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Thursday, September 23, 2021
6:30 - 10:30 p.m.

Join the San Antonio Botanical Garden for a festive evening showcasing the natural beauty of this 38-acre urban oasis. The 2021 Splendor in the Garden will be a wandering affair through the grounds peppered with colorful culinary pop ups with harvest fare, botanical cocktails, dynamic performances, dancing, and live music. Ages 21+.

Splendor in the Garden is the Botanical Garden’s largest fundraising event and provides vital support to its operating budget. Your sponsorship will help the Botanical Garden further innovative education and wellness programs, conservation efforts for endangered plant species, and water saving initiatives. With your support, the Botanical Garden will continue its critical work to connect people with the plant world.

2021 Splendor in the Garden Committee

Event Chair

Susan Shown Todd

Committee

Tina Blumenthal

Burkley Fitzsimons

Lou Celia Frost

CeCe Frost Griffin

Linda Gunter

Meredith Howard

Cally Kothmann

Nicole McClane

Claire Cavender McNab

Sita McNab

Kristy Moore

Courtney Percy 

Kelli Sears 

Megan Steves 

Bette Vexler 

Julie Zacher

Sponsorship Opportunities

Phoenix - $25,000

This sponsorship level is the signature program sponsor for Splendor in the Garden. This presenting level demonstrates the sponsor’s commitment to the event, as well as dedication to and for on-going educational programming at the Botanical Garden.

  • Choice of a reserved, branded lounge in a premier garden area with seating for 16 or two tables of 8
  • Concierge service
  • Premium wines
  • 25 one-day Garden guest passes
  • Opportunity to brand an educational session for children or adults
  • Your choice of a “Behind the Scenes” Garden tour with the CEO for up to 10 people
  • Private chef demo for up to 10 people
  • 1 free daytime use of meeting room
  • 15% discount on 1 facility rental for corporate meetings and events
  • Complimentary garden arrangement
  • Opportunity to gift an annual “Patron” membership to an individual/family of your choice
  • Special name recognition on Botanical Garden sponsor signage
  • Name recognition during event remarks
  • Name or logo recognition on event invitation, program, and signage
  • Clickable logo link on event web page
  • Name and spotlight as Signature Program Sponsor on Botanical Garden website
  • 3 dedicated social media recognitions throughout the year
  • Invitation to the annual donor reception

Peony - $15,000

Peonies have long been known for their healing powers. This is the premier sponsorship level for Splendor in the Garden and demonstrates significant event support.

  • Choice of a reserved, branded lounge in a prime Garden area with seating for 8 or one table of 8
  • Concierge service
  • Premium wines
  • 15 one-day Garden guest passes
  • Private chef demo or tour of the culinary gardens for up to 10 guests
  • Complimentary garden arrangement
  • Name or logo recognition on event invitation, program and signage
  • Clickable logo link on event web page
  • 2 dedicated social media recognitions throughout the year
  • Invitation to the annual donor reception

Hydrangea - $10,000

Unmistakable and resolved, the magical hydrangea symbolizes perseverance.

  • Reserved table for 8
  • Concierge service
  • Premium wines
  • 10 one-day Garden guest passes
  • Complimentary garden arrangement
  • Name or logo recognition on event invitation, program, and signage
  • Clickable logo link on event web page
  • Invitation to the annual donor reception

Peace Lily - $5,000

A wonderful springtime flower, this bright and glorious beauty represents rebirth and renewal.

  • Reserved table for 8
  • 5 one-day Garden guest passes
  • Name or logo recognition on event invitation, program, and signage
  • Complimentary garden arrangement
  • Clickable logo link on event web page
  • Invitation to the annual donor reception

Fuchsia Red - $3,500

A symbol of elegance, good taste, confiding love and amiability.

A symbol of elegance, good taste, confiding love and amiability.

  • Reserved table for 8
  • Listing in program and event signage
  • Complimentary garden arrangement
  • Invitation to the annual donor reception

Cosmos Gala-to-Go only - $3,000

The flower of peace and tranquility.

  • Gala-to-Go available for pick-up at the Botanical Garden
  • Dinner for 8
  • Wine and cocktail kit
  • Invitation to the annual donor reception
  • Complimentary floral arrangement

Underwriting Opportunities

All Underwriters Receive:

  • Recognition on the invitation and program
  • Recognition on event signage
  • Recognition during event presentation
  • Recognition on event website
  • Invitation to the annual donor reception

Rentals - $15,000

Benefits above plus clickable logo on event website, 6 tickets to the event, and special signage.

Cocktail Reception - $10,000

Plus clickable logo on event website, 4 tickets to the event, and signage at each of the bars.

Invitations - $7,500

Plus clickable logo on event website, 2 tickets to the event, and special recognition on the invitation.

Decorations - $6,000

Plus clickable logo on event website, 2 tickets to the event, and recognition on the event program.

Event Programs - $6,000

Plus clickable logo on event website, 2 tickets to the event, and special recognition on the event program.

Entertainment - $5,000

Plus clickable logo on event website, 2 tickets to the event, and recognition from the stage.

Centerpieces - $5,000

Plus clickable logo on event website, 2 tickets to the event, and recognition at each table.

Party Favors - $4,000

Plus clickable logo on event website, 2 tickets to the event, and recognition at each table.

After Party - $3,500

2 tickets to the event and recognition during the after party.

Jeff & Jana Galt

Gloria Galt Fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation

Judith N. Morton

Ann Griffith Ash

Cynthia & Forrest Miller

Susan & Larry Todd

Bette & Jack Vexler

Candace Andrews & Uwe Pontius

Margie & Mote Baird

Blumenthal Family

Dennis Quinn & Joan Cheever

Lou Celia & Don Frost

Karen & Jim Greenwood

William & Mary Heinrich

Anne & Jeff Rochelle

Herb & Paula Stumberg

Ruth Agather & Elise Boyan

Molly & Michael Amini

Argent Financial Group

Libba Barnes & Burkley Fitzsimons

Ken Batchelor Cadillac | UpMarket Furniture & Home Décor

Lauren & John Browning | Aida & Ed Snyder

Suzanne & Rick Cavender

Sarah & Jon Cochran

John & Anita Comander

San Antonio Department of Parks and Recreation

Dupré Financial Group

The Emergency Clinic by the Pearl | Michael & Doreen Magoon

The Gala Gals

Anne & Marco Gamboa

Magdalena & Raul Gaona, Jr., MD

Karen & Jim Greenwood

Tara & Jason Hoelscher

Coleman & Blakley Kneisley

Cally & Will Kothmann

M Capital Advisors

Mewborne Photography

Belinda & William Nixon | Courtney & John Beauchamp

Rainbow Gardens

San Antonio River Authority

Catharine & Jeff Vexler | Jordan Vexler Shannon & Albert Shannon

Alice Ball Strunk | Devils River Conservancy

John & Alice Troy | Ed & Trudy Moore | Marline & Clint Lawson

Ellis | Vaughan

Weddle Gilmore Architects

Warren & Julie Wilkinson

Julie & Peter Zacher

Elise Boyan | Ruth Agather

 

 

 

McGuire Family Foundation

Laurie White

John Newman Family Charitable Trust of the San Antonio Area Foundation

Mr. & Mrs. Robert R. Lende
The Helen K. Groves Fund in honor of Claire Alexander
Chris & Stephanie Wilde
Penelope Speier & Sonny Collins
Robin & Mark Howard

Raffle Information & Tickets

We invite you to participate in the Splendor in the Garden Raffle and support education and programming at the Botanical Garden.

  • Raffle tickets are $100 each, with no limits! Need not be present to win.
  • You may purchase tickets online or in-person until 9:00 pm on September 23, 2021.
  • There will be one winner per raffle package.
  • Winning tickets will be drawn at 9:30 pm on the evening of Splendor in the Garden, Thursday, September 23, 2021.
  • Winners will be notified via email and may pick up their prizes at the raffle table at 10:00 pm.
  • Winners that are not present will be contacted the following day with pick-up and delivery options.

Prizes

1. Private Dinner for 30 from Don Strange Catering
2. Cocktails and Cooking in the Culinary Garden for 25 Guests
3. Riverwalk Weekend SA-cation
   a. Two Night stay at Hotel Valencia, Dinner at Zinc and Boudro’s, and more!
4. Local Favorites – Best of San Antonio – Shopping, Cuisine & More!
 

Raffle Information & Tickets

We invite you to participate in the Splendor in the Garden Raffle and support education and programming at the Botanical Garden.

Raffle tickets are $100 each, with no limits! Need not be present to win.
You may purchase tickets online or in-person until 8:30 pm on September 23, 2021. There will be one winner per raffle package.
Winning tickets will be drawn at 9:30 pm on the evening of Splendor in the Garden, Thursday, September 23, 2021.
Winners will be notified via email and may pick up their prizes at the raffle table at 10:00 pm.
Winners that are not present will be contacted the following day with pick-up and delivery options.

Prizes

1. Private Dinner for 30 from Don Strange Catering
2. Cocktails and Cooking in the Culinary Garden for 25 Guests
3. Riverwalk Weekend SA-cation
a. Two Night stay at Hotel Valencia, Dinner at Zinc and Boudro’s, and more!
4. Local Favorites – Best of San Antonio – Shopping, Cuisine & More!
a. Gift Cards from Hiatus, Satel’s, Citrine Home, Paloma Blanca, Gruene Historic District, Josephine Street, Down on Grayson, Paesano’s, Skin Rejuvenation Clinique, Meadow, and more!
5. Tornasol Botanical Frida Sculpture by Paul Zarkin