Earth Day at the Gardens

April 22nd 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

2023 Vendors Welcome

Email your Vendor Application to:


10am to 3pm

10 am – 1:30 pm DOOR PRIZES – sign up with email + phone for gift cards

and plants – Children’s Garden – winners 1:30 pm at Tailspin Kite Plaza


10 am – 2 pm EARTH FRIENDLY MOSAICS with The Woman’s Club of Vista –Children’s Garden

10 am – 2 pm EARTH DAY ROCKS! paint a rock to celebrate our Earth –Vista High Environmental Club/Character Leaders – Children’s Garden

10 am – 3 pm I CAN HELP THE EARTH… Add your ideas! – Children’s Garden

11 am – 1 pm MUSIC – Vic Moraga shares song and guitar – Tailspin KitePlaza, Children’s Garden

11 am – 2 pm SORTING TRASH – What can we recycle? How can we use lessplastic? How can we INVEST IN OUR PLANET?

11:30 am – 12:15 pm Flute and Flow with Bert and Dorothy Barth –Ceremonial Garden

1 pm – 1:30 pm Rancho Buena Vista HS Folklorico – Ceremonial Garden

1:30 pm Announce Door Prizes winners for gift cards and plants – Children’s

Garden Tailspin Kite Plaza – Thanks to BEST Pizza and United Plant Growers!

3pm Earth Day Festival Closes 

Join the Movement: Watch our Special Video Invitation Today!

Get ready to take the world by storm with the Earth Day Festival on April 22, 2023! 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!

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