UC Botanical Garden Summer After Hours

Take a stroll, bring a picnic dinner, enjoy the magic of the Garden at dusk!

Select Tuesdays, June – August | 5 – 7:30 pm

Free for Garden members, Half-off for non-members. Join or renew online or at the gate.

No entry after 7 pm.

June 26

Butterflies with Sally Levinson & Sarab Seth

Come chat with Sally Levinson, ‘Caterpillar Lady,’ and Sarab Seth, ‘Butterfly Guy,’ about butterflies in the SF Bay Area. Check out a viewing table of live specimens.

July 10

Bromeliad Walk

Join our Docents on a walk featuring Queen of the Andes Puya raimondii and signature pineapple cocktails. This walk is exclusive for current Garden Members only; Twilight Tuesdays hours will still be open to the public. Registration for the walk is closed.

August 14


Does chocolate really grow on trees? Come discover where one of our favorite foods comes from, see the Theobroma cacao tree, learn about the process of making chocolate, and find out how monkeys help this plant grow. Docents will have an interactive display, including tastings.