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Address: 80 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Phone Number: 650-324-5479
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Sunset Celebration Weekend

Sunset Magazine Celebration Weekend - what a great event! The grounds are beautiful with the blooming trees and plants, plus they were all marked for ease of the guest. It was a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Bend, Oregon

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Bend, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Sunset Magazine Celebration Weekend - what a great event! The grounds are beautiful with the blooming trees and plants, plus they were all marked for ease of the guest. It was a great place to see cooking demonstrations, meet Chef's and taste samples of great food. There were vendors offering travel and home and garden items. The Food trucks there... More 

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Redwood City, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This local gem was once a jewel of Menlo Park with the test gardens and yearly Open house. Unfortunately having recently sold out the lovely gardens and test kitchens will be plowed down to make space for housing.

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Fremont, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Loved their celebration weekends and sorry they have sold and closing but hopeful they will open up something else that will be just as much adventure to attend as these have been!

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California
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58 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The last of the annual outdoor fairs is over ... held in early June, 1915. So it up to you to move quickly to walk the gardens and see the fantastic fauna and floral. The latest trends are low water, bug free, chemical free, hi-bryd plant COMBINATIONS. These will provide greatly enhance your home, and equally reduce the costs of... More 

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Menlo Park, California
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This is the Sunset Magazine ourdoor farr that is held once a year. It is worth going to because it features all the best restaurant around the areas as well as places to go in California. You not only get good food, but you see how the magazine really works. It's a fun day for the whole family.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 335 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

My husband, 5 kids and I were lucky enough to be able to visit the Sunset Magazine display gardens and it was simply amazing. Huge diversity of plants and the garden design is inspiring!!! Definitely worth a visit. Check the website to make sure it is open for visits.

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Sunset Magazine is an amazing organization that focuses on the American West They publish a monthly magazine that covers best places to travel in the west, great recipes, home architecture, and gardens. We are subscribers and always look forward to receiving their monthly publication. They also publish many worthwhile books on same subjects (travel, food, gardens, etc.) Sunset also has... More 

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California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Large wooden doors entrance to the spacious reception area lead into an expanse of green lush lawn. This is a small garden with an ongoing test garden in the back with changing flowers and vegetables being grown and tested. Some of these display you will see in the Sunset Magazine.

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Menlo Park, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

The gardens are open during the week at no charge. I will be redoing my back yard and this was a great place to see plants and select the ones to include in my design. And love the serenity of the environment.

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Davis, CA
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21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Fun to visit and see all the plants. Very peaceful and quiet. There really isn't much more to see here other than the plants and be able to be in peace.

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Address: 80 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Phone Number: 650-324-5479
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Menlo Park

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