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 

Garden Closed

December 6, 2016

The Garden will close at 1:00pm

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Image of Bob Haller

John Robert Haller Memorial

December 6, 2016

An exhibition of his photographs, exhibits of his field gear, and quotes from botanists he inspired will be on display.

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Bob Haller

Plants of California Photography Exhibition

December 7, 2016 - March 17, 2017

Bob Haller's outstanding photographs take you on a botanical trip across California.

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Picture of Tea House

Teahouse and Garden Closed (December)

December 10, 2016

The Teahouse will be closed this month. Visitors and members are welcome to experience our ShinKanAn Teahouse and Garden in January.

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Woman with wreath

Free Seniors Day (December)

December 19, 2016

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

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Image of California Poppy. Honorable mention in SBBG Photo Contest, 2013 taken by David Dobreski

Free Seniors Day (February)

February 20, 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 by Kristen Hehnke

Santa Barbara Beer Garden

March 25, 2017

Join us for a special drinking tour of the Garden featuring beers uniquely paired with our horticultural displays...

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