The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden welcomes visitors seven days a week, rain or shine. The Garden is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, and during some special events.
9 am to 6 pm ~ March – October
9 am to 5 pm ~ November – February
Garden Shop & Garden Growers Nursery
10 am to 5:30 pm ~ March – October
10 am to 4:30 pm ~ November – February
Monday - Friday 9 am to 4 pm by appointment, please contact the Library Collections Coordinator
Monday - Friday 9 am to 4 pm by appointment, please contact the Herbarium Curator
$8.00 Seniors (60 + years)
$8.00 Children 13 – 17, college students and active military with ID
$6.00 Children 2 – 12 years
Admission is free for the following:
Children under 2
Active military personnel in uniform
Garden members with valid membership card
Dogs on leash!
For parties of 10 or more, please contact the Registrar or call (805) 682-4726 ext. 102
Parking Is Free
SBBG Beer Garden: A Tasting Tour ~ February 28, 1-4:30PM
For this second annual mini-brew fest, expect new beers and new Garden locations to explore.
- Open to the public, ages 21 and over
- Please carpool-parking is limited
- The Garden will be closed to the general public all day for this event
- Rain Date: Saturday, March 14
- No refunds
The Garden's ShinKanAn Teahouse and Garden:
The Teahouse is open every second Saturday of the month from Noon-2:00pm. Visitors and members are welcome to experience our ShinKanAn Teahouse and Garden. Trained Teahouse volunteers will be available to share their skills and answer questions about the rich traditions of the Japanese tea ceremony.
The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden fosters the conservation of California's native plants through
our gardens, research and education, and serves as a role model of sustainable practices
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