Garden of Lights


San Diego Botanic Garden’s Annual Gift to the San Diego Community


Garden of Lights 2017
December 2 – 23 & 26 – 30
5 – 9 pm

After the sun goes down, the Garden is transformed into a dazzling winter wonderland with over 125,000 sparkling lights illuminating the Garden for a magical holiday experience!

Festive holiday activities abound including SNOW (on select evenings), horse-drawn wagon rides (also on select eveings), holiday crafts, marshmallow roasting, visits with Santa, hot mulled wine and refreshments. Enjoy great holiday entertainment every single night!


Regular Pricing (Sunday – Thursday)

Members $10; Seniors, active-duty military, and students $10; Non-members $15. 
Children ages 3–12, $5. There will be additional fees for some activities.


Premium Pricing (Friday – Saturday)

Members $10; Seniors, active-duty military, and students $10; Non-members $20, 
Children ages 3-12, $5.  There will be additional fees for some activities.

(Coupons will not be accepted for Garden of Lights)

 

The Garden of Lights is presented by the
County of San Diego.


County of San Diego
     

Shea Homes are
Gold Sponsors of
Garden of Lights.

Shea Homes


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2017 Activities Calendar

DATE % Chance
of Snow*
Mulled
Wine**
Entertainment Horse &
Wagon
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Sat,
Dec 2

100%

YES

Stage 4 Jazz wishing you a musical Holiday Season

NO

Sun,
Dec 3

75%

YES

Peace on Earth Carolers -
A Victorian Christmas

NO

Mon,
Dec 4

100%

YES

The guitar & vocal sounds of 'JJ'  Jenkins

NO

Tue,
Dec 5

75%

YES

Stage 4 Jazz wishing you a musical Holiday Season

NO

Wed,
Dec 6

50%

YES

Ecke YMCA dance group 

NO

Thur, Dec 7

100%

YES

Carlsbad Community Theatre

NO

Fri,
Dec 8

75%

YES

Latin Holidays with The Ray Briz Trio

NO

Sat,
Dec 9

100%

YES

Glen Fisher Trio wishing you Happy Holidays

YES

Sun,
Dec 10

75%

YES

Retro Holiday Celebration-The Jolly Holidays

YES

Mon,
Dec 11

50%

YES

Retro Holiday Celebration-The Jolly Holidays

YES

Tue,
Dec 12

25%

YES

Moonlight Youth
Holiday Stars

YES

Wed,
Dec 13

25%

YES

The guitar & vocal sounds of 'JJ'  Jenkins

YES

Thur, Dec 14

N/A

YES

Sacha Boutros singing in the Holiday Season

YES

Fri,
Dec 15

N/A

YES

Latin Rhythms with
Tommy Aros 

YES

Sat, Dec 16

N/A

YES

Tripp Sprague wishing you a Jazzy season

YES

Sun,
Dec 17

N/A

YES

Mariachi holiday celebration

YES

Mon,
Dec 18

N/A

YES

Retro Holiday Celebration with The Jolly Holidays

YES

Tue,
Dec 19

N/A

YES

Janet Hammer's 'Sweathearts' trio 

YES

Wed,
Dec 20

N/A

YES

Stage 4 Jazz wishing you a musical Holiday Season

YES

Thur, Dec 21

N/A

YES

Highland Way X-Mas Show

YES

Fri,
Dec 22

N/A

YES

Jimmer Bolden Quartet wishing you Jazzy Holidays

YES

Sat,
Dec 23

N/A

YES

Leonard Patton singing in the Holidays

YES

Tue,
Dec 26

100%

YES

Janet Hammer celebrating with Double Take

YES

Wed,
Dec 27

75%

YES

Joe Rathburn- An Eclectic Accoustic Holiday 

YES

Thur, Dec 28

100%

YES

Latin Holidays with the Glen Fisher Trio

YES

Fri,
Dec 29

75%

YES

Leonard Patton wishing you Happy Holidays 

YES

Sat,
Dec 30

50%

YES

Len Rainey & the Midnight Players- Bluesy Holidays

YES


*The snow forecast is a “Best Guess” prediction based on information
available at the time of posting. All snow activity days are dependent
upon the current weather conditions and subject to change.


** The Mulled Wine is subject to ABC permitting

Children’s Crafts – Crafts are available each night in the Ecke Building

Visits with Santa
– Available each night through December 23

Marshmallow Roasting
– Available each night in the Lawn Patio area

Food Vendor Available Each Night
- TBA

Feel Good Coffee Cart
-Traditional fare: coffee, hot cocoa, spiced cider, snacks
and s’mores are available next to the Gift Shop


All Activities Are Subject To Change Without Notice


Watch the GOL video – click here

Garden of Light sponsorship opportunities are now available!
Please contact Carolyn Zollars
at czollars@SDBGarden.org or 760/ 436-3036 x216.


Garden of Lights

Garden of Lights

Banner Photos by John John Bryant and Rachel Cobb

 
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