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Top 10 Instagram-Worthy Flower Spots in Metro Vancouver

Top 10 Instagram-Worthy Flower Spots in Metro Vancouver

The days are getting longer and it’s starting to warm up — it’s officially SPRING! Flowers are blooming and Metro Vancouver has some of the most stunning spots to visit.

Here are 10 of the most gorgeous flower spots to visit with your kids. They can burn off some energy and you will be able to snap that oh-so-perfect Instagram photo. And the best part – these spots are all stroller-friendly! 

The Best Places to Find Blossoms and Flowers in Vancouver

1. Garry Point Park 

Garry Point Park Cherry Blossom festival.
Photo Credit: City of Richmond

The Richmond Cherry Blossom Festival is back on this year! Located at Steveston’s Garry Point Park this is one of the absolute most stunning places to see 255 Cherry Blossom trees. Starting April 10th you can view the festivities from home or you can scan QR codes as you tour the event in person. The theme this year is kizuna which means the enduring bonds between people. 

Location: 12011 7th Avenue (Southwest corner of Richmond between Chatham and Moncton Street on 7th Avenue)

>> Garry Point Park

2. VanDusen Botanical Garden

Blooms at VanDusen
Photo Credit: VanDusen Garden

The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival returns to VanDusen Botanical Garden with Sakura Days Japan Fair on April 9 & 10, 2022. This is one of the most beautiful spots in Vancouver to visit during the spring. This stunning location has endless photo-ops and it’s completely stroller-friendly.

Tickets available online:

>> VanDusen Botanical Garden
Location: 5151 Oak Street, Vancouver

3. Queen Elizabeth Park 

Flowers at Queen Elizabeth Park.
Photo Credit: Queen Elizabeth Park

Queen Elizabeth Park has gorgeous gardens, trees and flowers. From early March to late April they have beautiful pink cherry blossom trees for you to enjoy. This park has so many perfect backdrops for photos and also lots of places for your kids to run around.

Address: Located at the junction of Cambie Street and West 33rd Avenue, Vancouver

>> Queen Elizabeth Park 

4. Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden 

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Garden one of Vancouver's many beautiful flower gardens.
Photo Credit: Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Garden

One of the most beautiful places in Vancouver is the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Garden. This Ming Dynasty-style garden-home is a registered museum and a must-visit spot. Enjoy beautiful architecture, stunning gardens, koi fish and so much more. This wonderful space makes you feel as if you are on vacation and not in the middle of a busy city.

They offer family activities and compact strollers are welcome! 

Address: 578 Carrall Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

>> Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

5. Chilliwack Tulip Festival 

Chilliwack Tulip Festival.
Photo Credit: Chilliwack Tulip Festival

A short drive out of the city will bring you to the Chilliwack Tulip Festival. They have endless rows of breathtaking perfect tulips for you to enjoy. The drive is totally worth it for this adventure – a fun day and gorgeous photos are guaranteed. 

Be sure to check out their website and pre-book your tickets. Tickets are currently on sale, and the festival runs April 11-May 1.

>> Chilliwack Tulip Festival 

6. Park & Tilford Shops and Gardens

Park & Tilford Shops and Gardens. It's a great flower garden in Metro Vancouver.
Photo Credit: Park & Tilford Gardens

This garden is attached to a variety of shops, including a coffee shop and a variety of food options. This stunning garden is the perfect place for a fun day out with your kids this spring.

Location: 333 Brooksbank Ave, North Vancouver

>> Park & Tilford Shops and Gardens

7. Minoru Park

Minoru Park for Spring flower gardens in metro Vancouver.
Photo Credit: Minoru Park

One of the most beautiful spots in Metro Vancouver is Richmond’s Minoru Park. There are a variety of floral displays for you to take perfect spring photos of your kids and lots of spaces for them to run around and have some fun. The park has a playground, various fields, basketball courts, tennis courts and so much more

Location: 7191 Granville Ave, Richmond

>> Minoru Par

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8. Stanley Park 

Stanley Park one of the best flower gardens in Metro Vancouver.
Photo Credit: Stanley Park

Stanley Park is full of picture-perfect flowers the whole family will love. One of the most spectacular parts of the park is the Rose Garden. There are so many colours of roses to enjoy, as well as cherry blossom trees nearby.  A huge bonus is that Stanley Park is very stroller-friendly. 

Location: 610 Pipeline Rd, Vancouver

>> Stanley Park 

9. Darts Hill Garden Park 

Darts Hill Garden Park. One of the many flower spots to visit in Metro Vancouver.
Photo Credit: Darts Hill Garden Park

This is a beautiful and super fun garden to visit with your kids. They have so many picture-perfect areas. Public Garden Strolls will be open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays starting this month. General admission is by cash donation — $5 is the suggested amount. To book a guided tour contact info@dartshill.ca.

Location: 1633 170th St (16th Ave at 170th St), Surrey

>> Darts Hill Garden Park

10. UBC Botanical Garden

UBC Botanical Gardens. Instagram worthy flower spot in metro Vancouver.
Photo Credit: UBC Botanical Gardens

Visit Canada’s oldest botanical garden, located at The University of British Columbia. This garden has cherry blossoms and so many types of flowers to enjoy. Snap perfect photos of your kids while you walk through various gardens. 

*Note: There is an area called the Greenheart Treewalk. It looks like so much fun for kids, but it is not stroller-friendly. For more info on this attraction and to book it:

>> Greenheart Treewalk

Location: 6804 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver

>> UBC Botanical Garden

Enjoy the warmer weather and bright sunny days. Use this list when you are out with your kids and tag @vancouver_mom on Instagram  for your chance to have your flower photo-ops featured. 

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