Opening Reception VanDusen Botanical Garden

Meet the Artists Opening & Awards Reception (Reservation Required):

  • Thursday, September 21 - 7:00pm-10:00pm (Tentative)

Tickets will be available in July.


VanDusen Botanical Garden

Enjoy a host of art and nature-focused activities for all ages - art exhibit, demos, live music woodcarving, live birds of prey and more. 

Festival Programming Days/Hours:

  • Thursday, September 21 - 10:00am-5:00pm  
  • Friday, September 22: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday, September 23: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday, September 24: 10:00am - 4:00pm

VanDusen Botanical Garden Access: Visit


Maplewood Flats Conservancy

Enjoy a preview event featuring a small print exhibit of local AFC artists, with live music, birds of prey and art demos. Indoor and outdoor.  Visit Maplewood Flats Conservancy website. 

Festival Programming Days/Hours (Tickets not required):

  • Saturday, September 16 - 11:00am-3:00pm 
  • Sunday, September 17 - 30 - The "Pacific Coast Portraits" Exhibit will open to the public during Nature House open hours to be posted here closer to the opening.