Atlanta Botanical
Garden, Gainesville

The Garden is open Sunday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. (closed Mondays), Friday - Saturday, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. Timed tickets are required for all guests, including members.

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Safety Protocols

Masks are now required:

  • For all guests over 10 years of age
  • Outdoors, within six feet of another guest
  • Indoors, at all times

Timed Ticketing

For the safety of all guests, a limited number of visitors will be admitted every 15 minutes.

All visits must be reserved by purchasing a timed ticket(s) onlineMembers also must reserve their free-visit times. All visitors will receive a confirmation email. All tickets are non-refundable, but, in the event of inclement weather, may be refunded by emailing our admissions team.

Please arrive on time. If you arrive late you will be admitted only if capacity allows. ALL transactions at the Garden will be credit/debit ONLY.

Entry is not guaranteed to those who walk up and purchase/reserve tickets.

Safety Guidelines

  • All guests over the age of 2 must wear a mask or face covering indoors.


  • Guests are expected to follow health guidelines on social distancing, maintaining at least 6 feet apart at all times. Many pathways will be designated one-way traffic.


  • All Garden staff and volunteers will be wearing masks, and hand sanitation stations are located throughout the Garden.

Children's Garden Now Open!

The Ada Mae Pass Ivester Children’s Garden is open and blooming with new ways to play, learn and grow.

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Wine in the Woodlands

Join us every Friday and Saturday night for a new twist on Wine in the Woodlands. Stroll the Garden with drinks from the Garden bar, and enjoy pre-order dinners from 2 Dog Restaurant, available for delivery directly to the Garden.

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Plan Your Visit

Explore the Garden map, learn more about our offerings and get ready for an unforgettable day of outdoor fun.

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Private events at the Gainesville Garden

Weddings, business and social events, photoshoots, and more bloom all year in the Garden.

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Gainesville Events & Classes

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October 01 - November 03

Scarecrows in the Gainesville Garden


Enjoy kooky, creative scarecrows handcrafted by businesses, individuals, schools...

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October 06 - November 01

Pumpkin Scavenger Hunts


Explore Scarecrows in the Garden and go on a pumpkin hunt looking for festive pu...

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October 29

Family-Led Fun


Can you find all twelve nature items as you explore the Garden? Enjoy Family-Led...

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October 30

Fairyland Trolley


Choo choo! All aboard for model-train trolley fun in the Gainesville Garden.

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