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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Volunteer Orientation (March)

March 5, 2018

Celebrate California native plants with us!

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Teahouse and Garden (March)

March 10, 2018

Visitors and members are welcome to experience our ShinKanAn Teahouse and 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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Spring Native Plant Sale

March 31, 2018 - April 29, 2018

Don't miss the great selection of native plants and water wise color.

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Volunteer Orientation (April)

April 2, 2018

Celebrate California native plants with us!

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Walking through the Seasons (at the Garden)

April 6, 2018 - July 29, 2018

On January 1, 2017, Patti Jacquemain, a Santa Barbara artist, began a one-year project in which she walked over 325 miles throughout and around the Garden. Visit the Pritzlaff Conservation Center Gallery for the exhibition inspired by her journey.

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Walking through the Seasons Reception

April 7, 2018

Celebrate the opening of the newest exhibition in the Pritzlaff Conservation Center Gallery, Walking through the Seasons (at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden) by local artist Patti Jacquemain

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Teahouse and Garden (April)

April 14, 2018

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

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Docent Tours in the Garden

Free Seniors Day (April)

April 18, 2018

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

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Members Picnic

May 17, 2018

Members Only: Celebrating our members with BBQ, games, and friends. Great for the whole family!

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