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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 

image of SBBG Annual Members Picnic postcard, 2014

Members Picnic 2014 ~ Day 1

April 23, 2014

This event is Sold Out!

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Members Picnic 2014 ~ Day 2

April 24, 2014

Celebrating our members amidst the beauty of the historic Meadow

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Bonsai Exhibition: May 17 & 18

May 17, 2014

The Bonsai Club of Santa Barbara presents its annual show of artistically trained miniature trees.

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Bonsai Exhibition: May 17 & 18

May 18, 2014

The Bonsai Club of Santa Barbara presents its annual show of artistically trained miniature trees.

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Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

May 20, 2014

All volunteers are encouraged to attend and enjoy a delicious lunch as we recognize and honor the 'Volunteer of the Year', and the many others who have reached a milestone in their generous commitment to the Garden

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image of Camp Wildflower creek science activity, photo by Carolyn Pidduck

Camp STEMS & Buds

July 14, 2014 - July 18, 2014

Each summer, the Garden offers a week-long session of day camp for children ages 6-12

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Trails 'n' Tails 2014

August 23, 2014

It's awesome being a dog at SBBG! Garden visitors will receive one free admission per leashed dog to enjoy a number of exciting doggie activities!

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Museum Day Live! at SBBG

September 27, 2014
On Saturday September 27, 2014, the Garden will offer free admission with a Museum Day Live! ticket

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Campaign Tours by Golf Cart—Reserve Your Spot Today!

image of SBBG's personal golf cart tourThe Garden's Seed the Future comprehensive campaign is raising much-needed funds to help the Garden protect and preserve California’s native plants. If you are interested in learning more about the Garden’s comprehensive campaign, we’d be happy to take you on a private golf cart tour.

  • Tours are offered for up to three guests at a time
  • 9:00am -or- 2:00pm, Tuesday through Friday, or by special appointment
  • Reserve your spot now: email the Registrar, or call (805) 682-4726 ext. 102