Cactus & Succulent Show and Sale

Tickets required for Admission. Free to Members.

Saturday, Oct. 8, 9 am-5pm | Sunday, Oct. 9, 9 am-3pm

See spectacular succulent specimens from around the world and add to your own collection at the Palomar Cactus and Succulent Society Show and Sale, hosted by SDBG. Check out award- winning show plants available for viewing both Saturday and Sunday; winners will be announced at 1 pm on Saturday. There will be something for both the novice and collector at this incredible event. In addition to unique plants, there will be handmade ceramic pots, driftwood planters, and other plant-related merchandise. Experts will be on hand to answer your questions and help you care for your plants.


Connect with Plants & People

A Celebration of Local Biodiversity

October 15, 2-6:30pm

Hosted by San Diego Botanic Garden in partnership with Pacific Horticulture.  Join us in collaboration with local horticulture and conservation experts to celebrate gardening for biodiversity. Enjoy a diverse menu of fun learning activities throughout the afternoon, including walking tours and a wide variety of short talks. Join us for food and drinks at a ticketed evening reception with many special guests. 

Tickets are required for Garden admission:
Activities from 2-4:00 pm are included with General Admission/free to SDBG members. 

Ticketed reception from 4-6:30pm includes admission to the Garden during the day. Pacific Horticulture and SDBG Members $45, non-members $50.



Internationally acclaimed show for Holiday 2022!

November 18, 2022 – January 1, 2023

Following sold-out runs in the world’s largest cities, Lightscape illuminates San Diego Botanic Garden with more than one million lights, tunnels, fire, sculptures and artistic installations that come to life after dark with color, imagination, and sound. Reserve your tickets and parking today to celebrate the holidays with SDBG!