Welcome to Woodland Gardens

Woodland Gardens is a feast for the senses. Nature's healing powers contained in this serene beauty bring a calmness and tranquility to the soul.

Bryan with Santa

Christmas 2014

Carol walks with Cantiamo Chamber Ensemble

Dates: Dec. 19 – 23, 7:00 pm

Santa's Barn

Visits with Santa
Dates: Weekends: Dec. 6–7, 13–14, 20–21, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Garden Lights & Santa's Barn

Every night, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Dates: Dec. 1 – 26

CELEBRATING 25 YEARS OF CHRISTMAS MEMORIES

Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens are an act of love, developed by one man in an effort to fulfill a dream to share with all.

Woodland Gardens, Courtenay, BC has one of the largest rhododendron collections in Western Canada with over 3000 plantings. It is also home to a multitude of native plants, birds and wildflowers. Its 24 wooded acres are covered with bark mulch paths and many water features. It is recognized as one of the world's finest informal show gardens.

We host two annual art shows, and our various Christmas programs throughout December. The gardens are open year round. We invite you to explore our website and look forward to seeing you at the gardens.

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Artisans Festival 2013

Artisan Festival at Courtenay’s Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens – a little bit of magic, a whole lot of beauty

One of Vancouver Island’s premiere events is set to go on the coming long Labour Day weekend. The Kitty Coleman Annual Artisan Festival is one of our favourite attractions, bringing together a spectacular 24-acre venue, dozens of talented artists working in many genres and a panorama of colour and visual delight courtesy of the 3,500 rhododendrons that grace the site.