, June 15 to September 7

Rain or shine. Visit for schedule updates, lineups and online ticket purchases.

The Royal Quest

July 9 and 10; Arboretum

The Royal Couple needs your help! Grab your map and embark on a quest of epic proportions.

This quest is full of family-fun physical obstacles and problem-solving challenges created to test mental and physical skills. Are you up for the challenge? The Quest is fun for all ages. Children under 8 years must be accompanied by an adult.

The Enchanted Garden

July 30 to August 1; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.;

Hendrie Park

Calling all gnomes, fairies, pixies and sprites.

Make your way to Royal Botanical Gardens where a touch of magic awaits you ...

Shakespeare at Rock Garden

August 10 to August 21; Rock Garden

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare’s most famous comedy, fast asleep. Spurred on by their amorous and ambitious dreams, aspiring actors, lovers, and fairies meet in the woods of their sleeping minds in this highly physical adaptation of the classic play. Presented by Tottering Biped Theatre.

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