Current Events at SBBG

Current & Upcoming Programs, Events & Special Offers not to miss!

To view all items on the Garden calendar at a glance, check the Program Calendar 

Celebrate California native plants with us!

Winter Morning Bird Walk: December 17

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8:30-10:00AM in the Garden

Join our experienced naturalist leader Rebecca Coulter as she looks and listens for woodpeckers and quail, wrens and raptors, and many more.
Be the first morning visitors in the Garden and enjoy watching the diverse and beautiful bird species that make the meadow, woodlands and creekside their home!

Register for the December 17th walk

Special Membership Promotion

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Purchase a new membership or renew your current membership now to receive this offer!

Buy your membership online -or- call our Membership Department (805) 682-4726 ext. 110

Shop Amazon Smile & Support the Garden!

The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden is enrolled in the AmazonSmile program

AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the Garden.

A Hort & Hops Workshop Series

Where can you learn more about gardening successfully with California native plants than with our Garden experts in these hands-on workshops? All workshops include a related Garden tour; enjoy a beer and chips & salsa during the last 30 minutes of each class.

Close Encounters with the Insect World  Saturday January 10  2:00-5:00 pm  Click here for more information

Manzanitas in the Garden  Saturday, January 17 2:00-5:00 pm  Click here for more information

Habitat Gardens: Native Plants for Beneficial Insects, Birds and Other Animals  Saturday, January 24  2:00-4:00 pm  Click here for more information

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