Discover the unique tropical plant collection of the Conservatory through the lens of craft brews. Some of San Francisco’s finest craft brew masters will set up shop on the third Friday of the month at our Victorian greenhouse, telling the tall tales of botanical brewing and proffering their delicious elixirs. See the full calendar of Botanical and Brews events.

Sonoma Springs Brewing Company – Founded in 2008, Sonoma Springs Brewing Co. operates a brewery and taproom just outside of downtown Sonoma.  We focus on brewing high quality craft beer in wine country, creating innovative California ales, traditional German style beers, and unique barrel aged offerings.

Benoit Casper Brewing Co. – At Benoit Casper Brewing we strive to bring the art and science of beer together to brew exceptional quality beers.  We have a passion for beer and are committed to refining our craft as a reflection of thousands of years of brewing history and tradition. We will drive innovation in the craft beer industry by boldly experimenting with ingredients, process, technique and equipment. Our goal is not to produce a lot of beer; it is to produce beers of spectacular quality and to share them with you, the craft beer lover.

General Admission – $27 – General admission ticket holders receive a complimentary craft brew of their choice and enjoy access to the Conservatory from 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm as well as the Beer Garden on the Palm Terrace from 6:30p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Master Brewer – $75 – Slip away with an exclusive tasting flight, featuring our acclaimed host breweries. Experience a guided tasting by expert craft beer makers who will explore the varieties and flavors of four different brew samples.


  • One flight of 4 beers, handpicked by our host breweries
  • One souvenir beer flight glass
  • A $10 food credit that can be redeemed at beer garden food trucks
  • Same ticket access and benefits as General Admission