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(Offsite) 2024 Waterwise Garden Tour

Saturday, April 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


The Ruth Bancroft Garden, Contra Costa Water District and East Bay Municipal Utility District have partnered to offer you the opportunity to take a self-guided tour of 21 home and botanical gardens in Walnut Creek and Concord that showcase the beauty and diversity of waterwise gardens. For more details, go here.

Saturday, April 27th, 2024 from 9am-4pm. Homeowners will take a lunch break from 12-1pm; enjoy your BYOL (bring your own lunch) at one of the participating botanical gardens/arboretum.  Lunch is not provided. Rain or shine.

All three circuits feature the same 21 gardens (just in different order). To ensure you enjoy your tour and to help spread out the visitors, please select a Circuit to start your self-guided tour:

  • Circuit A: Concord, west region of Walnut Creek, east region of Walnut Creek
  • Circuit B: west region of Walnut Creek, east region of Walnut Creek, Concord
  • Circuit C: east region of Walnut Creek, Concord, west region of Walnut Creek

On April 25th, registrants will receive an address list/map and garden info sheets of the featured gardens. (The info sheets will feature plant lists and designer/installer information. It will also include access to a plant database that provides horticultural requirements, bloom time and much more.)  Participants provide their own transportation and explore at their own pace during 9am-4pm.

Free admission to the Ruth Bancroft Garden will be included for 2024 Waterwise Garden Tour registrants. Look out for details in the email that will be sent out on April 25th.

Each ticket is valid for one individual. Ticket sales will close on April 25th, 2023 at 8pm.  Proceeds support the mission of the Ruth Bancroft Garden. Tickets for this event are non-refundable and non-transferable.


The numbers below include tickets for this event already in your cart. Clicking "Get Tickets" will allow you to edit any existing attendee information as well as change ticket quantities.
(Tour) 2024 Waterwise Garden Tour- Circuit A
Concord, West WC, East WC
$ 15.00
126 available
(Tour) 2024 Waterwise Garden Tour- Circuit B
West WC, East WC, Concord
$ 15.00
48 available
(Tour) 2024 Waterwise Garden Tour- Circuit C
East WC, Concord, West WC
$ 15.00
155 available


Saturday, April 27
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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The Ruth Bancroft Garden
(925) 944-9352
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