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Earth Day Festival

Earth Day at the Gardens

April 20th 10am – 3pm

Alta Vista Botanical Gardens invites you to join us for a free event for the community to celebrate the Earth with fun and informative activities for the whole family.

Earth Day Festival 10am – 3pm

FOOD available for purchase – courtesy Amigos de Vista Lions

PLANT SALE and Garden Advice from GrowGetters

GARDEN SHOP is Open – Come check out our crafts & snacks

Sweets, Shopping, and Conversation at all our VENDOR BOOTHS


April 20, 2024


FOOD available for purchase – courtesy Amigos de Vista Lions

PLANT SALE and Garden Advice from GrowGetters

GARDEN SHOP is Open – come check out our crafts and snacks!

VENDOR BOOTHS for Sweets, Shopping, and Conversation

10am – 1:30pm

DOOR PRIZES – sign up with email + phone for prizes
Children’s Garden – winners 1:30 pm at Tailspin Kite Plaza

10am – 2pm


11am – 1:30pm

MUSIC – song and guitar with Vic Moraga
Children’s Garden, Tailspin Kite Plaza


Announce Door Prize winners for gift cards and plants
Children’s Garden, Tailspin Kite Plaza



Join the Movement: Watch our Special Video Invitation Today!

Get ready to take the world by storm with the Earth Day Festival on April 20, 2024! With almost 700,000 steps pledged to walk around the world, we’re gearing up for the biggest celebration yet. 

Join the fun at Alta Vista Botanical Gardens and watch a special video made by kids that captures the essence of the movement. Share it with your loved ones and help us spread the word.

 Plus, we’ve got exciting news for you. Fred Tracey from Vista City Hall will be pulling information directly from your Alta Vista website to promote the event on the city website. 

Don’t miss out on this chance to make a difference!

Press Release – 2024 Earth Day Festival VENDORS

Vendors Are Flocking to the Earth Day Festival on April 20!

33 vendors have signed up to present their wares at the Earth Day Festival coming to Alta Vista Botanical Gardens in Vista on April 20. You’ll find a little bit of everything when you visit our line-up of vendors!  Join us at our 15th year of FREE family celebrations coming up on Saturday April 20 from 10 am to 3 pm!

You can also buy raffle tickets for a chance to win baskets, gift cards, and AVBG memberships.

Our own AVBG GrowGetters propagate succulents to sell to add to your drought-tolerant gardens.  Their plant sale also includes annuals, perennials, vegetables, and herbs.

The Amigos de Vista Lions will again be offering their BBQ lunch for sale – hamburgers, hot dogs, sausages, chips, and drinks.  Thank you for your continued support!

Beleaf in Fatherhood will lead their morning Walk for Earth Day at 9 am and share their apparel and educational toys.

California Rare Fruit Growers (CRFG) work to propagate and exchange plant materials that are adaptable to our area and the Vista Garden Club will encourage everyone to visit their 86th Annual Flower Show on May 6 and 7.

KR Boards creates durable, long lasting products made from skateboard wood and the Odd Egg will share rocks, minerals, and fossils.

Children’s Paradise will share about their highest quality early learning childcare centers in Vista and Letty will bring back her popular facepainting.

HayCo Studio will offer their handcrafted earrings made with style in mind and Raqui will be selling her celebrity I-Wear.  Paper Pie will be selling books and more.

Etha Natural Botanicals will be selling plants including lavender.

Renee shows her sculptures and Alea shares her art for sale.  Caducreations will have memory boxes and activity kits and Leslee TCS will share crystal jewelry.  Crafty Janie has unique fabric balls for sale.  Bernadette brings her hand-made, unique cards and crafts.  Deb’s $5 Jewelry will share her array of colors and styles.  Sugar Bees will be selling beeswax-inspired items.

Colman Dental will share a new recycling program and LA Fitness will encourage us to get moving!

Pampered Chef will be selling kitchenware and will be happy to sign you up for a home party.

VID will share how our water system works and Encina Wastewater Authority will show us how our

wastewater is processed.

Renewal by Anderson will have information about replacement windows and James will have his Leaf Filter information.

San Diego 350 will share climate education information and Amnesty International #471 is an international non-governmental organization focused on human rights and the global movement fighting injustice.  Clean Earth for Kids will have great information on how we all can help!

Be sure to join us for a wonderful day at the Gardens!


Contact Nancy B Jones farmerjonesavbg@gmail.com

Celebrate our Earth with a day outdoors in Vista’s beautiful 14-acre Botanical Gardens! Connect with nature and go green at this fun event with active outdoor play for the kiddos, live music, GrowGetters plant and pottery sale, food for sale, and vendors.

– North County Daily Star