In this, Canada's 150th year, Royal Botanical Gardens is going bigger than ever with our holiday celebrations. Join us for performances, Santa experiences, exhibits and more as we welcome the holiday season.
TICKETS AVAILABLE: November 1, 10 a.m. at rbg.ca/holiday-traditions
RBG MEMBER PRE-SALE: October 30, 10 a.m. link via email
(member pre-sale is for «Santa's Signature Experience» tickets only)
NOTE: Holiday Traditions is made up of several smaller events. Not all events/activities are available each day. For accurate times and descriptions of each of these events, please visit rbg.ca/holidaytraditions
(i) Included in your general admission / membership
® Included in your general admission / membership, pre-registration required
(t) Ticketed event, RBG member discount applies
North Pole Experiences
We are keeping the Claus' busy this holiday season! From Santa visits and train rides, to storytimes and brunches, there are lots of opportunities to have your own North Pole Experience at RBG.
— Santa's Signature Experience (t) rbg.ca/santa
— Visits With Santa (i) rbg.ca/santa#visit
— Brunch With Santa and Mrs. Claus (t) rbg.ca/santa#brunch
— Storytelling With Mrs. Claus ® rbg.ca/santa#storytelling
Get in the holiday spirit by celebrating the arts! RBG presents weekend performances for the whole family, and special events with Second City and the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra.
— The Second City (t) rbg.ca/second-city
— HPO Rocks RBG (t) rbg.ca/hpo-rocks
— Weekly Entertainment (i) rbg.ca/holiday-entertainment
Displays & Exhibits
Slow it down and take time to experience the joy of the season with three holiday displays at RBG. Marvel at the detail in two different train displays, and experience the Rock light up for a seasonal celebration.
— Lightshow at the Rock (t) rbg.ca/winterlights
— Escarpment Train Show ® rbg.ca/escarpment-train
— Botanical Train Display (i) rbg.ca/holidaytraditions
Full schedule at rbg.ca/holiday-traditions