Gainesville Garden

Explore the Garden in Gainesville.

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

November - March
Tuesday - Sunday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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

PHONE NUMBER
404-888-4760

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

ADDRESS
1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, Georgia 30501

DIRECTIONS
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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Imaginary Worlds: Ogre and Friends

Imaginary Worlds returns this spring to the Gainesville Garden with a collection of all new giant living plant sculptures sure to bring a smile as they take visitors on a fantasy journey. These living sculptures will include a friendly ogre, panda bears, and a trio of frogs.

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Concerts in the Gainesville Garden

Concerts in the Garden celebrates another stellar season at the Ivester Amphitheater in Gainesville. Kick back under the stars for a series of great shows.

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Wine in the Woodlands

Enjoy the tranquility of the Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville while sipping a glass of wine. This year, Wine in the Woodlands will be celebrating a different group of valued community members each month with half priced admission.

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Member Day Gainesville

Join us for a Saturday afternoon filled with family fun activities! Visit your favorite Imaginary Worlds: Ogre and Friends character and enjoy light complimentary refreshments.

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Summer Strings

Supporting level members and above are cordially invited to a special evening on the Terrace at Gainesville. Sway to the sounds of musical trio Luna Strings and dine on delicious hors d’oeuvres while enjoying the sunset in this captivating woodland setting.

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Adult Classes

Adult classes are available in Gainesville. Learn about Tai Chi, painting, propagation, and more!

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Family Programs

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

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Private Rentals

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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Contact the Private Events team for more information or to schedule a visit:
404-888-4762
mrichards2@atlantabg.org

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.