Bridge at the Kurimoto Japanese Garden

University of Alberta Botanic Garden

Immerse yourself in the beauty of Alberta’s hidden gem.

Welcome to the University of Alberta Botanic Garden

See where lush and diverse landscapes blend seamlessly with rich cultural and educational experiences. Wander through themed gardens — like the Kurimoto Japanese Garden and Indigenous Peoples Garden — or let curiosity lead you on our winding nature trails. With thousands of plant species on display, 3,000+ vibrant floral varieties, and events designed for the senses (including the Martagon Lily Show or a Twilight Picnic), there's something for everyone to enjoy.

What's happening at the garden?

Say hello to spring!

The Garden is now open for the season. Check our hours, then reserve your visit and welcome a bright new season with us.

Wedding in the Aga Khan Garden

Celebrate amidst the blooms

Did you know you can host your next function at the garden? Corporate events, parties (like reunions, birthdays and anniversaries) or weddings can all be accommodated.

Twilight Picnic bookings are open!

Isn’t it time to mark an occasion, celebrate a friend or reconnect on a date night? Book your picnic experience soon (dates sell quickly) and discover the pleasure of eating together in a beautiful setting.


The garden is just 15 minutes southwest of Edmonton. Visit today!

Reserve Your Tickets

Established in 1959, the Botanic Garden grows plants to connect people with the earth so they cherish the essence of life.

  • 240

    Acres (97 hectares), 80 acres cultivated

  • 4,000

    plant species and 3,000+ flowering annuals

  • 3

    indoor showhouses

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