Canadensis Fall Celebration


September 21, 2024 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Canadensis Botanical Garden

The Red Barn, Experimental Farm, Prince of Wales Dr, Ottawa, ON K2C 3K1

Price: Free

Event Details

Canadensis Garden Fall Celebration / Fête Automnale au Jardin Canadensis

Saturday, September 21 | 10 AM – 4 PM


Experience nature in all its fall splendour at Canadensis Garden, the home of the future Botanical Garden of Canada. In collaboration with Gardens Ottawa, the Fall Celebration offers plenty of FREE family fun including horse drawn wagon rides, children’s activities, site tours and floral/botanical artworks to admire. New to the garden is the “A Stitch In Time” art installation by Gayle Hermick, the same artist who created “Red Stilettos” unveiled in 2022. Free admission & free parking!

Expected Highlights:

  • Children’s Hay Bale Play Area
  • Children’s Canadensis Scavenger Hunt
  • Horse-drawn wagon rides
  • Foyer Gallery Ottawa Artist displays  
  • Ottawa Society of Botanical Painters, exhibits and education
  • Musical Garden By Artist Jesse Stewart featuring 12 ludophones (Performances at 11 am and 12:15 pm)
  • New art installation: “A Stitch In Time” by Gayle Hermick – who will be on site to talk about this sculpture, as well as her Red Stilettos sculpture
  • More Beyond the Edge artist installations 
  • Tree planting in the new Canadensis tree nursery
  • Walking tour of Canadensis Garden site

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