What to know before you go

Our Gardens are Open Daily, Dawn until Dusk

September, 2021 Update – Our gardens as well as Edwards Gardens and the Don Valley ravine are open for you to enjoy. The gardens are open from dawn until dusk and admission is FREE! For What’s in Bloom in our gardens follow us on Facebook and Instagram
Guided tours of the gardens are offered weekly. Preregistration is required for these 90-minute tours.  Click here for more information.
For the safety of all please follow the current guidance of the City of Toronto and practice physical distancing of at least two meters and refrain from leaving your home if you are feeling unwell. Our building is temporarily closed to the public and most staff are working remotely. 

Temporary Closures

  • Our building is temporarily closed to the public.
  • There are some path closures in Edwards Gardens/Wilket Creek due to ongoing construction and bridge repair.


The parking lot adjacent to the gardens is also open. Parking is $2.50 per hour with all proceeds supporting the Toronto Botanical Garden which is a registered charity. TBG members receive FREE parking. For more information on paid parking at TBG or if you’d like to a member click here.


Onsite washrooms are available in the adjacent Edwards Gardens. They are open daily from 9 a.m. to dusk. These washrooms are managed by the City of Toronto. The washrooms in the TBG building remain temporarily closed.

Shopping & Dining

  • Our Garden Shop is open for in-person Thursday to Sunday, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sundays, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. You can also browse and shop online with the options of curbside pick up or delivery. For more details on our hours  CLICK HERE for more details or to shop online.
  • The TBG Bloom Cafe is now open daily from 9 a.m. Check their instagram (@tbgbloomcafe) for updates.

Education at TBG

  • Adult Education and Family Programs are offered online and in-person educational programs are offered outdoors.
  • The Weston Family Library remains closed for in person visits however you can browse the collection online and reserve a book for curbside pick up.
  • If you have any feedback or suggestions, we want to hear from you! Please send us an email.

Booking your event at TBG

We are accepting event booking in the gardens for 2021 and 2022. Indoor and outdoor options are available. Please contact our rental department for further details.

We will continue to post updates on our website, but if you have a specific question please email us at info@torontobotanicalgarden.ca or leave a message at 416-397-1341. We will do our best to get back to you as soon as possible.

Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram where we regularly post photos of our gardens and share ideas and tips for gardeners of all ages.