Botanic Wonderland is an outdoor holiday lighting experience, where visitors can safely stroll amidst festive holiday lights throughout various areas within San Diego Botanic Garden’s 37 acres. The Garden is following all COVID-19 government guidance. Face masks and reservations required for entry.
A designated 1+ mile pathway lit up with holiday lights that meander through the Garden.
Santa Claus will be on-site from 5:30-8:30pm for photo-taking with children. Due to the anticipated large number of guests, we will have someone assigned to help with crowd control and keep guests moving.
Letters to Santa writing activity for children to enjoy. A variety of other hands-on activities will be available.
Professional carolers will stroll through the garden 5:30pm to 8:30pm entertaining guests by singing holiday favorites and adding to the overall ambiance of the seasonal event.
There will be seating on the Gazebo Lawn near the food trucks. Each night different food vendors will be selling hot, freshly prepared food as well as hot and cold drinks.
On select nights, the San Diego Woodturners will demonstrate how to work on a lathe and offer unique wood items for donation to support Turn Around for Veterans. Please check their website https://sdwt.org/wood/ for their schedule.
San Diego Botanic Garden
300 Quail Gardens Drive
Encinitas, CA 92024
Dec 4 - Dec 30, 2021
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Only on December 4-5, 10-23, 26-30, 2021
$10-22, Kids 2 & Under are Free
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