The Butchart Gardens - Christmas

About This Point Of Interest

The Butchart Gardens – Christmas

All year long the Butchart Gardens in Victoria delight over 1 million visitors each year with over 22 hectares of beautifully manicured gardens and landscapes. The Christmas holidays are no exception as the gardens are wonderfully illuminated with tens of thousands of sparkling lights. During the Magic of Christmas the Butchart Gardens offers activities for all ages, including carolling, carousel rides, even skating on the outdoor ice rink. For a more refined experience, The Dining Room Restaurant at the Butchart Gardens offers a culinary delight during the Magic of Christmas, overlooking the brilliant lights of the grounds. The gardens are renowned as a National Historic Site of Canada, and during the holiday season this acclaim is taken to an entirely new level.

Included As A Highlight In Tours

Victoria + Butchart Gardens Christmas Tour

From the light displays in downtown Victoria to The Magic of Christmas experience at the famous Butchart Gardens, this tour will put you into the holiday mood!

Learn More

Frequently Asked Questions

Are the Butchart Gardens wheelchair accessible?
Yes, all public areas are wheelchair accessible with the exception of a viewpoint area within the Sunken Garden known as “The Mound.”
When is the best time to see the Gardens?
Each season has its own charm! From flowering bulbs and shrubs in the Spring and Summer to the red and gold maples in the Autumn. In the Winter, you’ll find snowdrops, witch hazel and even an indoor garden!
Where are the Butchart Gardens located?
The Butchart Gardens are in Brentwood Bay located near Victoria on Vancouver Island. Enjoy the scenic journey on our comfortable buses and keep you eye out for wildlife!