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2019 Events

Sapphire Tower (Puya alpestris)
Unearthly-looking Sapphire Tower (Puya alpestris)
Now In Bloom at San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas

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Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb
         
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Photo Credit:Jeremy Bugarchich   Photo Credit:Jeremy Bugarchich   Photo Credit:Jeremy Bugarchich
         
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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
10 am – 4 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: 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: Rachel Cobb
         
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Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Courtesy SDBG

 

Thursday Family Fun Night
Thursdays, June 6 – July 18 (Except July 4)
Live Entertainment from 6 – 7 pm 

Extended Garden Summer Hours!
Thursdays, June 6 – August 29
5 – 8 pm

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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Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb    
         

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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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!
October 19 – 20
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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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2020

5K Paw Walk in the Garden

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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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: Rachel Cobb

Got Green?
GROW... EAT... LIVE

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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    

 

ArtFest
Including Fine Art & Asian Art
TBD
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: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Lisa Reynolds
         
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Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb   Photo Credit: Lisa Reynolds   Photo Credit: Lisa Reynolds
         
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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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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

Spring Party with Bunny
TBD
10 am – 1 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

Chocolate Festival
May TBD
10 am – 4:00 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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Photo Credit: Lisa Reynolds   Photo Credit: Lisa Reynolds   Photo Credit: Lisa Reynolds
         
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