Garden Lovers Tour
Celebrate National Public Gardens Day on an exclusive Garden Lovers Tour!
Enjoy three of Santa Barbara's most celebrated gardens. Lotusland and Casa del Herrero tours will feature specially trained garden docents for those facilities. At Alice Keck Park Memorial Gardens, morning tours will be led by the garden's original designer Grant Castleberg and Carol Terry, the well-known City Parks caretaker of Alice for over 15 years; afternoon tours will be led by author and landscape architect Billy Goodnick and Virginia Hayes, garden writer and Curator of Lotusland.
Friday, May 10 - 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. OR 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Ticket fee is $50, and includes docent led tours of Alice Keck Park Memorial Garden, Casa del Herrero and Lotusland, transportation between gardens and free parking at the starting point. Reservations are required.
Call 805-565-5653 to reserve tickets. Limited to 4 people per reservation. Space is limited.
Registration begins on April 23 at 10 a.m. Reservations confirmed with Visa or Mastercard.
Shuttles will depart from the public parking adjacent to the Santa Barbara Visitors Center. Courtesy parking will be provided - Download Map
The Garden Lovers Tour includes:
Alice Keck Park Memorial Gardens Alice Keck Park Memorial Gardens – the crown jewel of the City park system, “Alice” feeds the mind and spirit of visitors, featuring unique botanical and horticultural elements in an exquisite urban retreat. www.santabarbaraca.gov/Parks/parks_passive_main.html