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November 18, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location: East Campus of Cypress Lawn Arboretum | 1363 El Camino Real, Colma, CA 94014
Date & Time: November 18 @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Friends, neighbors, and tree-lovers near and far, you are invited to celebrate the autumnal tree planting holiday of Colma, Arboretum Day! This free and fun event for the whole family will take place on the main entry lawn of our foundational East Campus, right in front of the historic Noble Chapel. Please join us for a day of tree education (and celebration!) of our diverse living collection of plants, 131 years in growing and ever branching out.

Events and activities for the day will include the following:

10AM – Special “Speaking for the Trees” Opening Ceremony with Arboretum Director Josh Gevertz (Hosted at Noble Chapel, RSVP only, event info HERE)

11AM-1 PM – “Plant Passport” tree learning stations open, featuring the following Arboretum Allies:

  • “Nursery Knowledge” with Dave Teuschler & friends
  • “From Roots to Crown” with Christopher Campbell Tree Design
  • “Conscious Canopy” with Byron Yeager
  • “Arboretum Heritage Project” with Josh Gevertz
  • “Cypress Squad” with interdepartmental team members of Cypress Lawn

12 NOON-1:30 PM – Complimentary lunch hosted by Dulzura Cafe
(with voucher from completed “Plant Passport”)

1:30-2:30 PM – Main event performance by the famed Tree Circus

Also featured at our Arboretum Day celebration will be lawn games, Arboretum merch give-aways and a donation booth, expositions of tree care equipment and wood reclamation projects, and more!




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November 18, 2023
11:00 am - 3:00 pm


East Campus of Cypress Lawn Arboretum
1363 El Camino Real
Colma, CA 94014 United States
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