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The Lunar New Year Celebration is FREE with General Garden Admission!

General Garden Admission is FREE for Members and up to $15 for non-members.

Come celebrate the Year of the Rabbit

South Coast Botanic Garden’s first-ever Lunar New Year Celebration will position the winter blooms and green foliage as a picture-perfect backdrop to usher in the year of the rabbit, complete with red lanterns and festive activities. Experiences throughout the weekend will include paper lantern decorating, game booths, a Chinese calligraphy artist demonstration and storytelling.  Activities will begin at 10 a.m. both Saturday and Sunday. For a full list of events, see below.

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Schedule of Events

Activity Stations will be open from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., including:

• Games
• Calligraphy demonstrations
• Crafts
• Piped in music
• Plant education
• New Year’s Well Wishes
• Photo opportunity
• Food and beverages for sale at Dottie’s

Live Performances will take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., including:

• Lion dancers from ACA Lion Dance (UCLA) and Wushu Shaolin Entertainment 
• Musical performance
• Fan dancing
• Drummers
• Martial art demonstrations from Wushu Shaolin Entertainment 

Story Time will take place at noon.

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Want to take advantage of the FREE daily Garden Admission and discounted exhibit tickets year-round? Become a Member! 

Non-Member Garden Admission Tickets

Adults (Ages 18+) $15/person
Children (Ages 5-12) $5/person
Children (Ages 4 and under) FREE
Students and Seniors (62+) $11/person

Member Tickets


Note: Please remember to sign in to get your Member discount.

Sponsored by

Kevin Ou – Morgan Stanley
Marilyn and John Long

In-Kind Sponsors:
Palos Verdes High School
Peninsula High School
Helen’s Dance Studio