Sunset Series 2023

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Thursday June 1

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5:30 PM  –  8:00 PM



South Coast Botanic Garden - Sunset Series

ATTN: If you are a Member, you must be logged in to receive your discount; it will apply once your tickets have been added to the cart. If you would like General Admission, please click on see other times, and choose the 5:30 time. 5 PM is strictly for VIP admission. 


This is truly an event for all, and we invite you to come and make the night yours! Although you will have access to our 87 acres, no outside food and beverage allowed during the Sunset Series.

Know before you go!

Parking - We recommend carpooling whenever possible, not only to save space in our limited parking lot but because it's better for the environment!

What to bring? - A folding chair or a blanket as we have limited seating and a debit or credit card to purchase food and drink (as cash is not accepted). 

VIP Admission - VIP ticket purchasers get unlimited access to SOAR - Tropical Butterflies throughout the evening, designated premium lawn seating on the Upper Meadow (still bring a blanket or a lawn chair), access to a VIP-only bar, early entry at 5 p.m., and a ticket for a free Butterfly Palmer or lemonade. 

Only VIP tickets can be purchased at the 5 p.m. timeslot. General Admission tickets are purchased at the 5:30 p.m. timeslot.  



5:00 p.m. - Doors Open for VIP Ticket Holders

5:30 p.m. - Doors Open for General Admission

6 - 6:45 p.m. - First Music Session 

7:15 -8 p.m. - Second Music Session

For all the latest updates, check out our Ultimate Guide to Attending the Sunset Series! 


By purchasing a ticket, you acknowledge that: 

  • Professionally trained service dogs are allowed in the Garden, though Emotional Support animals are not permitted. Service dogs must be in the control of the owner at all times.
  • Outside food and beverage is not allowed during the Sunset Series
  • Both Members and Non-Members require advance ticket reservations
  • Please be sure to check out our Plan Your Visit page for Garden rules, full COVID-19 procedures, and more


To provide the highest quality service, South Coast Botanic Garden saves information related to your ticket purchase. South Coast Botanic Garden will never keep any credit card information.