Opening Reception VanDusen Botanical Garden

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

  • Thursday, September 22 - 7:00pm-10:00pm 

Reserve Your Opening Reception Ticket


VanDusen Botanical Garden

This year, Festival activities will no longer require proof of vaccination, though this is subject to change in keeping with potential new local health authority guidelines. 

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 (Advance tickets recommended with timed entry):

  • Thursday, September 22 - 11:00am-5:00pm  
  • Friday, September 23: 11:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday, September 24: 11:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday, September 25: 11:00am - 4:00pm

VanDusen Botanical Garden Access: Visit the


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 17 - 11:00am-3:00pm