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Chef’s Recipe: Kabocha Squash Tot

Our culinary team has been working on a mouth-watering, 5-course menu for Victoria's Dine Around. One of the courses included i...
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Winter Shopping Inspiration: Maple Syrup Products

We are proud to showcase a Canadian product from our Seed and Gift Store that can be a perfect alternative to sugar. Maple Syru...
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The Mechanics Behind The Magic of Christmas Display

By Bruce Watson, Director of Arts & Entertainment This is a fun time of year in the Arts & Entertainment (A&E) department– the...
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Holiday Shopping Inspiration: Featured Products

Art Crush Cardigans Open style cardigans are made with crushed satin, so they never wrinkle. The dramatic designs are sure to ...
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Chef’s Recipes: Turkey and Cranberry Brie Strudel and Sugar Cookies

Bring your loved ones together this holiday season with festive fare that is sure to end up as family favourites. Our talented ...
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Chef’s Recipe: Currant Scones

Currant Scones are simple and delicious. They are featured as part of the Autumn High Tea menu paired with strawberry jam and D...
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Accommodation Options in Greater Victoria

Greater Victoria has great accommodation options for every type of traveller. We have partnered with the following accommodatio...
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Biking to The Butchart Gardens

It is always a pleasure for us to welcome bikers. We are pleased to work with fantastic partners who provide bicycle packages a...
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Traffic Guide: What to Know About Arriving at Peak Times

There are a few times throughout the year when visitors arriving in their own vehicles may experience a wait at the gate. This ...
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Everything You Need to Know About Gelato at The Butchart Gardens

Close your eyes and picture yourself in Italy; the sound of water features trickling in the background, the delightful ambience...
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Chef’s Recipe: Chicken Pasta Salad

This summer we are pleased to provide you with a recipe that is easy, healthy and fresh. Treat yourself to this delicious (and ...
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The Gardens After Dark

By Bruce Watson, Director of Arts and Entertainment Night Illuminations was added in 1954 to commemorate the 50th anniversary ...