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Thursday Family Fun Night in the Garden Starts This Week

Encinitas CA— Families are invited to pack up the kids and enjoy some outdoor family fun at Thursday Family Fun Night taking place at the San Diego Botanic Garden from 4:30 pm – 8 pm, June 2 through August 25.

Each Thursday, Hamilton Children’s Garden comes alive, complete with live, kid-friendly entertainment from 6 – 7 pm, including San Diego’s own Hullabaloo kicking off the series on June 2. This award-winning duo will also perform on July 14 and August 25. Other artists that will be featured in the Garden under the stars include: Zimbeat, featuring tunes from Zimbabwe and Kenya; Clint Perry; Patty Hall; Kristin Cook; Little Catbird; Twinkle Time; the YMCA Dance Team and Buck Howdy.

Garden lovers of all ages are also invited to come during Thursday Family Fun Night to take advantage of extended evening hours at San Diego Botanic Garden.  The entire Garden will be open until 8 pm each Thursday, from June 2 through August 25.

Thursday Family Fun Night is free with San Diego Botanic Garden paid admission or membership.

Thursday Family Fun Nights are funded in part by the City of Encinitas and Mizel Family Foundation Community Grant Program.

General admission to the San Diego Botanic Garden is $14 for adults; $10 for seniors, students and active military; and $8 for children ages 3-12. San Diego Botanic Garden members and children 2 and under are admitted free. Parking is $2 for non-members. The parking fee is waived if there are four or more passengers in a vehicle. Electric Cars also park for free at the Garden.

Visit our website for more information: http://www.sdbgarden.org/thursnight.htm

About San Diego Botanic Garden

The San Diego Botanic Garden is a beautiful urban retreat nestled on 37-acres in the midst of Encinitas. Visitors enjoy restful vistas, flowering trees, majestic palms, and the nation’s largest bamboo collection. Thanks to our mild Southern California climate, plants from all over the world thrive here. Our diverse topography provides a wide variety of microclimates giving visitors the sensation of strolling through a tropical rainforest to hiking in the desert. Four miles of trails wind through 29 uniquely themed gardens including the acclaimed Hamilton Children’s Garden. In addition, the Garden regularly offers classes covering many topics including water conservation, fire-safe landscaping, hands-on flower and plant arranging, art in various media, and healthy cooking. Visitors and members also participate in frequent special weekend events and Docent-led tours.