December 2020 Festive Sales and Virtual Events

While the end of year holidays will look different for all this year, UBC Botanical Garden is adapting its well-loved sales and workshops, including the Wreath Sale, Members’ Sale, and Children’s Winter Wreaths pick up and virtual event.

Register for these festive sales and virtual events below.

Wreath Sale 2020

November 25, 2020, until sold out

Don’t miss our annual sale of beautiful fresh holiday wreaths, handcrafted by our Friends of the Garden using unusual evergreens, colourful berries, and exotic foliage collected from UBC Botanical Garden and other sources. Wreaths are available for sale in the Shop in the Garden. Please visit the Shop in the Garden by booking an appointment.

Book your shopping appointment


Members’ Sale

Enjoy gift shopping during our annual Members’ Sale! This year the sale will take place over Wednesday, December 2 to Sunday, December 6. Members, UBC Students Staff & Faculty and UNA Residents enjoy 25% off regular-priced items* and 10% off books. Please arrive with valid ID. 

Register for a Shop in the Garden appointment between December 2-6, 10 am-3 pm (regular Shop hours) to browse and purchase from our selection in-person. Please note that there are limited entry time slots. 

Book your Members’ Sale shopping appointment

If you are not yet a Member of UBC Botanical Garden and do not fall into the specified UBC or UNA groups above, you can purchase a membership any time in the lead up to the Sale to enjoy the Members’ Sale and other benefits at the Garden.

*Excludes fresh foliage décor, wreaths, door swags and books. 


Children showcasing their wreaths

Children’s Winter Wreaths: Kits to Build Your Own at Home

This season, it’s easy for children (recommended ages 8-12) to build winter wreaths at home with our complete wreath-making kit. Register for our adapted workshop which will give children and their guardians everything they need to work together to design holiday wreaths with plants from UBC Botanical Garden.

Date and Time: Pick up wreaths at UBC Botanical Garden on Saturday, December 5, 2020 during time selected at registration. Tune into the Zoom instructional workshop online on Sunday, December 6, 2020 to build your wreaths with us, or follow the instructional video sent upon registration anytime.

Location for pick-up: UBC Botanical Garden,  6804 SW Marine Dr, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4.

Register for the Children’s Wreaths pick up and workshop



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