Celebrate Valentine's Day @ San Diego Botanic Garden Encinitas

Friday February 11, 2022 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
San Diego Botanic GardenQuail Gardens Drive and, Ecke Ranch RdEncinitas CA 92024
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Plants and Romance


Friday and Saturday, February 11 and 12 | 5:30 to 8 pm

Celebrate love, friendship, and plants at the San Diego Botanic Garden during two special evenings of Plants & Romance. Kick off your Valentine’s Day celebration early, and join us for an unforgettable experience. Throughout the evening, stroll through California Gardenscapes, lit with thousands of twinkle lights, and enjoy the magic of the Garden at night. Relax around the outdoor fire pits in our amphitheater while listening to a classical guitarist. Inside the Dickinson Family Education Conservatory, all visitors can sample free chocolate while learning about cacao and the process of making chocolate. Masks are required in all indoor spaces, including the conservatory.

Plants & Romance activities are designed for adult audiences; children are welcome but must be supervised at all times. Please note that the play areas of our children’s gardens will not be open during the event.


The Garden will be open on Plants & Romance evenings from 5:30 to 8 pm. Advance purchase of timed ticketing is required. No daytime tickets or guest passes will be accepted. Visit:

Sweet and Sparkling Souvenir Package

The Garden is offering a limited number of Plants & Romance upgrade packages. Tickets are sold separately, above. Packages are available for advance purchase at discounted price of $50 through Monday, January 31. Packages will be available for advance purchase at $60 until Monday, February 7. Guests are highly encouraged to secure their Plants & Romance package early!  Each package includes the following treats:

  • 2 champagne flutes with SDBG logo
  • 2 glasses of sparkling wine* or non-alcoholic sparkling juice
  • 1 box of chocolates from Chuao Chocolatier
  • 1 air plant to take home

*SDBG will verify that each alcohol consumer has a valid 21+ ID prior to providing access to alcohol.


$14 for kids, $22 for adults

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