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October 08, 2015

Mother's Day Garden Tours and Tea Party


10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday, May 11


The Ruth Bancroft Garden, 1552 Bancroft Road, Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Free parking at the North Entrance


The Ruth Bancroft Garden makes a memorable Mother’s Day weekend with two days of garden fun.


On Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 11, Moms and families can enjoy a pampering day in the garden blooming with family fun:

  • Free admission for Moms and children under 12
  • Hands-on crafts for families
  • Docent-led tours at 10am, 11:30am, and 1pm

Regular Admission: $10/adults; $7/students and seniors; free for RBG members and children under 12


Also on Sunday, May 11: a tasty Mother’s Day Tea Party. Sandwiches, seasonal fruit and assorted petite pastries from La Boulange plus freshly brewed tea. Seatings at 11am and 1:30pm. $30/adults; $20/children (includes admission to the Garden). Reservations required; please call 925-944-9352 or visit


Join RBG Curator Brian Kemble on Saturday, May 10, the day before Mother's Day, for a rare peek behind the fence. Mr. Kemble will take a group through the private garden around Ruth Bancroft’s home, adjacent to the public garden. In addition to the historical lath houses and greenhouses filled with succulents, there are an astonishing variety of roses, herbs, perennials, and irises. Tour begins at 10:30am $35/General Admission, $15/Ruth Bancroft Garden Members. Reservations are required: 925-944-9352


For more information, please visit The Ruth Bancroft Garden or call 925-944-9352. 


$10.00 Regular Admission: $10, $7, and Free Tea Admission: $30, $20 Private Garden tour: $15, $35
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