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LAF 34th Annual Benefit

Courtyard of The Prado at night


Join the Landscape Architecture Foundation, top designers, and leaders from practice, academia, and industry for a festive evening at our historic venue, The Prado at Balboa Park.

Catch up with friends old and new while enjoying the renovated House of Hospitality with its Spanish Colonial Revival architecture, grand ballroom, charming central courtyard, and lush gardens. The benefit will recognize the exceptional students named as 2019 LAF Olmsted Scholars and showcase the recipients of the $25,000 LAF Fellowship for Innovation and Leadership and their transformative projects.

Tickets include fine local food and an open bar with all proceeds supporting LAF research, scholarships, and leadership programs. 


Friday, November 15, 2019
7:00 - 10:30 pm PST


The Prado at Balboa Park
1549 El Prado, San Diego, California

This event is held in conjunction with the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) 2019 Conference on Landscape Architecture.


Purchase Tickets

Ticket Options: Advance Rate ends November 1

Don your cocktail attire and join us for a festive evening! All tickets include fine local food and an open bar. 

Early bird (by Aug 2): $195 
Advance rate (by Nov 1): $220
On-site rate (after Nov 15): $260
Nonprofit/academic rate: $140
Student rate: $75

Proceeds support LAF research, scholarships, and leadership initiatives.

A group of 2017 LAF Annual Benefit attendees

Thank you to our Annual Benefit sponsors!

The support of our sponsors ensures that all proceeds from ticket sales go directly toward LAF research, scholarships, and leadership initiatives.

LAF is honored to have IRONSMITH and SiteOne Landscape Supply as the Annual Benefit’s Lead Sponsors.

IRONSMITH logo SiteOne Landscape Supply


LAF Annual Benefit Sponsors

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Interested in sponsorship?

For information on becoming a sponsor of the LAF Annual Benefit, contact Christina Sanders at csanders [at] or 202.331.7070x13.

LAF is grateful to the many individuals and organizations that provide financial support towards fulfilling our mission to support the preservation, improvement, and enhancement of the environment.

Much of what LAF is able to accomplish would not be possible without the thought leadership and financial investment of our major supporters, including ASLA, which provides over $125,000 of in-kind support annually.