- Visit the Garden
Growl-o-ween at the Ruth Bancroft Garden is the ultimate Halloween PAW-ty for dogs and their human friends! Dress your dog up and come down for some fun with your favorite four-legged friends at the Garden. Costume contest with prizes, treats for tricks, crafts, dog portraits and even gourmet shave ice for both humans and dogs thanks to @icedgourmetshaveice and more! There will also be a raffle for a doggie bed basket full of treats, chews and other things dogs love, valued at $100! (raffle tickets $5 each)
Visitors who bring their dogs in costume will receive a 15% off coupon to use in our Nursery.
FREE event on the Visitor Center Plaza – general admission fees apply for Garden entry. Dog portraits are in the Garden and are free with $10 paid admission.
Kids and adults are also encouraged to dress up.
Pet costume contest entry is free. Winner must be present to win. Costume contest will be judged by available Garden employees. Participants will be asked to sign a photo waiver.
Connect With Us
The Ruth Bancroft Garden
is a preservation project of
The Garden Conservancy.
Discover more HHH events and happenings around the Diablo Valley.
The Ruth Bancroft Garden is a non-profit
501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.
Tax ID is 68-0310041.
The mission of the Ruth Bancroft Garden, Inc. is to preserve this exceptional example of garden design and to continue to develop its collection of water-conserving plants for the education and enjoyment of the public.