Garden Happenings

Explore, learn and connect at the Garden with special events for every season!

Spring SAPLinGS Activities


Little explorers can enjoy hands-on activities every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday with SAPLinGS (Science, Art and Play in Garden Spaces). To celebrate National Nutrition Month, our program theme in March is “Make Friends with your Food!”


Save the Date! World of Orchids

May 4 – 27

Our annual spring orchids showcase will return this May! Featuring hundreds of orchids on display in the Dickinson Family Education Conservatory, World of Orchids is the perfect kickstart to spring with vibrant blooms, elegant shapes, and signature scents.


Orchids at Night Concert

May 16 

Join us for an enchanting musical performance by San Diego Symphony Principal Flutist Rose Lombardo and experience World of Orchids in a whole new way. Plus, learn more about orchids with a presentation from John Clements!

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