Notice — Be aware, the air quality health index for our area is at a high risk today. The Garden is currently still open for guests but please consider the risks and your own safety before deciding to come. If the air quality gets to a very-high Risk (10+) we may end up closing the Garden for the day. 


Luminaria and The Northern Light Dining Experience are Hibernating

Thank you for being a part of Luminaria, our enchanting winter experience for over a decade. Making the difficult decision to hibernate 2023’s Luminaria and the Northern Lights Dining Experience events was challenging, but your unwavering support means the world to us. In a year that has taught us the value of adaptability, we're channeling that energy into crafting an unforgettable experience for winter 2024 that promises to be even more captivating and immersive than ever before.

While we're currently busy preparing for our next enchanting winter celebration, we want to make sure you don't miss a moment of excitement. Stay updated by subscribing to our newsletter, and you’ll be the first to hear about new experiences at the Garden.

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Your Voice Matters: Help Shape Winter 2024

Your insights can help shape the future of our winter offerings. Share your thoughts, ideas, and opinions for Winter 2024 by filling in this form. Your input will guide us as we embark on this journey to create a reimagined and truly exceptional winter experience.

A Glimpse into Our 2023 Winter Wonderland

As winter approaches, the University of Alberta Botanic Garden remains a haven of beauty and tranquility. This year, we're thrilled to introduce cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, ideal for creating cherished family memories in the great outdoors. Sign up to our newsletter to be the first to know when cross-country skiing and snowshoeing open up for the season.