Taking a break

The citizens of Encinitas and thousands of visitors have enjoyed 10 glorious years strolling the gardens and marketplace that make up the annual Encinitas Garden Festival & Tour. The Festival has been a labor of love for so many in our community and we thank everyone involved – the planners, neighborhoods, sponsors, vendors, garden hosts, […]

Next tour is Saturday, April 18th, 2015!

Visit dozens of private gardens in a wonderful and walkable neighborhood of Encinitas! The day-long festival (10 am to 4:30 pm) also includes exhibitors and guest speakers providing information about gardening in San Diego, a Gardener’s Marketplace that serves as the event’s central

2014 Melba Drive

April 20, 2014 was a blustery, beautiful day and participants enjoyed visiting 24 private gardens and 3 school gardens in a wonderful and walkable neighborhood of Encinitas. The day long festival included a Gardener’s Marketplace that served as the event’s central hub. Marketplace vendors offered unusual plants, vegetable seedlings, garden art, food, beverages and more. […]

Join Us Saturday, April 26th, 2014 for our 9th Annual Festival and Tour

Visit more than 20 private gardens in a wonderful and walkable neighborhood of Encinitas. The day-long festival includes a Gardener’s Marketplace that serves as the event’s central

Date Set – Saturday, April 26, 2014! Last Year’s Event a Success!

The eighth annual Encinitas Garden Festival and Tour, featuring a self-guided walking tour of more than 18 private gardens in the serene and close-knit neighborhood of Val Sereno in Olivenhain was a wonderful success. Residents opened their

2013 Val Sereno, Olivenhain

The eighth annual Encinitas Garden Festival and Tour, featuring a self-guided walking tour of more than 18 private gardens in the serene and close-knit neighborhood of Val Sereno in Olivenhain was a wonderful success. Residents opened their

Come join us Saturday, April 20, 2013 in a serene Encinitas neighborhood!

The 2013 tour celebrates all types of gardens with a special focus on how homeowners use their spaces, both large and small. This year’s garden neighborhood features

2012 Northeast Leucadia

The 2012 Encinitas Garden Festival & Tour was visited by many local families as the nucleus of the event was Capri Elementary School and they show-cased their outdoor learning classroom. There was abundant garden joy as guests visited eclectic home gardens, artist’s studios, and lush tropical landscapes. The MarketPlace was buzzing with wonderful garden wares, […]

2012 Encinitas Garden Festival & Tour

Each year, the Encinitas Garden Festival & Tour visits one of the Encinitas’ unique neighborhoods for a self-guided walking tour On that day, we tour-goers stroll through as many as 25 gardens. Because this is a walking tour, visitors get an up-close view of each neighborhood, along with a genuine feel for its texture and […]

2011 Crest Drive

The 2011 Encinitas Garden Festival & Tour had the largest attendance ever. Mother Nature obliged tour goers with a lovely, warm day softened by cool ocean breezes. The 2011 Gardener’s Marketplace was held in a private meadow along tree-lined Crest Drive, the scenic country road with western views to the beach and eastern views to […]