VIU Milner Gardens and Woodland

Special Events

Rhododendron Bloom

April 23 - May 20:  Thursday - Sunday

11:00am - 4:30pm with viewing until 5:00pm

The Rhododendrons at Milner Gardens & Woodland are one of the Gardens' most significant collections!
Enjoy your walk through the Greig Rhododendron Species Garden and heritage Rhododendron Grove while the Rhododendrons put on their best display of the season.

Watch the Shaw Spotlight 2021 video:
'A Walk Through the Rhodos - The Greig Rhododendron Species Garden'

Summer season admission starts April 28: $12 adult, $7 youth (13-18 yrs)
Free entry: Children 12 yrs and under, current Milner Gardens Members*, and current VIU Students*
* Milner Gardens Members & VIU Students, please show your card to the volunteers at the Welcome & Interpretive Centre.

Summer Thursday - Sunday Openings

April 28 - September 4:  Thursday - Sunday

11:00am - 4:30pm with viewing until 5:00pm

Adult admission $12 or entry with current membership.

 

Fairy Houses

June 9 - 12:  Thursday - Sunday

11:00am - 4:30pm with viewing until 5:00pm

Every year, Fairy Houses magically appear in the Gardens in honour of Veronica Milner’s belief in fairies.

Summer season admission:  $12 adult, $7 youth (13-18 yrs)
Free entry:  Children 12 yrs and under, current Milner Gardens Members*, and current VIU Students*
*Milner Gardens Members & VIU Students: Please show your card to our volunteers at the Welcome & Interpretive Centre.

 

Fall Thursday - Sunday Openings

September 8 - October 2:  Thursday - Sunday

11:00am - 4:30pm with viewing until 5:00pm

Adult admission $9 or entry with current membership.

Fall Plant Sale

September 17 - 18:  Saturday & Sunday

11:00am - 4:00 pm

Great discounts on heritage plants from the Milner Gardens collection!

Special Fall Plant Sale Admission: $6 Adult, $4 Youth

October Friday & Saturday Openings

October 7 - October 29:   Friday & Saturday

11:00am - 3:00pm with viewing until 3:30pm

Adult admission $6 or entry with current membership.

  

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Ongoing Events & Activities:

Guided Tours - Cancelled until further notice

Guided tours are available to groups of 10 or more with prior arrangements.
To arrange a guide, please contact the main office at milnergardens@shaw.ca.

Tea Service -

Stay tuned for info on the Camellia Tea Room opening.

 

Hours & Admission