Twilight Thursday

Sunset over oxen pond

The flower gardens and trails have a magical quality during the evening. Now is your chance to see how MUN Botanical Garden looks "after hours" from 5-8 pm.

The 2019 Twilight Thursdays themes are:

  • June 20 | Booze and Botany | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Join research horticulturalist Todd Boland as you sip and stroll around the Garden, taking in the sights and smells of the Garden at the start of summer. This is a special ticketed event.

  • June 27 | Bird Walk | Time TBA

  • July 4 | Game of Gnomes | 5 - 8 pm

They’re back!!! Yup, our trusty gnomes had so much fun in the limelight last year, they’ve set-up house again. In fact, more have moved it. Come for a race around the garden to see how many gnome doors and houses you can find!

  • July 11 | Forest Bathing | 6-8:30 pm 

Stay tuned for details. Please note this is a special ticketed event.

  • July 11 | Soap Making Workshop | 6:30-8:30 pm

It’s easier than you think! Join Krista from St. John's Soap Works for an evening of soap making with a botanical spin. Learn the art of cold process soap and the benefits of including plants in your soap-making. Cost: $30.00 (+ tax) includes soap to take home. Please note this is a special ticketed event.

  • July 18 | Booze & Botany | 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Enjoy a fun tasting with a botanical bent, then join horticulturist Todd Boland for a stroll in the Garden (and don't worry, he'll show you the hops!).

  • July 18 | PRIDE at the Garden 

Stay tuned for details.

  • July 25 | Compost Talk | 6 pm
  • August 8 | Dog Days of Summer

Yes, we’ve gone to the dogs! Breaking our own rule, we are inviting all four-legged friends, big or small, to enjoy a walk around our trails and gardens in the beautiful evening light. Water bowls and botanical dog treats included!

  • August 15 | Booze & Botany 

Join us for a special tasting and as a bonus, we will then take you for a stroll through the late summer blooms.

  • August 22 | TBA

  • August 29 | Compost Talk | 6 pm

Stay tuned for further details regarding the 2019 season and for registration regarding special ticketed events.


Botanical Garden

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000