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Special Family Programs

General admission applies for Special Family Programs.  Please contact the Visitor Services Desk if you have any questions not answered below.
Phone: (709) 864-8590

Nature programs are held every Sunday.  For more information, please visit the Family Programs section of this website.

Three Cheers For CompostingComposting

Sunday, May 7, 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Bring the family along for a special family day program celebrating composting. In addition to exhibits and information there will be nature hikes, compost crafts and games, story time, and duck feeding.







Canada Day CelebrationsCanada Day

Saturday, July 1, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Everyone is invited to drop by MUN Botanical Garden to enjoy Canada Day Celebrations. A variety of crafts, stories, games, activities, duck-feeding, nature hikes and prizes will be provided throughout the day. Create a one-of-a-kind Canada Day butterfly, follow the Maple leaf trail, go on a Canada Day scavenger hunt and find the hidden butterflies in the flower gardens.

Refreshments, including a birthday cake, will be provided. Admission fees apply. All children must be accompanied by an adult.


Halloween Howl

Halloween Howl

Saturday, October 28, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m and Sunday, October 29, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

A weekend of fun for young children and their families, including crafts, stories, special Halloween hikes and much more. Children in costumes admitted free.


Telephone: 864-8590