Family Fun on Family Day at the Bloedel Conservatory!


  February 9, 2015 from 10am to 5pm

Come discover a variety of fun and exciting rainforest activities at the Bloedel Conservatory on Family Day! Activities are planned throughout the day, including bird talks, ladybug and butterfly releases (including information about why they are good for your garden), feeding the finches and more. Our docents and gardeners will be on hand to share fascinating stories about all the birds and plants that call Bloedel home, as well as a Tropical Adaptations station that provides information about unique strategies rainforest plants use to survive in this unique climate. All are free with paid admission. See the detailed schedule below:

10am – Millet feeding for the Zebra Finches

11am – Ladybug release

12pm – Bird talk

12:30pm – Butterfly release by Metamorphic Farms

1pm – Bird talk

2pm – Lady bug release

2:30pm – Butterfly release by Metamorphic Farms

3pm – Bird talk

Tropical Adaptation station, Herb potting activities, and ‘Ask me’ Docent tables will be ongoing throughout the day.

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Admission Rates

Adults             $  6.50

Seniors            $  4.50

Youth (12-18)   $  4.50

Child  (3 -11)   $  3.25

Family Rate     $ 15.00

Members: Free

Painted Lady

The Bloedel Conservatory is fully wheelchair accessible, with benches along the pathway so it’s easy to sit close to the parrots to watch their antics or have a chat! Handy Bird Guides and Scavenger Hunts are available at the front counter. Treat the whole family to a stroll through the magical Bloedel Conservatory, our green jewel at the highest point in Vancouver. There will be lots to do to delight everyone at any age! See you there!