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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Giving Tuesday

November 28, 2017

On Tuesday, November 28, the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden is proud to participate in #GivingTuesday

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Painting by Kevin Gleason

Gleason-Potter Exhibition

December 1, 2017 - March 26, 2018

Local plein air artists Kevin Gleason and Chris Potter will showcase the beauty of Santa Barbara’s natural landscapes in the Pritzlaff Conservation Center Gallery.

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Image of Teen working on grounds taken by Randy Wright

Volunteer Orientation (December)

December 4, 2017

Celebrate California native plants with us!

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Teahouse and Garden (December)

December 9, 2017

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

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Image of Kevin Gleason and Chris Potter painting the meadow taken by Kathy Castaneda

Gleason-Potter Exhibition Opening

December 10, 2017

Meet the artists of the newest exhibition in the Pritzlaff Conservation Center Gallery.

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Free Seniors Day (December)

December 18, 2017

Welch-Ryce-Haider wants you to be our special guests to enjoy the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.

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Santa Barbara Beer Garden

March 24, 2018

Save the Date! The fifth annual Beer Garden takes place on Saturday, March 24, 2018

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