Festival Location

The 2019 Artists for Conservation Festival will be held at VanDusen Botanical Garden, which is situated in Vancouver, BC and can be reached via driving or public transit. The 22-hectare VanDusen Botanical Garden features over 255,000 plants from around the world and almost two dozen sculptures.

Festival Accomodations
Book your accomodations early June. September is still tourism season in Vancouver with many visitors.

Vancouver has many options for accomodiations including Hotels, Inns, Airbnb and Bed & Breakfast locations.

Festival Admissions

The Festival is free admission in the main visitor building.

Access to VanDusen Botanical Gardens will require a ticket upon arrival.  

*Additional costs apply for some special AFC events and workshops (TBD). Advance tickets are required for special AFC events, including the Exhibit Grand Opening Reception.
VanDusen Botanical Garden is located at:

VanDusen Botanical Garden
5151 Oak Street
Vancouver, BC

Visit: http://vandusengarden.org/

Public Transit

The public transit system offers regular service to and from VanDusen Botanical Garden. For more details, visit the TransLink website.

Visiting from the USA

Bring the experience home, America. Americans returning home via land and sea from any international destination need to show a passport or other secure travel document.


Festival Highlights

VanDusen Botanical Garden is located at:

5151 Oak Street Vancouver BC V6M 4H1

Admission to AFC Festival (indoor programs) is free of charge.  Admission is required for outdoor programs in the Botanical Garden.

  • Art Exhibit
  • Live Artist Demos
  • Live Wildlife Encounters
  • Music and Performances
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Stilt Walkers
  • Craft Table

  • Art Exhibit 
  • Live Art Demos
  • Music and Performances
  • Films
  • Live Birds of Prey
  • Guided Nature Walks

  • Fill the register form

  • Come to the Festival
  • Spread the Word
  • Purchase a Bird Mural
  • Buy Orginal Art
  • Make a Donation
  • Buy an AFC Book & Calendar
  • Volunteer
  • Sponsor the Event



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AFC Festival 2019
@ VanDusen Botanical Garden
27 Sept - 29 Sept, 2019
Vancouver, BC, Canada

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About Us

Artists for Conservation is a Canada-based international non-profit, with a mission is to support wildlife and habitat conservation and environmental education through art that celebrates nature. 

Visit: artistsforconservation.org 

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