Live Oak Music Festival at El Chorro Regional Park
Enjoy live music all weekend throughout the park and special events taking place in the Garden’s beautiful straw-bale Oak Glen Pavilion.
Stay tuned for more event information! Visit www.liveoakfest.org for event updates and tickets.
Enjoy the following Garden Events during the Festival!
Happy Hour Horticulture Tour
At the San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden, it’s always ‘Happy Hour,’ but this Live Oak we invite you to enjoy a docent-led BYOB tour of the Garden. Drink in hardy horticulture, herbal history, and helpful hints at this one hour jaunt through the Garden. Meet at the Festival’s Art Walk located at the Garden’s Gift Shop on Friday at 5:00pm, Saturday at 3:30pm, and/or Sunday 2:00pm. Suggested donation $5. Pre-registration and payment appreciated. Peace, Love and Dirt y’all.
Nature Crown Creation
At the San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden, we love nature so much, we wear it! Join us as we create "Nature Crowns.” These fun, temporal, compostable, and decorative head adornments show off your “au natural” style. Great for kids aged 5 to 105! Join us in the San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden Friday from 5:00pm-5:30pm, Saturday at 3:30pm-4:30pm, and/or Sunday 2:00pm-3:00pm. Suggested donation $5.
Garden Event Registration
Save time and donate now! (We’re also happy to take donations the day of your event :)
ABOUT the San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden:
The San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden is the Gem of the Morros. We are a one-of-a-kind non-profit garden dedicated to honoring and preserving our connection with nature, and we’re celebrating our 30th year of sowing seeds and growing together.
We’re passionate about connecting people with the plants that have shaped human endeavors and cultures for generations. Our Preview Garden is a great place to see the exquisite plant life of the five major mediterranean climate zones while our nursery sells these same beautiful, drought tolerant plants. The San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden and its facilities are dedicated to the education, research, and celebration of horticulture, and sustainability is our highest priority! The Oak Glen Pavilion combines art and sustainability, a perfect rental space to host your special events among the gorgeous botanical scenery!
The current gardens and facilities cover six of the 150 acres that will be developed in years to come. Our award-winning design features plans for 50 miles of paved trails, cafes, and more gardens! We are privately funded and rely entirely on the generosity of our visitors, donors, and members. Become a Garden Member to receive benefits like 10% off all plants in our nursery! Perfect for our annual Spring Plant Sale in March and Fall Plant Sale in October! Our magnificent San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden is open during daylight hours, ADA compliant, and a unique attraction for kids and adults alike. We invite you to join us in celebrating our 30th anniversary with the incredible diversity of plant life at our truly one of a kind garden!
Art Walk and Open Mic at the OAK GLEN PAVILION
The Oak Glen Pavilion, is straw-bale construction that artfully blends sustainability and function. This beautiful space (complete with commercial kitchen) provides audience style seating for 150, dinner seating for 96, or as many as 200 for cocktails and appetizers.