2023 Opening Dates! Garden Centre May 2 / Botanical Gardens May 6 / Fountain Show May 20 / Festival of Fountains August 26


Admission Rates

We love to have groups tours come and visit us and offer special pricing for groups of 20 or more adults. 

Unguided Group Tours  ……………………. $12.50 per person 
Guided  Group Tours  ……………………….. $12.50 per person + $50.00 Guide Fee

All prices are subject to HST.

Tours last approximately 45 minutes. All group tours must be pre-booked and scheduled due to other guest reservations and staff requirements.

Note to Tour Operators and Planners:
Please consider a 2-hour stay at the gardens. The gardens are continually expanding and require ample time to view them properly. Bagged lunches are welcome at the gardens in our expanded picnic area. The garden centre and gift shop offers a chance for guests to view and/or purchase unique and hard to find items not carried by traditional garden centre outlets

Group Catering (minimum 25 guests)

Group catering is available for groups of 25 or more, offered by St. James Eatery in Waterford.  Cost is $17.50 per person includes taxes and gratuity. Advance orders only. Eco friendly, individually wrapped and labled.

St. James Picnic Package Menu (lunch)

All three salads are included with each package.
– Caesar Salad (bacon bits on the side)
– Fresh Tossed Garden Salad (locally grown vegetables)
– Greek Pasta Salad
Salad dressing(s) are provided.

 (i.e. 50% sandwich and 50% wrap) ~ Black Forest Ham, Turkey, Egg Salad or Tuna (with mayo, onions and celery)

Please specify group quantity, whole wheat or Texas white bread.

Assorted Light Desserts
Includes delicious homemade brownie, date square or hello dolly.

Choose either bottled water, pop or selected juices that are available at The Redbud stand located beside the picnic area.

*Driver of Coach Bus receives a complimentary Lunch!
**Vegetarian Sandwiches or Wraps are available. 

Lunches are individually Packaged.
Cutlery, Plates and  Napkins provided. 

For Group Catering contact;

Kerry Bockenholt
St. James Eatery, Waterford, ON
Ph: (519) 443-4000
Email: kbockenholt@hotmail.com

For more information about our group tours or to book your group