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20th Annual Burnaby Rhododendron Festival

Shadbolt Centre for the Arts in Deer Lake Park

Sunday May 4, 9:30am - 4:00pm

Free Admission


This unique “green” community festival produced by the City of Burnaby and the Burnaby Rhododendron and Gardens Society features a blend of horticulture and art activities in the heart of Deer Lake Park.  Highlights include free horticultural workshops, specialty products for the avid gardener, commercial plant sales, hands-on activities and entertainment.  You can even adopt your own rhododendron!


Other festival highlights:

*   Garden and Heritage building tours including a tour of the new Eagles Estate Heritage Garden.

*   While visitors stroll through the festival site,  bluegrass, swing and country music will fill the air. 

*   Children of all ages take pride as they fly their hand made kites high in the sky over Deer Lake Park

*   Children’s performers “Bonkers”, a comedic juggler and a magician will enhance the family program.

*   Families can learn all about sustainable energy as they create their own solar powered oven


For more information check out the Burnaby Rhododendron and Gardens Society website  http://www.brags.ca


Here is the website from which I obtained this information.



Elizabeth Michno