Talk about a hidden gem! This summer, tours will be given of Arthur Erickson’s garden, a secret oasis designed by the late, great architect. Erickson designed everything from Robson Square and the SFU quad to condos, temples, libraries, office buildings, and hotels — and they’re all some of the most recognizable structures in Vancouver, and […]
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The first public garden in Vancouver was once buried and forgotten, until the storm that decimated the park in 2006 unearthed its history. It’s the Stanley Park Rock Garden was laid out in 1911, the same year that the quarry that would become Queen Elizabeth Park was closed. The First Public Garden in Vancouver The […]
Throughout the month of June, two of the city’s favourite local attractions are teaming up to offer a special combo admission pass. You can experience both VanDusen Botanical Garden and Bloedel Conservatory and save up to $11 for families and $6 for individuals. VanDusen Garden and Bloedel Conservatory Combo Pack Find your way through a […]
Heritage Vancouver Society will be holding this year’s Garden Tour on June 11th and 12th. This will be the event’s 5th Anniversary and will feature a self-guided tour of 13 enchanting private Vancouver Gardens — a fundraiser for Heritage Vancouver Society. Photo courtesy of Heritage Vancouver Whether you are a plant person, someone just wanting […]
Kids get in Free at VanDusen Garden and Bloedel Conservatory this spring break! From March 14th to March 24th, take advantage of up to two free child admissions* with the purchase of a regular price adult, senior or youth admission at VanDusen Garden and/or Bloedel Conservatory. VanDusen Botanical Garden 5251 Oak Street Vancouver,BC V6M 4H1 […]
This Christmas, add even more magic and wonder to your holiday activity lineup by checking out Enchanted Nights at Bloedel. The Bloedel Conservatory, celebrating 46 years on December 6th, is one of Vancouver’s most spectacular hidden gems. As Canada’s largest single-structure conservatory, you’ve probably spotted its geodesic-style roof at QE Park and if you’ve ventured […]