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. Masks are mandatory in the art gallery.  Visit Maplewood Flats Conservancy website. 

Festival Programming Days/Hours (Tickets not required):

  • Saturday, September 18 - 11:00am-3:00pm 

VanDusen Botanical Garden

This year, due to COVID-19, all live programming will be outside within the gardens and accessible with a garden admission. Although tickets may bet available at the door, to avoid entry delays due to timed entry quotas, it is strongly recommended that tickets be purchased in advance ONLINE and for specific timed-entry only.  
Visit VanDusen Botanical Garden's website.

IMPORTANT: Proof of Vaccination and masks will be required to access the art exhibit. Access to outdoor activities will not require proof of vaccination and is subject to VanDusen Botanical Garden's health policy. 

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 23 - 11:00am-5:00pm  
  • Friday, September 24: 11:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday, September 25: 11:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday, September 26: 11:00am - 4:00pm

VanDusen Botanical Garden Access: Visit the

Purchase your admission tickets at VanDusen