Things That Go Bump in the Night 2019 Saturday NIGHT OF

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Saturday October 12

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5:30 PM  –  9:00 PM

Bring family, friends and flashlights and join us for an evening adventure!


Things That Go Bump in the Night

Friday and Saturday, October 11 and 12, 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Along the garden’s trails, you will find many booths with educational information, displays, activities and crafts for all ages. Discover the “night life” of reptiles, mammals, spiders, insects, plants and fungi.


Friday or Saturday, meet magnificent live ambassador wolves from Project Wildsong and amazing live owls presented by Wild Wings of California.

Laugh and learn through two performances of the “World Famous Spider Show” each night.  Join a guided night hike after dark!


Come for dinner. A food truck will be in the Garden offering delicious menu items: The Fix on Wheels on Friday and Saturday. You may bring a picnic of your own to enjoy in designated picnic areas.


Although there are plenty of resident creatures a'crawling at RSABG, please note: This is NOT a Halloween celebration!  Please, no costumes or masks. We ask you not to bring or do anything that might frighten any of our guests.


No entry after 8:30 pm to ensure everyone who comes gets a chance

to enjoy all the activities. 


Prices for the public:

$ 11.00 adults

$ 7.00 seniors (65+), students with ID, children 3-12 years old

Free Under 3 years old


Prices for RSABG members:

$ 8.00 adults

$ 5.00 seniors (65+), students with ID, children 3-12 years old

Free Under 3 years old


This event fills to capacity very quickly! Don’t be disappointed at the gate. It is recommended that you purchase tickets in advance. You may do so here, at any time, or at the admission kiosk 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily.