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Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, the largest botanic garden dedicated exclusively to California native plants, grounds itself with a philosophy of biodiversity and the importance of bringing conservation applications to the public through horticultural education, scientific research, and sales of native plants.

Office of Development: (909) 625-8767 ext. 221

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Claremont Modern: The Convergence of Art + Architecture at Midcentury

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This exhibition by Claremont Heritage chronicles the efforts of architects, artists and designers to create living environments suited to the physical and cultural landscape of Claremont and Southern California. The exhibition features archival imagery including photographs and drawings of architectural projects that integrated art into the design.

 

November 12, 2016 - February 28, 2017

Gallery Hours: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free with standard admission or membership. 

Exclusive Opening Night for Members Only:

November 11, 5:00 - 7:00 pm

Luminaria Nights

Luminaria 2011 - photo by Marge RohrFriday & Saturday evenings

December 9-10 and 16-17

6-9 pm. 

 

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. Musicians and bands for each evening are as follows:

Friday, December 9th

Wingsong Canyon

Jill Warhol

Steve Rushingwind         

 

Saturday, December 10th

Wingsong Canyon

Jill Warhol 

Steve Rushingwind        

 

Friday, December 16th

Wingsong Canyon

Claremont High School Jazz Quartet 

Steve Rushingwind            

 

Saturday, December 17th

Wingsong Canyon 

Village Pipers

Steve Rushingwind    

 

Tickets may be purchased online hereTickets are available at the door, but this event does sell out. 

 

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 2016 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 Twitter (@rsabg) or THIS page on the event date for status updates.

 

Ticket Information

RSABG Members: $7 adults, $5 students/seniors/children, (children under 3 free)

Public: $8 adults, $6 students/seniors/children, (children under 3 free)

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

 

 

 

Facility Rentals

 

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.