Cocktail dinner at The Botanical Garden of Montreal
Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 7p.m.
Please note that there will be free time for delegates to visit the botanical garden prior to the dinner.
Founded in 1931 by Brother Marie-Victorin, the Montreal Botanical Garden/Jardin botanique de Montréal is a large, world-renowned botanical garden located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The mission of the Montreal Botanical Garden is to conserve, develop and present living plant collections to the public, pursue research activities and educate Montreal citizens and visitors from around the world about botany and horticulture. With its collection of 22,000 plant species and cultivars, 10 exhibition greenhouses, and more than 20 thematic gardens spread out over 75 hectares (190 acres), the Montreal Botanical Garden ranks among the largest botanical gardens in the world. Among its masterpieces are the Chinese, Japanese and First Nations Gardens, which offer visitors the opportunity to discover diverse cultural and scenic experiences.
In the fall of each year, the Garden of Lights exhibition allows visitors to immerse themselves in subtle lighting displays of original design throughout the Japanese Garden and the Chinese Garden.
Exhibition Garden of lights at the Botanical Garden of Montreal
Please note that there will be free time after the cocktail dinner to enjoy the exhibition.
Discover the Japanese Garden enhanced by a fine and subtle lighting design and the Chinese Garden with its emblematic traditional colored lanterns. At dusk, beautiful pathways emerge in the Gardens of Light, pathways full of contrasts, mysterious and magical.