Please note: Earth Goddess and Shaggy Dog are currently undergoing renovation to replace their soil and plants. They will be returning with the Imaginary Worlds exhibition in May 2018.
Tuesday - Sunday, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
May - October
Tuesday - Sunday, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Thursdays 9 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
November 1 - November 9
Tuesday - Sunday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Garden Lights, Holiday Nights
November 17, 2018 - January 13, 2019
Monday - Sunday, 5 - 11 p.m.
(Daytime hours: Tuesday - Sunday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Closed Mondays and in the daytime on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
The Garden is also open the following Mondays in 2018:
|MLK Day, January 15||9 a.m. - 5 p.m.|
|Presidents Day, February 19||9 a.m. - 5 p.m.|
|APS Spring Break, April 2||9 a.m. - 7 p.m.|
|Memorial Day, May 28||9 a.m. - 7 p.m.|
|Labor Day, September 3||9 a.m. - 7 p.m.|
|Columbus Day, October 8||9 a.m. - 7 p.m.|
|APS Fall Break, November 19||9 a.m. - 4 p.m., 5 - 11 p.m.|
|Christmas Eve, December 24||9 a.m. - 4 p.m., 5 - 11 p.m.|
|New Year's Eve, December 31||9 a.m. - 4 p.m., 5 - 11 p.m.|
In Atlanta, enjoy a Garden inspired menu from the team of Chef Jason Paolini at Longleaf restaurant. Light snacks and refreshments are also available seasonally. Outside food and beverage are not permitted. During daytime hours, Garden admission is required for Non-Members. During Garden Lights, Holiday Nights, Garden admission is required for both Members and Non-Members.
The Atlanta Botanical Garden is located adjacent to Piedmont Park at 1345 Piedmont Avenue, Atlanta, GA, 30309.
For traffic information and alternate routes, click here.
On-site parking is available in the SAGE Parking Facility:
|Drop-off period (0 - 30 minutes)||Free|
|31 - 60 minutes||$2.00|
|Each additional 30 minutes||$1.00|
|Maximum daily rate||$15.00|
Please note: During festivals and special events in Piedmont Park, the parking deck may temporarily fill. In the event that the parking deck is temporarily closed please look for legal street parking in the surrounding neighborhoods. Handicap, UBER, and Lyft drop off is still allowed.
MULTI-VISIT PARKING PASSES
Multi-visit parking passes may be purchased in the Garden Gift Shop for $6.00 and reloaded there as well. Newly purchased passes are valid on the day of purchase, with a trip being subtracted from the card upon exiting. However, existing parking passes must be re-loaded before the card reaches 0 uses; parking pass holders who enter the garage with 0 trips on their card will be required to pay for parking on that day, with the re-loaded card being valid on their next visit. The screen on the entrance machine will display the balance on the card upon swiping. A multi-visit parking pass does not guarantee a parking space.
|Number of Uses||Cost|
|5 uses (6 for Member)||$20.00|
|11 uses (13 for Member)||$40.00|
Atlanta is served by the MARTA transit system. Bus #27 stops at the main entrance at 1345 Piedmont Avenue, and Bus #27 may be boarded at either the Midtown or Lindbergh Center train stations.
April - October
Tuesday - Sunday
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
November - March
Tuesday - Sunday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The Garden will be open on Memorial Day from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Closed Mondays and on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
The Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville is located at 1911 Sweetbay Drive, Gainesville, GA 30501. The entrance is off 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.
Free onsite parking available.
To ensure a safe, enjoyable visit for all guests and to protect valuable plant collections, visitors must adhere to the following guidelines:
Visitors who do not comply with these guidelines may be asked to leave the Garden.
Photography & Filming
Guests are invited to take photographs and videos of the garden for personal use, however personal photo shoots, including engagement photos, wedding/bridal photos, and family portraits, using any professional equipment must be scheduled through the Special Events department in advance and require a fee. Please review the following policies:
The Garden is available for film, television, and commercial shoots of any size. The following brochure offers a sample of the many settings available and examples of previous productions:
Visitors grant permission to the Atlanta Botanical Garden to utilize their image, likeness, and/or sound recordings for the purpose whatsoever in perpetuity.
Visitors with Disabilities
Nearly all areas are accessible to visitors with wheelchairs and scooters. Wheelchairs and Electric Mobility Scooters are available for rent at the ticket window and are available on a first come, first serve basis and cannot be reserved. Wheelchairs are complimentary during your visit and Scooters are $25+tax for a 4-hour rental period. All Scooter rentals must be paid for with a credit card and a photo I.D. is required. Scooters may not be rented in inclement weather. Limited quantity available.
Interactive maps for enlargement are available online. Download the General Garden Map. For questions about accessibility, please call 404-876-5859.
The Garden is open rain or shine. Most gardens are located outside so dress appropriately for weather. There are indoor air conditioned and heated areas for visitors including the visitor center, restaurant and conservatory and orchid center. Refunds or rain checks on admission ticket purchases are not granted for weather related reasons.