Events & Programs


Events at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden

Throughout the year, the Garden offers events that celebrate our connections to California native plants and the environment. These festivals, shows, concerts and other events provide new ways to experience the Garden. Some events are free with general admission; if events are ticketed, you may purchase your tickets online through the registration links below or at our Admissions Kiosk.

Fall Plant Sale





9 am - 4:30 pm

Join us for the seasonal opening of Grow Native Nursery! Enjoy a wide array of California native plants for sale, just in time for the fall planting season. All members are permitted early entry at 8 am and Acorn Members are invited to a VIP presale and happy hour the night before on Friday, October 26.

Second Sundays: Free for Claremont Residents





8 am - 5 pm

Are you a Claremont resident? Enjoy free admission on our special Second Sundays program, sponsored by the City of Claremont's Community-Based Organization (CBO) Grant Program. In addition, everyone may enjoy free docent tours and family folding stations, where children and families can fold their own origami creations! Stations are hosted by the Pacific Ocean Paperfolders.

Guests must show driver's license or valid ID with Claremont zipcode for free entry.


Tickets for events are available for purchase at the Admissions Kiosk or online in advance. Ticket price includes parking (unless otherwise noted) and admission to the Garden. Limited tickets are available, advance ticket purchase is recommended. No refunds or ticket exchanges. Events are subject to change. In the event of cancellation due to weather, tickets are valid for one (1) complimentary admission to Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden during regular business hours, expiring one year from date (not valid for special or ticketed events). or call (909) 625-8767 ext. 258 for more information.