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February 4, 2024


Free Sundays
FREE SUNDAY | February 4 - 01:00 PM

Join us on Sunday, February 4 at Les Jardins de Métis, from 1 pm to 4 pm for a winter walk or snowshoe. A bonfire will warm your bones and music by Les cousins pleins d’épices will warm your soul.


January 7, 2024


Free Sundays
FREE SUNDAY | January 7 - Welcome to the New Year! - 01:00 PM

2024 will begin with a bang in January with the first Free Sunday of the New Year on Sunday, January 7. Winter walk to the rivermouth and a bonfire on the site of the International Garden Festival will herald the 25th anniversary of the International Garden Festival. Events begin in the Great Hall with a re-broadcast at 1:30 pm of Isabelle Boulay’s Télé-Québec spectacle recorded in the Gardens in September. 


December 3, 2023


Free Sundays
FREE SUNDAY | December 3 - 01:00 PM

Concert using the Seiler grand piano, festive spirit and winter walk in the gardens


November 5, 2023


Free Sundays
FREE SUNDAY | Are Birds Airheads? - 10:30 AM

A lecture and reading by Louis Lefebvre, biologist, ethologist and retired McGill University professor, author of Tête de linotte, recently published by Les Éditions de Boréal.

Birds have long had the reputation of not being as intelligent as mammals. And yes, it's true that many birds really are airheads... Others, however, are as intelligent as most apes, and have even more neurons than them in the part of their brain that corresponds to our cortex.


October 1, 2023


Free Sundays
FREE SUNDAY | October 1st - 08:30 AM
One garden, a thousand colors! It's fall landscape time!An important program, just for you. - United Way Day - Information booth- Performance - Poetic Behavior, with Penélope Desjardins - RBC ... (Read more)

September 3, 2023


Free Sundays
FREE SUNDAY | September 3 - 08:30 AM
The blooms are still in full swing - celebrate back-to-school with a free field trip to the Gardens! On the agenda:- Workshop - Paper Making with AFBL, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Arboretum - Pho ... (Read more)

August 6, 2023


Free Sundays
FREE SUNDAY | August 6 - 08:30 AM
This free Sunday offers many events for the whole family!Every first Sunday of the month is a free Sunday for Quebec residents! On the agenda:- Workshop – Paper making with the AFBL, 10 a. ... (Read more)

July 2, 2023


Free Sundays
FREE SUNDAY | July 2 - 08:30 AM
It's blue poppy time! Take advantage of this free Sunday to come and see them!On the agenda: Workshop - Paper making with the AFBL, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Arboretum Film screening and workshop ... (Read more)

June 4, 2023


Free Sundays
FREE SUNDAY | June 4 - 08:00 AM
Every first Sunday of the month is a free Sunday for Quebec residents! On the program: Face painting for children - with make-up artist Sandrine Cusson, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., on the veranda of t ... (Read more)

May 7, 2023


Free Sundays
FREE SUNDAY | May 7 - 12:00 PM
A fantastic program in all its grandeur! Presentation of Elsie Reford's violin to a young musician of the Bas-Saint-LaurentOn this occasion, Elsie's violin, restored in 2022 by luthier Olivier P&eacu ... (Read more)

April 2, 2023


Free Sundays
FREE SUNDAY | April 2 - Tulipomania, tulip and dried flowers Festival - 12:00 PM
To mark the return of spring and the renewal of the Free on Sundays program, we are organizing a mini-tulip festival. The Great Hall will burst into bloom on Sunday, April 2 from noon to 4 pm. We will ... (Read more)

March 5, 2023


Free Sundays
FREE SUNDAY | Winter Wonderland - 11:00 AM
Our traditional free Sunday WINTER WONDERLAND returns on March 5, 2023, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.! Snowshoe trails, hot beverages for everyone and bonfires will be on the schedule. Discover the beauty of ... (Read more)

January 8, 2023


Free Sundays
FREE SUNDAY | January 8 | Thank you ! - 11:00 AM
A special free winter Sunday to thank the community for coming to our aid after the December 23rd winds.This Sunday, a special concert will be presented in the Desjardins area of the Great Hall to tha ... (Read more)

December 4, 2022


Free Sundays
FREE SUNDAY | Dive into the Christmas Spirit at the Reford Gardens ! - 01:00 PM
That's right! Free Sundays, so popular during the summer season, will be held a few times this winter. We invite you to the first festive winter free Sunday! Program 1 to 3 pm 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.: C ... (Read more)

October 2, 2022


Free Sundays
Free Sundays - 08:30 AM
Every first Sunday of the month is a free Sunday!  Les Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens are participating in the Ministère de la Culture et des Communications' measure of free adm ... (Read more)

September 4, 2022


Free Sundays
Free Sundays - 08:30 AM
Every first Sunday of the month is a free Sunday!  Les Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens are participating in the Ministère de la Culture et des Communications' measure of free adm ... (Read more)

August 7, 2022


Free Sundays
Free Sundays - 08:30 AM
Every first Sunday of the month is a free Sunday!  Les Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens are participating in the Ministère de la Culture et des Communications' measure of free adm ... (Read more)

July 3, 2022


Free Sundays
Free Sundays - 08:30 AM
Every first Sunday of the month is a free Sunday!  Les Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens are participating in the Ministère de la Culture et des Communications' measure of free adm ... (Read more)

June 5, 2022


Free Sundays
Free Sundays - 08:30 AM
Every first Sunday of the month is a free Sunday!  Les Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens are participating in the Ministère de la Culture et des Communications' measure of free adm ... (Read more)