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There’s nowhere else quite like Milner Gardens – a beautiful botanical retreat where a historic estate and wild garden are buffered from the rest of the world by one of the last remaining stands of old growth Coastal Douglas fir. An oasis that rejuvenates the soul while educating about and inspiring care for the natural world. A tranquil woodland garden where you can appreciate the majesty of nature along with the artistry of horticultural vision.
Enjoy Milner Christmas Magic 2021 - an outdoor stroll to experience the magic of thousands of holiday lights and festive window displays:
December 3-5, 10-12 and 17-19 evenings 5:00pm - 8:00pm with viewing until 8:30pm
Milner Christmas Magic is a fundraiser in support of Milner Gardens & Woodland with entrance by suggested donation at the Welcome & Interpretive Centre:
Adult $5, Child $2.50, or Family (2 adults & up to 3 children under 19 yrs) $12
Advance tickets are not required or available.
COVID-19 protocol is in effect: Proof of vaccination is not required for outdoor event entry; Masks are required for entry to the Gingerbread Cottage Gift Shop; Hand sanitizer stations will be located near buildings. Please read Visiting During Covid-19
Events in the Gardens through the year include: Early Spring in February-March, Spring shoulder season, Summer & Fall Thursday-Sunday openings starting in April, Rhododendron Bloom in April-May, Fall shoulder season, Fall Plant Sale in September, Fall colours in October and the annual festival of lights and music - Milner Christmas Magic in December. For more event info: milnergardens.viu.ca/special-events
For group tour bookings or info about our educational offerings, hours, admission, directions, Camellia Tea Room, Pool House Gift Shop, Nursery/Plant Sales, and history, please phone 250-752-6153 or visit our website: milnergardens.viu.ca