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Gifts at the Garden

December 16, 2023 - December 17, 2023 Free
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Saturday, December 16 – Sunday, December 17

Saturday Members Morning: 10 AM – 12 PM
Saturday General Public Hours: 12 PM – 5:30 PM
Sunday General Public Hours: 10 AM – 5:30 PM

San Francisco Botanical Garden

Gifts at the Garden is a free-to-attend curated market of sustainable, local, and fair-trade gifts alongside exclusive Gardens of Golden Gate Park merchandise, books, and art. The market will host free activities and a donation-based wrapping station. Proceeds benefit the Gardens of Golden Gate Park. Garden members can shop two hours early. Beat the crowds and shop the best selection, become a member today!

The event is free to attend.



Available both days unless stated.  

Haight Street Art Center (FREE): Stop by for a limited-edition art print to commemorate the event! While supplies last.  

Ginko Zee: Art by Jennifer Zee (FREE): Make your own creative insect block prints from Jenn’s hand carved stamps, while supplies last.  

San Francisco Bay Area Moms (Payment required / FREE) 

10:00 AM – 12 PM: Special Mrs. Claus experience Photo opportunity (Payment required)

  • Sensory play (Sat) (FREE)
  • Music guest (Sun)  (FREE)

12:15 PM – 5 PM:   Arts and Crafts, Story Time, and Reading Library (FREE)

Seed and Soul Club ($15 per craft)  

Sat 12/16 @ 10-4 PM they will be offering 3 workshops: Decorate a la fremiere pot, Decorate a pair of winter themed mason jar, and DIY plant-themed ornaments with personalization. 

Bean Sprouts with special guest The Mexican Museum on Saturday (FREE) 

Sat 12/16: Poinsettia-inspired art.   

Sun 12/17: Bean Sprouts Craft Activity 

San Francisco Public Library Bookmobile (FREE): Sunday 12/17 10-4 PM. Get your hands dirty at the bookmobile! Plant your very own tiny succulent in a miniature pot  

Say Ya! Photo Booth ($5): Purchase a pair of commemorative photo strips. Credit Card Only. 

Gardens of Golden Gate Park Bookstore (FREE): The Garden Bookstore and Plant Shop are excited to host a pop up and feature some of our favorite local authors and artists.  

Featured Authors and Artists:  


Marta Lindsey  (10 AM – 12 PM) author of Golden Gate Park, An A to Z Adventure 

Julia Rockwell (12:30 PM – 2:30 PM) author of Mothering Earth 

Sophie Diao (12:30 PM – 2:30 PM) illustrator of Sarah and the Big Wave, I Am the Wind, and many more. 

Emma Bland Smith (3:00 PM – 5:00 PM) author of The Gardener of Alcatraz. 


Santiago Palacio (10:00 AM – 12 PM) printmaker working on Yosemite National Park and running @caminarte_print_press 

JaNay Brown-Wood (12:30 PM – 2:30 PM) author of Where in the Garden series. 

Master Gardeners of San Mateo and San Francisco Counties (FREE): Master Gardeners will be staffing an information table to get answers to your gardening questions. 

Plant Societies of the San Francisco Bay Area (FREE): Stop by Plant Society tables for tips for keeping your plants thriving this season!  

Bromeliad Society of San Francisco 

California Begonia Society 

San Francisco Fern Society
San Francisco Orchid Society 

 Food vendors  

Brigadeiro Sprinkles 

Chestnut Street Granola 

CocoTutti Chocolates 

The Chaga Company  


Adventures in Collage 

Almon Woodcraft llc 

Andromacha Beadworks 

Annie Walker Art 

Arcadian Stained Glass 

Assemblage SF 

Ben10 Makes 

Binary Winter Press/Cody Vrosh 

Bird of Virtue 

Bird vs. Bird Designs 

Blue Seal Pottery 


Crow Town Creations 

Double Down 

Ear to Ear Vintage 

Ember + Fog 

Fabula Tea 




Gnome Bath & Body, LLC 

Goldenberg Designs 

Granny Panty Designs 

Grounded Heart Studio 

Handmade by Pmaccay 

Heavenly Soap Company 

Her Urban Herbs 

Hollis Callas 

Indigenous Luxury 

Jayem Boutique 

Jean Choe Art & Design 

Katy Kristin 


Latisha Baker Artworks 

Lazy Leo Studios 

Lena Lee 

Love Lori Michelle Jewelry 

Lychame Studios 

Malaya Botanicals 

Nature in the City 


Noe Osada Jewelry

Pretty Fun Designs 

S for Sparkle 

Shell’s Shells 

Somnia City / Art of Natalie McKean 


The Designing Chica 

The Didi Jewelry Project 

the lilypad project 

The Weekend Store 

Tibby Bean 

Tree Twins/Fruitcake Unlimited LLC 

Turning Leaf Handmade 

VAM Pottery 

WENWEN designs 

Wild Heart Stones 



Your Funeral Art 


Ziz Land 


Makers, Plant Societies, and Nonprofits who wish to be considered for vending may directly email jchan@gggp.org for application details.


December 16, 2023
December 17, 2023
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