Events

Garden members and visitors enjoy many events sponsored by the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden throughout the year. Whether at the Garden or in the community, these events remain one of the Garden’s most popular attractions and often sell out. 
Contact the SBBG Registrar or phone (805) 682-4726 ext. 102

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

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Tea House and Garden (February)

February 13, 2016

Visitors and members are welcome to experience our ShinKanAn Teahouse and Garden.

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Image of a couple looking at the meadow taken by Tricia Wardlaw

Valentine's Day Picnic

February 14, 2016

Enjoy a secluded picnic at the Garden with your special someone

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Santa Barbara Beer Garden

February 20, 2016

SOLD OUT! Join us for a new drinking tour of the Garden featuring beers uniquely paired with our horticultural displays...

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Tea House and Garden (March)

March 12, 2016

Visitors and members are welcome to experience our ShinKanAn Teahouse and Garden.

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Tea House and Garden (April)

April 9, 2016

Visitors and members are welcome to experience our ShinKanAn Teahouse and Garden.

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Image of Lupinus microcarpus densiflorus taken by Cherie Welsh

California Native Plant Week

April 16, 2016 - April 22, 2016

Celebrate California native plants with us!

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Tea House and Garden (May)

May 7, 2016

Visitors and members are welcome to experience our ShinKanAn Teahouse and Garden.

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Bonsai Exhibition

May 21, 2016 - May 22, 2016

The Bonsai Club of Santa Barbara presents its annual show of artistically trained miniature trees.

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Tea House and Garden (June)

June 11, 2016

Visitors and members are welcome to experience our ShinKanAn Teahouse and Garden.

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