Become a Member at the Royal Botanical Gardens

Enjoy year-round access to the gardens and trails while supporting Royal Botanical Gardens’ initiatives in horticulture, conservation, science and education!

All members have access to the following benefits when presenting their membership card and one piece of photo identification. Membership benefits and discounts do not transfer to guests accompanying members.

  • Year-round FREE admission to 1,100 hectares (2,700 acres) of breathtaking gardens and nature sanctuaries, including the Rose Garden and David Braley & Nancy Gordon Rock Garden
  • FREE parking at all RBG parking lots, including trail heads
  • FREE Admission to RBG’s Winter Exhibit
  • Pre-sale or discount options for special ticketed events
  • Subscription to our Members’ Magazine, Paradise Found
  • Discounts at RBG’s on-site restaurants, gift shop and courses / workshops
  • Reciprocal FREE admission and/or discounts at more than 200 other botanical gardens and arboreta throughout North America

Royal Botanical Members enjoy special offers and discounts from our partner organizations which include:

  • 15% discount on Art Gallery of Burlington Social Membership. Guild memberships and studio fees are not included in this offer. RBG members will present a valid membership card as this membership must be purchased in person.
  • 14 month Art Gallery of Hamilton Membership for the price of a 12 month AGH Membership. RBG members must present a valid RBG membership card at the time of purchase in person at the AGH.
  • Royal Botanical Gardens members who present a valid membership card to dine at The University Club of McMaster. RBG members must pay for their bill at the end of their meal.

Click the link below for additional information and to see the different tiers of membership:

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Experiences & Tours View All >>

Now thru February 23

Gentle Yoga

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

Now thru March 1

Watercolour Painting (Virtual)

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

Fee: $175 + Service Fee (Members 10% off) 1 to 3:30 p.m

Now thru March 8

Drumming

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

Now thru March 15

Growing Your Own Food: Workshops

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

Now thru March 19

Winter Mindfulness Walks

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

Now thru March 20

Virtual Guided Hike: Winter Edition

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

Pre-Registration Required

Now thru March 29

Virtual Chair Yoga with Ageless Arts

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

Now thru April 4

Yoga at the Gardens

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

Now thru May 7

Nature Journaling Trees

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

Sundays, Feb 5, March 5, April 2, May 7; 1 to 4 p.m

Festivals & Events View All >>

February 9 - April 6

RBG: After Dark – Frogs!

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

This is a special ticketed event and pre-registration is required. Tickets will only be available...

February 9 - March 18

WinterTide

Royal Botanical Gardens

1185 York Blvd, Waterdown, ON L0R 2H9

Thursdays to Saturdays, 5:30 to 10 p.m., last admission at 9 p.m.

March 23

Patrick Colgan Memorial Lecture: Prescribing Nature

Royal Botanical Gardens

1185 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, Canada

7pm - 9pm

Now thru April 16

Winter Exhibit: Frogs!

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

This is a time-ticketed exhibition and pre-registration is required. Your ticket includes admission to the...

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