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Free First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

Every 1st Wednesday
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - All Day | Cost: FREE
UC Berkeley Botanical Garden | 200 Centennial Drive, Berkeley, CA


Free First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

Enjoy free admission to the UC Botanical Garden on the first Wednesday of every month month from 9 am to 5 pm year round.

Established in 1890, the Garden, which is open to the public year round, has over 13,000 different kinds of plants from around the world, cultivated by region in naturalistic landscapes over its 34 acres.

Parking is limited. No admission after 4:30 pm. Docent-led tours for groups are not available on Free Wednesdays.

Closed: The first Tuesday of every month, Thanksgiving Day, December 24 and 25, December 31, January 1, and Martin Luther King Jr. Day

– Updated 6/3/19 – Event info last checked via website

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.


Event Details


Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, East Bay
Address: 200 Centennial Drive, Berkeley, CA

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

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