Cocktails in the Garden


Mix and mingle at the most beautiful cocktail party in the city!

Enjoy specialty cocktails, live music, themed games and activities while exploring Imaginary Worlds at night during this after-hours social.

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Members FREE | Guest Passes Accepted | Cash Bars

Every Thursday
May - September
5:30 ­ - 9:30 p.m.

NEW! Zoom & Bloom Card


Use a rideshare app and save! At the drive-in entrance gates, all visitors who arrive at Cocktails in the Garden via Uber, Lyft, or other rideshare app, will receive a card that grants $5 off admission, plus priority entrance to the Garden and the bars. Just follow the green carpets to get your perks!

Not valid at Longleaf Restaurant. Discount and perks apply only to the night of your visit. May not be used at other Garden events or with other discounts or offers. No cash value.


Make waves with the larger-than-life Mermaid of Imaginary Worlds. Enjoy the featured cocktail, Splash and Sparkle, an enchanting concoction of Vodka, Midori infused with luster dust, a splash of pineapple and topped with prosecco.


Terrarium Bar
$7 members | $8 non-members | Debit/Credit Only
Bring the Garden home! Make your own hanging plant globe with kits of succulents, air plants, soil, sand, gravel, moss and seashells supplies provided by the Garden. First come, first serve in the Rose Garden.

Selfie Spot
Calling all kings and queens of the Garden Seas! Strike a pose with friends or take the perfect spring selfie with delightful props at the magnificent Mermaid. Share your shots with #atlantabg!

Live Music
Stumble upon roaming musicians throughout the Garden and get the party going with a live DJ in Skyline Garden.

Play giant Jenga, ladder ball and cornhole to your heart's content in Skyline Garden.

Dinner at Longleaf


Enjoy dinner in the beautiful Garden restaurant Longleaf during Cocktails in the Garden.

Reservations not required, but recommended.

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Science Café


The popular Science Café series also returns the last Thursday of each month. Expert speakers from around the region share their knowledge and drive discussions of hot conservation topics.

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