Join Us at The Garden Party on Saturday, September 9, 2023, 4-8PM!


The Garden Party supports the critical education, science and conservation programs that impact communities throughout San Diego County. Set in and around our Dickinson Family Education Conservatory, the intimate evening will feature botanical beauty, fabulous food and drinks, a live auction, and entertainment. Toast to the end of summer while helping to ensure that the Garden continues to be a thriving place of beauty and growth for future seasons.




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Sponsors will be promoted at various levels, both at the event and via online and print promotions, as well as receive reserved seating during the event. For sponsorship options, please contact Lenise Andrade at

Sponsorship Opportunities


2023 Featured Food & Beverage Sponsors

Live Entertainment

Live Auction:

Bid on one-of-a-kind experiences including a private pizza party in the Garden with our very own pizza artist and CEO Dr. Ari Novy, a sushi dinner in the Bamboo Garden with our artist in residence Rene Van Rems, a wine tasting experience with Certified Sommelier Dane Kuta, or a stay in Vail, Colorado

Ruth kobayashi surrounded by poinsettias

2023 Honoree:

SDBG will honor Dr. Ruth Kobayashi with the 2023 Paul Ecke Jr. Award of Excellence. Dr. Ruth Kobayashi has been breeding flowers for over 27 years, during which she developed more than 90 poinsettia and 80 impatiens cultivars, several of which have been nominated for various horticultural honors.



Thanks to our 2023 event sponsors!


  • Carol & Martin Dickinson
  • Anonymous Trustee
  • The Robinson Family
  • The Ecke Family
  • John & Janet Kister
  • Chana Mannen
  • RhodesMoore


San Diego Botanic Garden is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our Federal Tax ID is #95-6120581.