48th Annual Spring Plant Sale
Celebrating its 75th Anniversary this year, the Garden shares its legacy of conservation and propagation with the public at the Bay Area's largest plant sale featuring over 2,500 different kinds of plants with a dazzling variety of drought tolerant choices.
Friday, May 1, 2015, 4–5pm
Member Preview Sale
Friday, May 1, 2015, 5–8pm
Friday, May 1, 2015, 5–7pm
Loading zones available for plant pick-up
What to Expect
We want you to make the most of your trip to San Francisco Botanical Garden Society's Annual Plant Sale. Below are some helpful tips to follow when planning your visit.
The sale takes place both days at the County Fair Building, 1199 9th Avenue @ Lincoln Way.
What kind of payment do you accept?
Where are the perennials? Shrubs? How do I find what I'm looking for?
Do you provide carts? How will I carry everything?
We do provide boxes to help carry your treasures home. They will be located underneath plant display tables.
Will you have Will Call available?
How do I care for my new plants?
How do I attend the Friday night sale?
Consider joining at the Garden Lover ($125) level or above and attend the Member Preview Party from 4-5pm in the County Fair Building.
Where do I park?
Where can I leave my plants while I get my car?
Annual Spring Plant Sale
Saturday, May 2, 2015 10am–2pm
Questions? Call 415-661-1316 ext. 400 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Directions & Parking
Arrive early to avoid parking headaches! Nearby parking is located in the Music Concourse Garage on Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. Limited street parking is available in Golden Gate Park. For more detailed information, click here.
10 Reasons to Attend
Tips for Members
Valid membership cards provide admission for one person.
Bring some cash for wine! Enjoy a cash-only wine bar while perusing the sale.
Bid at the Silent Auction. Friday night hosts a silent auction of rare and unusual plants from 5-7pm. Winning bids are tax-deductible donations that strengthen your connection to the Garden you love. Get ready for some bidding wars – the auction ends promptly at 7!
Upgrade your membership to the Garden Lover ($125) level or above to attend the Preview Reception from 4-5pm and to give your friends guest passes to attend the sale. Guest passes are mailed with your membership cards. For details on all membership benefits, click here
Enjoy wine and hors d'oeuvres as you warm up for the big sale instead of waiting in line. The Preview Reception for Garden Lover ($125) members and above is held from 4-5pm in the Recreation Room of the SF County Fair Building. Click here to RSVP
Please note: Guests of the Preview Reception can enter the sale directly through the Auditorium and do not have to line up at the main entrance. All doors open promptly at 5pm. There is no early entry to the sale.
Not a member yet? Join online now or purchase a membership at the door. Don't forget, you can also upgrade to get a friend in! If you have any questions or would like to join, renew, or upgrade your membership by phone, please call our Membership Department at (415) 661-1316 ext. 302 or email Membership@sfbg.org.