Discover the unique tropical collection of the Conservatory of Flowers through the lens of craft brews. The third annual Botanicals and Brews features the Bay Area’s finest craft breweries who will proffer their delicious elixirs. Claim a picnic table and soak up the breathtaking views of the Conservatory and its valley. Then sip the night away in the galleries exploring the world of tropical plants.

Enjoy an illuminated Conservatory, live local music, curated food trucks, and beer and wine service hosted by We Bring The Bar. On select nights, enjoy an exclusively prepared brew developed in collaboration with the craft breweries. For an added thrill, experience a guided flight by expert craft beer makers in our Master Brewer session.

Live music from local acts from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

New! Want to join us for the full series? Check out our Six Pack pass.

Members enter your member number at check out to receive a 10% discount. Not a member? Join today.


Third Friday, June – November 2019
6:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

$29 | General Admission
Includes a complimentary craft brew

$49 | Master Brewer
Includes a complimentary craft brew, one flight of four sample brews and complimentary souvenir glass

$140 | Six Pack
Six beer garden nights. Each one not to be missed. Enjoy access to the complete series.

21+ only

Please note that this event requires timed ticketing. Timed ticketing allows our guests to enjoy intimate access to the Conservatory of Flowers at their tickets specified entry time. Guests are welcome to arrive early, grab a beverage, and enjoy the areas surrounding the Conservatory, and are also encouraged to stay as long as they please after exiting the Conservatory.


Pride at the Conservatory

SF Pride

June 21 | 6:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

On summer solstice, celebrate diversity in support of San Francisco Pride. Join our brewery partners Pond Farm Brewing, Adobe Creek Brewing and Hermitage Brewing Company. Bring your appetite for diverse botanicals, festive grooves by DJ Airsun, and terrific food with food truck offerings from Curry Up Now and SaborCatracho!

More details coming soon.

Historic Gems

July 19 | 6:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

We’re celebrating 140 years. Join us as we highlight some of the oldest plants in our collection. Our friends Western Neighborhoods Project will share the mysteries and history of the Conservatory.

Learn about favorite brews of the past from Seismic Brewing Company, Laughing Monk Brewing, and Ghost Town Brewing. The night will also feature old-time music by Fog Holler, a bluegrass trio, and delicious food offerings by food trucks Izzy Cheesesteaks and Taco San Buena.

In Bloom at the Conservatory

In Bloom

August 16 | 6:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Our blooming collection and blooming taste buds mingle at this sumptuous thriller for the senses. Come see what’s new and “in bloom” in our collection and with Triple Voodoo Brewing and Novel Brewing Company.

We are also featuring live music by pop/funk fusion Hush Crush, and fabulous food offerings from Curry Up Now and SaborCatracho.



September 20 | 6:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Don your lederhosen and join the fun! Oktoberfest at the Conservatory of Flowers will feature beers curated by partners: Standard Deviant Brewing, Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing, and Plow Brewing.

The night will feature live music with Fog City Trio, a polka band, and, of course, delicious food offerings by The Little Red Riding Truck and Roadside Rotisserie.

Rare and Unusual

October 18 | 6:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

What better way to engage with the Conservatory’s rare and unusual plant collection than by doing so with some of the rarest and unusual brews from The Rare Barrel, and Berryessa Brewing Company?

We will highlight some of our favorite plants in the galleries on this special night. Classic country songs will be performed variety show style by Thee Olde Country. Food truck offerings include Curry Up Now and Aunty Vickys.

Tropics at the Conservatory

A Night in the Tropics

November 15 | 6:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

The days are shorter and the nights are longer. As we explore the darker side of the seasons, we are featuring our wonderful tropical collection here at the Conservatory partnered with our esteemed brewery collaborators: Almanac Beer Company and Original Pattern Brewing.

The live entertainment will have you grooving with tropical beats by LoCura. The delicious food offerings by Curry Up Now and MOMO Noodle will satiate and sustain your groove.


Whether you’re a native San Franciscan, a visitor from another side of the world, or a classroom of budding botanists, the Conservatory of Flowers offers an intimate up-close experience with rare and endangered plants unlike any other. Come see what treasures await you!

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