Free Days

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden offers free admission on select days throughout the year.

Spring Open House: generally the second Saturday of March (e.g. March 11, 2017)

National Public Gardens Day: the Friday before Mother's Day (e.g. May 12, 2017)

Blue Star Museum Days: Free admission for active duty military and for veterans, with ID, from Memorial Day to Labor Day each year

California Admission Day: September 9 each year, to commemorate the admission of California as the 31st state. 

Fall Planting Festival: third Saturday of October, free admission to the Garden in conjuction with the season-opening event for Grow Native Nursery Claremont 

Veterans Day: Free admission for both veterans and active duty military personnel; November 11 each year, in recognition of those who serve our country. 

Green Friday: Friday after Thanksgiving; free admission to the Garden (last entry at 4:30 p.m.); and special sales at Grow Native Nursery. 

Admission is always free to Grow Native Nursery and to the Garden Gift Shop.

 

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Many thanks to CareMore for sponsoring Senior Day at the Wildflower Show, Memorial Day, Columbus/Indigenous People's Day (October 12), and Veterans Day in 2015.

 

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Many thanks to Golden State Water Company for sponsoring California Admission Day and free admission for the Fall Planting Festival in 2015.