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The mission of the Atlanta Botanical Garden is to develop and maintain plant collections for display, education, research, conservation and enjoyment.

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The Garden welcomes the opportunity to serve your print and video needs, whether they are commercial or editorial.

For rates, guidelines and scheduling, please contact Danny Flanders, Public Relations and Marketing Manager. or 404-591-1550.

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Garden Lights, Holiday Nights

Timed tickets go on sale September 29 for Garden Lights, Holiday Nights presented by Invesco QQQ, Atlanta’s favorite seasonal tradition.

Because capacity is limited for the 13th annual show, presented nightly November 18 –January 14, to allow for a safe, socially-distanced experience, tickets are expected to sell fast.

Garden Lights has many times been voted Atlanta’s Best Holiday Event by readers of the AJC.

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Garden Expansion

The Garden plans to expand to the north by nearly 8 acres along Piedmont Avenue, placing it contiguous with the Atlanta Beltline. The addition would make the Garden the city’s first cultural institution directly accessible from the popular 22-mile loop.

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General Garden Information

Renowned plant collections, beautiful displays and spectacular exhibitions make the Atlanta Botanical Garden the loveliest place in the city to visit. An urban oasis in the heart of Midtown, the Garden includes 30 acres of outdoor gardens, an award-winning Children’s Garden, the serene Storza Woods highlighted by a unique Canopy Walk, and the innovative Edible Garden and Outdoor Kitchen.

Indoors, the Fuqua Conservatory is an organic biosphere and home to important collections of tropical and desert plants, and the Fuqua Orchid Center houses the foremost collection of species orchids in the United States. Efforts by staff of the Southeastern Center for Conservation include the preservation of wetlands and carnivorous plant bogs across the Southeast as well as the protection of endangered species of amphibians from around the world. An abundant amount of activities and programs are available in the Garden throughout the year, including popular annual happenings such as Concerts in the Garden, Cocktails in the Garden, Orchid Daze and Garden Lights, Holiday Nights.

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Gainesville Garden Information

The Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville, opened in May 2015, celebrates years of planning and development of one of North Georgia’s most beautiful landscapes aimed at connecting visitors with both the natural word and cultural amenities.

The $21 million initial phase of the garden, developed on 185 acres given to the Atlanta Botanical Garden in 2002 by Gainesville philanthropists Charles and Lessie Smithgall, includes a contemporary visitor center, 2000-seat amphitheater, a model train garden, five acres of display gardens featuring nationally recognized plant collections, an interactive children’s garden and a native plant conservation nursery.  

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