Members 'First Look' Celebration

Date: Friday, November 22, 2013

Time: 2:00PM - 5:00PM


Location: The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

Garden Members shop early!

  • Be the first to view and buy gifts from our many artisans
  • Enjoy seasonal refreshments and music from Cheers! Quartet
  • No rsvp required

The 20th Annual Holiday Marketplace

image of mixed stone bracelet by Stephanie Ranes image of ceramic petal bowls by John Scott image of metal flower pendant by Shelly Niro Designs image of opal ring by Rebecca Plum

Saturday and Sunday (November 23 & 24) 10:00am-4:00pm

  • More than 35 artisans with one-of-a-kind, hand-crafted items 
  • New holiday items from The Garden Guild, along with their beloved traditional decorations 
  • Nature-inspired creations using repurposed and local materials 
  • Local food purveyors with edible gifts for the foodies on your list
  • Special items in the Garden Growers Nursery and Garden Shop
  • Perry Ford display of the latest fuel efficient models
  • Photos with Santa in the Garden—perfect for holiday cards!
  • Gift wrapping from Waldorf School students, for a small donation
  • Festive carolers and strolling musicians for holiday ambiance
  • Enjoy scrumptious, homemade FREE cookies generously provided by Marmalade Cafe -AND- Silvergreens Café & Catering

image of ceramic vase by Beverly Crist image of printed canvas wine totes by CalCitrus image of ceramic birdhouse by Irene Estrin image of gourd art by Kathy Badrak

This popular weekend event brings together local artisans in an open-air market setting. From hand-thrown ceramics to one-of-a-kind jewelry to custom-sewn textiles to adorable items for children – the Holiday Marketplace is one-stop shopping for everyone on your holiday list. All proceeds support the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden General Fund. 

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