Atlanta Botanical
Garden, Gainesville

The Garden is open Tuesday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Last entry at 5 p.m.), Saturday, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. (Last entry at 6:45 p.m.) and Sunday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Last entry at 5 p.m.) Timed tickets are required for non-members.

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Timed Ticketing

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

Non-member visits must be reserved by purchasing a timed ticket(s) online.  Purchasers 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

  • In accordance with CDC guidelines face coverings are recommended in the Visitor Center, including Gift Shop and restrooms, for all guests over age 2. 

     

  • Guests are expected to follow health guidelines on social distancing, maintaining at least 6 feet apart at all times. 

 

  • Hand sanitation stations are located throughout the Garden.

Cocktails in the Garden Gainesville

Join us Saturday evenings for specialty mixed drinks, wine and beer as you enjoy the Gainesville Garden.

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Wings of Wonder: Towering Works of Nature

Known as The Myth Makers, Massachusetts-based artists Donna Dodson and Andy Moerlein are inspired by events in the natural world and the mysterious nature of animals. Now on view through Oct. 31.

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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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Scarecrows in the Gainesville Garden

Now in its fourth year, Scarecrows in the Gainesville Garden stuffs the woodlands with creations by local artists, crafters, youth groups and more.

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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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March 27 - October 31

Wings of Wonder: Towering Works of Nature

Gainesville

Big birds are flocking to the Gainesville garden this spring for Wings of Wonder...

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September 28 - October 31

Scarecrows in the Gainesville Garden

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

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September 28 - October 07

Gainesville Garden Virtual Fall Plant Sale

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The Gainesville Garden is offering some of its favorites during its virtual Fall...

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September 29

Story Time & Smiles

Gainesville

Listen to stories about bees, flowers, butterflies and other garden friends.

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