Luminaria Nights - December *5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20

Luminaria 2011 - photo by Marge RohrDec. *5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20; 6 - 9 p.m.

Friday and Saturday nights.

*Friday, December 5 is members-only night.

New, expanded loop trail route! Over a half-mile of luminaria-lit trails.

Illuminated evening walks featuring live acoustic music, cookies and hot cider and more than 1000 glowing, candle-lit luminarias lighting a half-mile, accessible loop on Indian Hill Mesa.

Click here to purchase tickets online

PLEASE NOTE our cancellation information:  In the event of event cancellation due to inclement weather, pre-purchased tickets may be used for either: one admission to another scheduled Luminaria Night date in 2014 OR one free general admission to Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden (excluding special, ticketed events and expiring one year from ticketed event date). There are no refunds on sales of Luminaria Nights tickets. If weather is questionable, please check back on THIS page on the event date for status updates.

Luminaria Nights Live Musical Lineup

*Friday / December 5 - CLICK HERE to purchase tickets

*Friday, December 5 is members-only night. Members night includes tastings of jams, sauces, and dips in the Gift Shop, and 25% off all purchases in the Gift Shop that evening (6-9 p.m.). Cannot be combined with other discounts; Friday, December 5 only. Not a member? Become one today!

  • Windsong Canyon - Native American Flutes and world percussion
  • Jill Warhol - "Folk on the Rocks"
  • Modal Tease Trio - award-winning old time string sounds servin' up sizzling hot slices of American Folk Tradition
  • Steve Rushingwind - Contemporary Native American flutist
  • Village Pipers - Recorder ensemble featuring holiday favorites

Saturday / December 6 - CLICK HERE to purchase tickets

  • Steve Rushingwind - Contemporary Native American flutist 
  • Jill Warhol - "Folk on the Rocks"
  • Wally Rivas - Acoustic Guitar

[CANCELLED DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER and RAIN] Friday / December 12

  • Steve Rushingwind - Contemporary Native American flutist
  • The Village Pipers - Recorder ensemble featuring holiday favorites
  • High Strung String Band
  • Jill Warhol - "Folk on the Rocks"

Saturday / December 13 - CLICK HERE to purchase tickets

  • Steve Rushingwind - Contemporary Native American flutist
  • Windsong Canyon - Native America Flute and World Percussion
  • Claremont Ukulele Club - The Defenders of Fun! (6-8 p.m.)
  • High Strung String Band
  • Jill Warhol - "Folk on the Rocks"

Friday / December 19 - CLICK HERE to purchase tickets

  • Steve Rushingwind - Contemporary Native American flutist
  • Jill Warhol - "Folk on the Rocks"
  • Remember Then - A blast to the past musical tribute to rock and roll

Saturday / December 20 - CLICK HERE to purchase tickets

  • Steve Rushingwind - Contemporary Native American flutist
  • Village Pipers – Recorder ensemble featuring holiday favorites
  • Remember Then - A blast to the past musical tribute to rock and roll

Ticket Information

RSABG Members: $5 per person (children under 3 free); purchase online with link above or at the Admissions Kiosk in advance or at the gate on the evening of the event.

Public: $5 per person.

Garden admission fees do not apply for this special ticketed event.