Alta Vista Botanical Gardens
Discover the Secret Beauty of Alta Vista Botanical Gardens in Vista, CA


Alta Vista
Botanical Gardens

Visit the Gardens!

Alta Vista Botanical Gardens is a 501(c)(3) Not for Profit Corporation

Bee Ready!

Bee a part of our Earth Day celebration!


Join Us Sunday, May 5th!

10am – Noon

Learn how to propagate plants! Join us for propagation education, potting and camaraderie!

Join in with our horticulturist Lois Walag and learn more about propagation and potting plants. Help us grow our growing area. 

This weekend!

Our next Kids in the Garden class will be March 23rd
from 10 am to noon.

We will learn about soil, composting and spring planting.

Support Our Non-Profit
 Alta Vista Botanical Gardens

Tuesday, November 28th

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Admission is $5.00 For Non-Members

$3.00 For Children 3 To 12 Years Old
2 and younger are free

Groups of 8 or more should contact us for reservations and rental rates. 

There is a $50 photography fee due for photo sessions taken in the Gardens.

This fee covers the photographer and 2 guests. All other guests are required to pay entrance fees.


MONDAY Through FRIDAY – 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM

SATURDAY & SUNDAY – 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM


MONDAY Through FRIDAY – 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM*

SATURDAY & SUNDAY – 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM*


*The Garden closes 5 pm PDT and at 4:30 pm PST

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Breweries, Mead, Wineries, Shopping, Silent Auction, Food, Free Parking, & Live Music by The Nightowls

Enjoy a day of live music, tastings, food, craft booths, games, a silent auction, and raffles. 100% of all proceeds support the Alta Vista Botanical Gardens and the Amigos De Vista Lions Club.

The tastings will feature a wide variety of craft beers, wines, and mead from our local experts in the brewing community.

Your ticket purchase helps keep our Botanical Gardens alive and growing, providing vital funds to pay utilities, ensure the upkeep and foster the expansion of the gardens for generations to come, and support Amigo de Vista Lions Club charity donations.

Learn More About The NovemberFest 2023 Event > 

Volunteer Days!

Last Saturday of the month,
Help us make the gardens grow!

Find Your Special Place in the Gardens

Healing Garden Oasis

Be a part of the newest garden at AVBG.  This very special garden based on the theme of Wellness & Happiness is an ongoing project that everyone is helping to bring to life. Experience the therapeutic benefits of nature and participate in hands-on activities that are healing, fun &  meaningful.

Rock painting, volunteering, events and sponsorships.

Volunteers Needed!

Front Gate & Gift Shop

Volunteers are what keep our gardens growing and we are hoping that’s you. We are currently looking for some friendly faces to help us greet visitors at the gate check-in table and in our Gift Shop at the main house. 

For more information email Jacque at: to volunteer.

Rent the Garden

Have your special event in
one of our beautiful
community areas:
Reception Rose Garden
Garden House
Ceremonial Garden
and many more.

Get Involved

Become a partner to help provide an extraordinary sanctuary for children, adults and all people who wish to give back to our community.

– Alta Vista Botanical Gardens

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