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Ruth Bancroft Garden Aloe Day 2016
Special Event - "Sweets with your Sweetie"

Categorized as: Kids & Family
Event tags:

  • February 13, 2016
  • 10:00AM - 03:00PM
  • General admission for docent and self-guided tours; special event "Sweets with your Sweetie" members $50/couple, non-members $65/couple
  • 925-944-9352
  • Event Website


Valentine’s Day Aloe Tours and “Sweets with your Sweetie”

Fourth Annual Aloe Day Tours

Saturday, February 13th, 2016

What: The Ruth Bancroft Garden’s Aloe Day Tours, an all-day event focused specifically on the Garden’s dramatic Aloe collection. The Garden has an unparalleled collection of aloes, including hybrids not found anywhere else in the world. These winter bloomers put on a stunning show with colorful, dramatic flower stalks.

Garden is open for regular admission visits with self-guided Aloe tours and docent led tours.

• Special selection of aloes will be available in our retail nursery

• Dish gardens, aloe books, and other garden inspired gifts for your Valentine

When: Saturday, February 13, 2016, 10am-3pm

Docent-led tours at 11:00am and 1pm

Regular Admission Rates: $10/adults; $8/students and seniors 65+; free for RBG members, children under 12, and members of participating AHS reciprocal gardens.


Special Event - “Sweets with Your Sweetie”

You and your sweetie will take a guided tour of The Garden led by curator Brian Kemble, world-renowned aloe expert, then enjoy tea, sipping chocolate, or a mimosa and plate of sweet treats in our covered shade house. Be sure to take home the dish garden on your table as a remembrance of your visit.

• Tours with Brian start at 10am and 12pm and last 60 - 90 minutes followed by your Sweets seating.

• Space is limited for this special event so pre-registration is required. Sign-up online or members call the office to make your reservation. Event will be held rain or shine.

$50/couple for members; $65/couple for non-members


Where: The Ruth Bancroft Garden, 1552 Bancroft Road, Walnut Creek, CA 94598 – All parking at office entrance.

For more information: Please visit The Ruth Bancroft Garden or call (925) 944-9352

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