Gainesville Location

Explore the new Garden in Gainesville!

April - October
Tuesday – Sunday
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

November - March
Tuesday - Sunday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Closed Mondays and on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.


Adult $8
Child 3-12 $5
Child under 3 Free
Garden Member Free

1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, Georgia 30501

The entrance is located on Cleveland Highway a 1/4 mile north of Limestone Parkway on what was formerly Lakehill Drive.

Please refer to the map below. GPS navigation and map applications have not updated their systems with the new address.


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Woven Whimsy: Stickworks by Patrick Dougherty

Artist Patrick Dougherty created one of his monumental sculptures this spring from wood, branches and twigs harvested on site, and visitors watched as his fascinating art was made.

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Concerts in the Garden

The 14th annual Concerts in the Garden summer series returns for a stellar season at the Ivester Amphitheater.

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Garden Open Memorial Day

Monday, May 30
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Enjoy a day strolling the gardens for Memorial Day!

Family Programs

The Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville offers a great variety of fun and educational programs.

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Private Rentals

In addition to beautiful new gardens, the Gainesville location offers a variety of options for private rentals. Say “I do” under a cathedral of trees with woodland blooms or host a party inside the striking event space overlooking a terrace pond.

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About Gainesville

The Gainesville location is a new destination for connecting with beauty and the natural world. Complete with a visitor center, outdoor gardens, a model train garden and an amphitheater, it is a cultural center for the community hosting exciting exhibitions, events, and educational programs.

The nationally recognized collections expand the horticultural palette of Atlanta Botanical Garden. The Garden has already developed a sophisticated horticultural operation and the largest conservation nursery in the Southeast on the property. Endangered plants are propagated on the site for the conservation program.

Smithgall Woodland Legacy

Located on land donated by Charles and Lessie Smithgall, the Garden is destined to be one of the largest and most diverse woodland gardens in the country. Ground was broken in April 2013 on the first phase.