The Desert Garden was established on Park Blvd in 1976 and contains more than 1,300 plants, including succulents and drought-resistant plants from around the world, within its 2.5 acres.

The peak blooming period is January through March; however, these plants are interesting at any time of year because of their unusual shapes.

Events

There's always something new to experience at the Park! Check out the festivals, tours, concerts, and events scheduled all year long.

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San Diego Pride Parade and 5K

The San Diego Pride 5K, presented by Front Runners & Walkers San Diego, is the most fun and wacky event of the summer. It’s a great way to kick ...

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San Diego Pride Festival 2024

It’s your time to be OUT and PROUD! The Pride Festival is San Diego’s largest 2-day event highlighting the best in LGBTQ entertainment, interactiv...

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