Become a Sponsor

Place setting with menu at Santa Barbara Botanic Garden Forage & Feast Charity Dinner

Events, Visits, OR Learning

Support the Experience Right for You

Thanks to the generosity of our Garden sponsors, we have a calendar full of opportunities to engage and connect with our community of native plant advocates. Here are a few of our fan favorites to start the conservation.

Development Team

805.682.4726, ext. 133

The Beer Garden

Every year we gather some of the best beer and food vendors for a special curated tasting trail through California’s native plants. 

Save the date: March 16, 2024.

Forage & Feast

One-of-a-kind Garden dinner parties await. Inspired by native plants, these exclusive dinners are held in unique locations around the Garden in collaboration with local restaurants and wine makers.

Sponsor the next event on October 21, 2023

Summer Serenade Series

Guests are invited to gather on our Island View lawn and enjoy an evening of curated musical performances. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and low backed chairs, picnics, and their drink of choice for a wonderful summer evening at the Garden.

Museums For All

Help provide access to the Garden community-wide by supporting our Museums for All initiative.   

(Throughout the year)

Native Planting Seasons

To kick off the native planting season, we stock our Nursery with even more of California’s native plants twice a year. Join us for a special nursery week/weekend designed to inspire both novice and expert gardeners alike. 

(March and November)

The Conservation Symposium 

Conservation heroes and engaging experts come together with students, land managers, conservation practitioners, and educators to tackle today’s most pressing environmental issues. Our participants leave inspired to further the mission of conserving native plants and habitats for the health and well-being of people and our planet.

(Every spring, usually in February)

Community Days

Give the gift of an admission-free day to the Garden any time of the year.

Welch-Ryce-Haider is the generous sponsor of our sold out Free Senior Days, which take place every other month, all year long.

*Free day sponsors can gift all admissions to the Garden or select a special audience like children, seniors, veterans, or others. You may sponsor a single day or a series throughout the year.