Free Guided Tour, 1st Saturday, every month
Free with your Arboretum admission.

Community Day, 1st Tuesday, every month
Free admission to the Arboretum, all day.


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Details about Arboretum events can be found by visiting the Arboretum Calendar


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Visit the UCSC Arboretum!

A world-class collection of flora from around the globe

More than four decades of dedication, horticultural expertise, and hard work have created an extensive collection unmatched anywhere else in the world!

The UCSC Arboretum is open each day from 9 am to 5 pm. (Closed only on Thanksgiving and Christmas days.) Directions and information about admission can be found here.

Weddings and Events at the UCSC Arboretum

wedding reception in Australian Garden Looking for a place to hold your wedding or other special event? The UCSC Arboretum offers a world of choices.