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Coming This Summer

Welcome summer at the Garden with an impressive seasonal lineup featuring outdoor concerts and live entertainment, a thrilling plant exhibition, and the return of our annual fundraising event, The Garden Party.

Summer Nights

July 13 – August 17, Thursdays until 8 pm.

Take advantage of longer days and beautiful warm weather with the return of Summer Nights! On select Thursdays in July and August, enjoy live music and special performances, nosh on a selection of treats paired with alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, and stroll the Garden at sunset.

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Savage Gardens

July 1 – October 29

Explore the bizarre and captivating world of carnivorous plants with this fascinating exhibition. In addition to a collection of real carnivorous species on display, get a bug’s-eye perspective with larger-than-life installations inside our  Dickinson Family Education Conservatory.

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The Garden Party

September 9

Join us this September for an intimate evening of botanical beauty, fabulous food, and bubbly beverages as we gather to support our growing science, conservation, and education programs benefiting San Diego Botanic Garden. Growing our impact in the Garden and beyond.

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Exotic Wonders and Critical Challenges

Sunday June 11, 1:00 pm
Join us for a unique opportunity to learn about two countries often covered in the news, but not always well understood. Ukraine and Armenia are known not only for their fascinating histories and complex present-day realities, but also for their spectacular landscapes and exotic flora. This event welcomes an impressive roster of presenters from both regions, including the directors from Lviv Botanical Garden in Ukraine and Yerevan Botanical Garden in Armenia. Each will introduce their country’s unique profile, and showcase photos and descriptions of the native flora and related environmental challenges they are faced with.

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