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2018 Events

Garden of Lights
December 1 – 23 & 26 – 30

The San Diego Botanic Garden brings your favorite elements of the winter season all to one location. Leave the hustle and bustle of the malls behind and enjoy a relaxing evening strolling through the lighted Garden. The San Diego Botanic Garden is a dazzling winter wonderland filled with over 100,000 sparkling lights illuminating the Garden for a magical holiday experience.
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Photo Credit:John Bryant   Photo Credit:Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit:Rachel Cobb
         
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Photo Credit:John Bryant   Photo Credit:John Bryant   Photo Credit:Rachel Cobb
         
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Photo Credit:Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit:Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit:Rachel Cobb
         
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Photo Credit:John Bryant   Photo Credit:Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit:Rachel Cobb
         
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Sculpture in the Garden

Sculptures from regional artists installed in natural, picturesque setting Now – April 2019


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Artist Donna Wood

Photo Credit: Nick Ruddick

 

Artist Andrew Carson

Photo Credit: Nick Ruddick

 

Artist Mary Buckman

Photo Credit: Nick Ruddick

         
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Artist Cherrie La Porte

Photo Credit: Nick Ruddick

 

Artist Marsha Rafter

Photo Credit: Nick Ruddick

 

Artist Cheryl Tall

Photo Credit: Nick Ruddick

 

2019

5K Paw Walk in the Garden
February 16
9 am - 12 pm


The San Diego Botanic Garden is teaming up with the Rancho Coastal Humane Society for our fifth annual “5K Paw Walk in the Garden.” Both organizations will be benefiting from this event. Participants will follow a 5K walk through the 37-acre garden with their dog(s) in tow. 
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Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: SDBG Staff   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb
         
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Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb
         
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Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Lisa Reynolds
         
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Got Green?
GROW... EAT... LIVE


March 16
9 am – 5 pm

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Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb
         
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Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb
         
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Photo Credit: SDBG Staff   Photo Credit: SDBG Staff   Photo Credit: SDBG Staff
         
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Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: SDBG Staff

Spring Party with Bunny
April 20
10 am – 2 pm
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Photo Credit: SDBG Staff   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb
         
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Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb

 

ArtFest
Including Fine Art & Asian Art
April 13 & 14
9 am – 5 pm

ArtFest at the Garden features some of the finest regional artists displaying their talents with the beautiful San Diego Botanic Garden as a back drop.
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Photo Credit: John Bryant   Photo Credit: John Bryant   Photo Credit: John Bryant
         
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Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb
         
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Photo Credit: John Bryant   Photo Credit: John Bryant   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb
         
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Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb
         
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Chocolate Festival
May 11
9 am – 4:30 pm

Spend the Saturday before Mother’s Day at San Diego Botanic Garden’s famous Chocolate Festival! 
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Photo Credit: Lisa Reynolds   Photo Credit: Lisa Reynolds   Photo Credit: Lisa Reynolds
         
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Fairy Festival
June 22
10 am – 4 pm
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Photo Credit: Susanne Brueckner   Photo Credit: Lisa Reynolds   Photo Credit: Lisa Reynolds

 

Insect Festival
July 20 – 21
9 am – 5 pm  

This one-of-a-kind event features thousands of fascinating creepy-crawlies including live insects, lizards, snakes, and the famous “Madagascar hissing cockroaches.” Children can practice bug collecting, hands-on insect arts and crafts, and even taste cooked mealworm larva (in various flavors such as mesquite, teriyaki, and barbeque!).
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Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb
         
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Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb
         
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Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Courtesy SDBG
         
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Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb

 

Summer Jazz Concert 
Featuring The Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame Orchestra 
August 11
5 pm – 7 pm

Spend the evening listening to the sounds of the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame Orchestra perform to the music of Glen Miller, Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Count Baise, Artie Shaw, Stan Kenton and many more.
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Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb
         
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Thursday Family Fun Night
June 1 – August 31

Pack up the kids and enjoy some outdoor family fun June 1 – August 31
This year, Thursday Family Fun Night will be taking place back in the Garden, with family-friendly entertainment from 6 – 7 pm. Be sure to bring lawn chairs, camping chairs, or something comfortable for everyone to sit on during the show. The entire Garden will also be open until 8 pm during Thursday Family Fun Night.
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Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb
         
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Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: SDBG Staff   Photo Credit: SDBG Staff
         
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Gala in the Garden
20th Annual Gala in the Garden
Saturday, September 7, 2019

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Photo Credit:
Bauman Photographer
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Bauman Photographer
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Orchid Clinic
October 5
10 am – 3 pm

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Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb


Fall Plant Sale
For 37 Years, the largest plant and garden-related items sale in San Diego!
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Photo Credit: Lisa Reynolds   Photo Credit: Lisa Reynolds   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb
         
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Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb
         
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