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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Santa Barbara Beer Garden

March 23, 2019

The sixth annual Beer Garden takes place on Saturday, March 23, 2019

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Plant Sale

Spring Native Plant Sale

March 30, 2019 - May 5, 2019

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

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Volunteer Orientation (April)

April 1, 2019

Celebrate California native plants with us!

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Inspired from the Garden: From Field to Floras

April 5, 2019 - July 28, 2019

See the Garden's latest art exhibition: Inspired from the Garden: From Field to Floras which features Linda Ann Vorobik's botanical artwork celebrating different plant habitats represented in the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden and found throughout California.

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Image of Chocolate Lily by Linda Vorobik

Inspired from the Garden: From Field to Floras Opening Reception

April 5, 2019

Garden guests are invited to a free opening reception to celebrate the Garden's next art exhibition, Inspired from the Garden: From Field to Floras.

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Teahouse and Garden (April)

April 13, 2019

CLOSED: The Teahouse will be closed to the public in April.

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Docent Tours in the Garden

Free Senior Day (April)

April 17, 2019

Welch-Ryce-Haider invites Seniors to be our special guests and enjoy the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.

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Volunteer Orientation (May)

May 6, 2019

Celebrate California native plants with us!

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Teahouse and Garden (May)

May 11, 2019

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

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Members Picnic

May 16, 2019

Members only: Celebrating our members with music, food, games, and friends. Great for the whole family!

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