Best time to travel to Vancouver

Blooming Season in Vancouver 2025

Come and enjoy blooming season at Vancouver's parks and gardens

Best time: late March–May

Blooming Season
Blooming Season
Blooming Season
Blooming Season

Spring is a great time of the year to enjoy the beauty of nature in bloom. Some of the city's best gardens are open for the public to marvel at unique and beautiful flowers and trees. From late March till April visit the Stanley Park Rose Garden where you can find an amazing variety of roses.

The Dr. Sun Yat Sen Chinese Garden welcomes all visitors to see unforgettable cherry blossoms in April. At the same time Stanley Park's Ted & Mary Greig Rhododendron Garden is worth checking out and the VanDusen Botanical Garden blooms only in late-May. The Quarry Gardens at Queen Elizabeth Park is one more beautiful place to enjoy this natural beauty during spring.

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When is the best time to visit Vancouver to see the blooming season?

The blooming season in Vancouver can be best viewed from late March to May. During these months, Vancouver's weather is mild, making it more convenient to explore the city's stunning varieties of blooming flowers. Show more

Where are the best places to visit during the blooming season in Vancouver?

If you're seeking to explore Vancouver during the blooming season, there are many gardens to explore. Stanley Park Roses Garden hosts over 3,500 rose bushes, Dr. Sun Yat Sen Chinese Garden has unforgettable cherry blossoms, while Stanley Park's Ted & Mary Greig Rhododendron Garden and VanDusen Botanical Garden have unique varieties of rhododendron and flowers such as Magnolia and plum blossoms, and Chinese witch hazel, respectively. You can also explore Quarry Gardens at Queen Elizabeth Park, which exhibits a natural beauty worth unravelling. Show more

What kind of flowers can be found at the Stanley Park Rose Garden?

Stanley Park Rose Garden is home to more than 100 rose types ranging from hybrid tea roses to climbers, floribundas, and antique roses. You can take your time to explore each class of rose and distinguish each one in the garden's over 3,500 rose bushes. Show more

Apart from cherry blossoms, what other kinds of flowers can be seen at Dr. Sun Yat Sen Chinese Garden?

In addition to the cherry blossoms, Dr. Sun Yat Sen Chinese Garden exhibits other unique flowers such as Magnolia, plum blossoms, and Chinese witch hazel (Hamamelis Mollis). The abundance of trees and plant varieties in the garden also mirrors Chinese philosophy and culture. Show more

Are there any events or guided tours available during the blooming season in Vancouver's gardens?

Vancouver's gardens host numerous events and guided tours during the blooming season. For instance, VanDusen Botanical Garden has guided tours and totem pole carvings while Dr. Sun Yat Sen Chinese Garden offers cherry blossom inspired tea tasting. Additionally, you can attend the 'Bloom and Brew' program at the VanDusen Botanical Garden. The event offers live music, craft beer, and local food trucks while guests explore the blooming garden. Show more

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