NEWS: Chocolate and Tropical Plants in the Garden

If you have never met a chocolate that you didn’t like, this is your day! San Diego Botanic Garden hosts its annual Chocolate Festival on Saturday, May 12th from 9:00 AM–4:30 PM. Enjoy the day relaxing in our beautiful garden oasis while sampling a wide variety of chocolates from more than a dozen vendors. Find something unique for your mom (or yourself!) at the Garden’s Gift Shop or one of our fantastic Chocolate Festival vendors. Enjoy delicious food, great music, and our Kidzone, where children can have fun making crafts and gifts for Mother’s Day.

On Saturday, May 26th, San Diego Botanic Garden hosts the Palm, Cycad, Bamboo, and Tropical Plant Sale. This one-of-a-kind event features rare and exotic species of palms, cycads, and other tropical plants. These will be provided by exceptional Southern California nurseries. This event is co-hosted by the Palm Society of Southern California and San Diego Botanic Garden.



Our Mission  To inspire and educate the people of San Diego County to grow and enjoy plants, and to create beautiful, environmentally responsible gardens and landscapes.


Our Vision   To champion regionally appropriate horticulture in San Diego County.

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