Tofino Winterlights

Presented by Tofino Botanical Gardens, the 3rd Annual Tofino Winterlights festival is a celebration of light and art that runs November 30th – January 6th, NIGHTLY from 5pm-9pm. Come be enchanted by the magical exhibits created by thousands of twinkling lights in one of the world’s great gardens. This is a family friendly event with live entertainment and children’s activities offered throughout the month, plus warm beverages & treats for purchase in the cozy Darwin’s Cafe.

Your Winterlights Pass is valid for the duration of the festival (non-transferrable), so you can experience the magic all month long!  Each evening you attend the festival, simply present your admission card for entry at Darwin’s Cafe.

Dates | Friday, November 30th, 2018 – January 6th, 2019
Time | 5:00pm-9:00pm
Admission | Adults – $15 | Seniors – $12 | TBG Members & Students – $10 | Kids 12 & Under – FREE | 50% off Admission for Guests Staying at the Ecolodge inside the Botanical Gardens

Events Calendar & Featured Musical Guests available at 

The perfect place to enjoy a magical night


Tofino Lantern Festival

The Tofino Lantern Festival draws both the young and old with an unbelievable variety of handmade lanterns, live music, dance performance, food vendors, and other entertainment!

This is a CAR FREE event! Please make use of the FREE shuttle from the Village Green to Tofino Botanical Gardens starting at 7PM. The last shuttle will leave the gardens at 11PM. See Tofino Bus website for details.

Please, no dogs at the Tofino Lantern Festival.

This is a drug & alcohol free event.

Date | Sunday, August 12, 2018
Time | 7:30pm-10:30pm
Admission [CASH ONLY] | Adults – $15.00 CAD | Under 12 –  FREE



The Tofino Food and Wine Festival is a weekend-long event that supports several non-profit organizations.

Grazing in the Gardens is hosted annually at the Tofino Botanical Gardens and showcases local culinary talent and British Columbia wines, craft ciders and beers.