Admission and Hours

CLICK HERE to Purchase Advanced Admission Tickets

CLICK HERE to Purchase Advanced Butterfly Pavilion Tickets (Seasonal, May-July)

Tickets for both may also be purchased in person at the admissions kiosk upon arrival. Please note - Admission tickets are NOT valid for special ticketed events. 

Garden hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily (last admission at 4:30 p.m.)

Extended Evening hours: open until 8 p.m. on Wednesdays through August 2017

Closed: January 1, July 4, Thanksgiving and December 25

California Garden Gift Shop: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily


FREE for members

$9 Adults
$6 Seniors (65+)
$6 Students w/ valid ID
$4 children age 3-12
No charge for children under 3

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Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden (RSABG) is committed to making its exhibitions, programs and services accessible to all.

All buildings and most garden areas at RSABG are accessible to visitors with limited mobility. Due to the terrain, some areas may present challenges to those with ambulatory disabilities. The RSABG Master Plan considers accessibility in all aspects of its design. If you have questions or comments about accessibility at RSABG, please contact the Admissions Kiosk at (909) 625-8767, ext. 451.


Accessible Entrances and Parking

The front section of the parking lot is reserved for visitors with mobility impairments. RSABG’s main entrance is accessible to visitors of all ability levels. RSABG has parking spaces reserved for visitors with mobility impairments adjacent to the Administration Building, which houses the California Garden Shop and next to the Grow Native Nursery and classrooms in the Horticulture Complex. RSABG staff is available to open doors for people who cannot do so themselves.


Accessible Routes Throughout the Garden

Directional signs are provided throughout the Garden to provide guidance for visitors with limited mobility. 


Education Programs

RSABG provides learning opportunities for visitors of all ages and abilities. RSABG education programs can be adapted for students with special needs. When scheduling a school visit, please notify the Registration Office about the learning or physical needs of your students. For more information, please contact the Registration Office at (909) 625-8767 ext. 224.


Garden Tours and Public Programs

Guided tours, led by RSABG nature interpreters are available. For more information, please contact the Registration Office at (909) 625-8767 ext. 224 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. During Garden events, tram service is provided for guests with limited mobility and accommodation in performance areas can be made for visitors in wheelchairs or with limited mobility.


RSABG Venues

The California Garden Gift Shop, Administrative Building, California Courtyard, Grow Native Nursery, RSABG classrooms, all Garden venues and facilities (i.e., California Natives Container Garden, California Cultivar Garden) are all accessible by wheelchair.



Restrooms for use by our visitors in wheelchairs are located throughout the Garden, including those located:

California Garden Gift Shop
Adjacent to the Trustees Oak Grove on the Indian Hill Mesa
Horticulture Complex near Grow Native Nursery

Facility Rentals

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Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden offers beautiful, inspired garden settings and experienced, professional support to help you orchestrate an extraordinary event!

Will your event include catering? Our exclusive caterer Gourmet Gourmet Catering, Inc. is ready to provide you with delicious cuisine and friendly, expert assistance with creative décor, set-up, equipment and event-day service. If your event requires catering, you may contact Gourmet Gourmet directly at (909) 920-6400, or contact their Director of Catering, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Are you looking for a non-catered event, or you haven't decided yet? To inquire about facility rental availability with or without catering, or for additional information, please contact Adeline Ojeda, (909) 625-8767 ext. 226 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Facility Rental Packet lists venue options and prices, our policies, and catering information. We recommend reading the packet to help you select your particular venue at the Garden. 

Should you need insurance for your facility rental, one-day certificates are availble through the Garden's broker, if you do not have your own. 

DOWNLOAD a PDF facility rental packet here


Photography in the Garden
Please read our Photography Policy here.


The Garden's venues offer both indoor and outdoor settings, large or small and the set up options are as unique as your event! Capacity varies from site to site and range from 10 to 500 guests.

View more photos of facility rental venues at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden on our Facebook page.

California Courtyard

Our largest venue is a spacious open-air location, featuring beautiful views of the San Gabriel Mountains. Located adjacent the RSABG Administration Building, the courtyard can accommodate 400 guests in theater-style seating or more than 200 comfortably at tables for a banquet.

California Natives Container Garden

Located on the west side of Indian Hill Mesa this open-air venue features a custom designed pergola with colorful shade sails. Architectural partitions showcase a collection of beautiful container plants. Surrounded by mature trees and mountain views, the Container Garden seats more than 150 theater-style or 100 for a comfortable meal.

California Cultivar Garden

Located in the heart of the Garden, the Cultivar Garden is a beautiful two-acre space that features gazebos, a reflecting pool, fountain and mountain views. Covered by native California grape vines, the large gazebo seats 40 guests. The small gazebo, ideal for an intimate ceremony or gathering, features a contemporary sculpture and can accommodate 10 to 15 people.

Walter and Gracie Lantz Outdoor Classroom

A versatile covered structure, the Lantz Outdoor Classroom can be transformed for any occasion. Brick red canvas walls can be retracted to create an open-sided ramada or pulled down to define a private event space. The space seats up to 120 theater-style or 60 comfortably at tables, and is equipped for audio-visual presentations.

Explore other locations

Explore the many other garden settings RSABG has to offer, including the Thorne Council Ring, Percy Everett Fern Garden Upper Pond or Benjamin Pond.

Classroom Spaces and Conference Rooms: The East Classroom and Lenz Horticultural Classroom, two indoor venues at the Garden, are perfect for corporate retreats, meetings or workshops and accommodate up to 50 people. The Garden’s Administration Building also has two conference rooms available for groups up to 12.

Visit the Garden

We look forward to welcoming you to Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, the largest botanic garden dedicated to California native plants. This privately-funded Claremont non-profit is a living museum and vibrant center of learning.

1500 North College Avenue
Claremont, CA  91711
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. (last admission at 4:30 p.m.)
Closed January 1, July 4, Thanksgiving, and December 25.
The Garden Gift Shop is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on all days that the Garden is open.
Adults: $9
Seniors/Students with ID: $6
Children ages 3-12: $4
Children under 3: Free
RSABG Members: Free
There are many ways to enjoy Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden!
  • See seasonal plant displays
  • Explore diverse gardens and plant collections
  • Enjoy exciting hands-on activities for the entire family at one of our many events
  • Take a tour
  • Learn from experts at a class
  • Find a special treasure from the Gift Shop

For unlimited annual access and more, become a member.

CLICK HERE to Purchase Advanced Admission Tickets

Tickets may also be purchased in person at the admissions kiosk upon arrival. Please note - Admission tickets are NOT valid for special ticketed events.


1500 N. College Avenue, Claremont, CA  91711

From the 10:   rsabg region web

  • Exit Indian Hill Boulevard and head north (approximately 1.5 miles) to Foothill Boulevard.
  • Turn right on Foothill Boulevard, for approximately 1/4 mile.
  • Turn left on College Avenue (not a light) and proceed north to the RSABG parking lot.

From the 210 Freeway (driving east):

  • Exit Towne Avenue and head south for approximately 1 mile.
  • Turn left on Foothill Boulevard, for approximately 1.5  miles.
  • Turn left on College to the RSABG parking lot (not a light--approximately 1/4 mile past Indian Hill Avenue).

From the 210 Freeway (driving west):

  • Exit Baseline.
  • Turn right on Baseline to Mills Avenue for approximately 1/2 mile.
  • Turn left (south) on Mills to Foothill Boulevard (approximately 1 mile).
  • Turn right (west) on Foothill Boulevard to College Ave.
  • Turn right on College to the RSABG parking lot.