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Nitobe Memorial Garden Admission (Spring)

Purchase your ticket here for Adult, Senior, Youth, Child, Family, UBC Alumni and non-UBC Student admissions.

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Welcome back to Nitobe Memorial Garden!

Purchase your ticket here for Adult, Senior, Youth, Child, Family, UBC Alumni and non-UBC Student admissions.

Ticket sales are now live for March 3-31. Tickets will be available online in 30-minute entry time slots. We encourage visitors to stay for a 25-minute visit.

FAMILIES: When purchasing tickets, please select a Family ticket and the corresponding number of “Additional members” tickets for your accompanying family members.

To learn more, visit To learn more about our COVID Safety Plans, visit our FAQ.

We value our Health Care Workers and First responders and would like to offer you a 50% off discount off a yearly membership. To redeem this special offer please email between 10 am to 2 pm Monday to Friday. Thank you for your service!

UBC Alumni can use code "AlumniUBC" for a 50% discount on eligible tickets. Alumni Card must be shown at the time of entry.

All visitors are required to book an entry time in advance. There are no on-site ticket purchases.

You will need to present your ticket and membership/UBC card (as relevant) on arrival. Tickets may be presented digitally on a mobile device or printed on paper. For sustainability reasons, we encourage digital tickets. Unfortunately, if you do not hold an entry ticket, you will not be able to enter the Garden.

Tickets are only available online for a specific entry time. If you miss your entry time, you will not be permitted entry.

If you would like to change or cancel your entry time, please call us at 604 690 3895 (Botanical Garden) or 604 834 4908 (Nitobe Garden). You can also email us at and we will get back to you between Monday-Friday 10am-4:30 pm. Please note that refunds will be processed via giftcard, which you can use to book your next visit or at the Shop in the Garden.

Members and UBC Cardholders are required to show their membership or valid UBC card on entry. Friends of the Garden (FOG) volunteers are required to wear their nametag. For members, UBC Cardholder and FOGs please register on the Garden Registration page.

If the time you would like to visit is not available, please do not come on-site, as you will not be permitted entry. Please choose another entry date.

If you are sick or are experiencing symptoms related to COVID-19, please do not visit the Garden. Please contact us at You can check your symptoms on the BC Covid-19 Self-Check website.

If you require assistance or have additional questions with purchasing, transferring or cancelling tickets, please contact or call 604-822-3928. Someone will contact you within the business hours of 10 am - 2 pm.

All children under 13 must be accompanied by a guardian over 18 years of age.

A service fee will be added to each ticket. This fee allows us to offer ticketing from an online platform to ensure that we can manage capacity and provide our visitors with the safest, touch-free experience.

Thank you for your patience and support. We kindly ask that you bear with us during the early days of re-opening as we follow health and safety protocols to provide the safest and most enjoyable experience. If you have any feedback regarding the new ticketing system, please contact us at

UBC Botanical Garden, Nitobe Memorial Garden and the Shop in the Garden & Garden Centre re-open March 3, 2021. The Greenheart TreeWalk re-opens April 1, 2021.

We look forward to welcoming you back to Nitobe Memorial Garden.

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