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 May 31

Discovery Station

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

Length: At your leisure.

May 31 - August 10

Not Just a Birding Club: Sweet Summer Birding

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

Fee: $20 / session + Service Fee. (Members 10% off*) Please pre-register 10 days in...

June 1 - August 17

Growing Your Own Food: Workshops

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

Fee: $20 per session or $50 for all three sessions + Service Fee (Members 10%...

June 2 - August 31

Seeing the Invisible at RBG

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

Adult: $19.50 Senior: $16.50 Youth/Student: $16.50 Child age 4 to 12: $11.50 Child under 4:...

June 6 - July 25

Drumming

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

June 9 - 30

Perennials for the Home

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

6 to 8:30 p.m.

June 11 - August 17

Paddling in Paradise

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

Now thru June 12

Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour: Renewal Art Show

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

10 a.m. to 8 p.m., last admission is 7 p.m. Admission is included with your...

Now thru June 20

Virtual Guided Hike: Spring Edition

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

June 21 - September 15

Virtual Guided Hike: Summer Edition

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

Fee: $10 + Service Fee. (Members 10% off*) Please pre-register by September 15**

June 26

June Wildflower Walk

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

10am - 12pm.

June 28 - August 16

Intro to Urban Gardening

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

6 to 9 p.m.

July 10 - September 11

Summer Mindfulness Walks

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

July 16

Learn 10 Trees

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

9am - 12pm

July 23

Watercolour Fun for Beginners

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

August 6 - 13

Plein Air in Watercolour

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

Saturdays, August 6 & 13, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

August 7

Botanically Dyed Garden Cards

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

10am - 1pm.

August 14

Tricky Trees

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

9am - 12pm

Now thru August 19

Children’s Gardening: Sow and Grow (Ages 5 to 7)

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

August 24

Sunset Photography

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

6pm - 9pm.

Now thru August 28

Garden Tour

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

10 to 20 Minutes. 11am, 1pm, 2:30pm.

Festivals & Events View All >>

August 18 - 21

Shakespeare in the Garden

Royal Botanical Gardens

1221 Spring Gardens Rd, Burlington, ON L7T 1J8

Prices subject to HST and Service Fees. Pre-registration is required for this ticketed event. Tickets...

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