Garden Etiquette - Butchart Gardens
For the enjoyment and safety of all visitors, and to provide a tranquil
atmosphere for all while visiting The Butchart Gardens,
or Vaping is not permitted anywhere on the premises.
must conduct themselves in a respectful manner. Anyone who demonstrates disruptive
behavior or undertakes activities unsuitable to The Gardens may be required to leave the premises.
voices are expected in all areas of The Gardens.
be respectful of our plants and remain on the paths; do not pick flowers or fruit.
open alcohol is allowed on the premises; our restaurants will be pleased to serve you.
must be kept on a short leash, and under control at all times; owners are required to clean
up after them.
and children’s strollers are available on loan at the Information Centre. Please
do not mistreat or use these items for any other purpose.
and youth groups must be escorted by an appropriate number of chaperones. It is our
pleasure to offer, by pre-arrangement through our Group Services Department, complimentary
admission for chaperones.
with wider than average wheelchairs, scooters, or strollers must be patient and use extra caution.
is welcome, but should not interfere with the enjoyment of other visitors; please
do not block pathways with tripods or selfie-sticks.
parties, wedding photos, ceremonies, and clothing resembling wedding attire is not permitted
in The Gardens except as authorized during our Wedding Season, January 15th – March 31st.
Please refrain from the following activities while visiting The Gardens,
catching or kicking games, running or jogging.
n Wheeled-shoes, rollerblades, bicycles, scooters, Segways, skateboards or other
recreational wheeled devices.
n Use of kites or drones.
n Loud music or unauthorized musical performances.
n Selfie-sticks may not be used for photographing or filming our Firework Shows.
n Costumes of any sort.
n The distribution of any outside literature.
n The dispersal of ashes.