Events & Classes

Summer Party

Loading Events
Back to Events & Classes

July 22 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$35 – $150

Summer Party


July 22
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$35 – $150
Event Categories:
, , , , ,


Atlanta Botanical Garden
1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Escape the everyday and step into an enchanted evening at the Garden’s Summer Party, where magical stories of legends and lore will mystify you, capture your imagination and enrich your life through art and beauty. We will spend the evening celebrating the timelessness of the stories of goddesses, trolls, fairies and magic!

Adults and children will be utterly delighted by the entertainment on this fantastical night. Come bathe in the sounds of live music in the forest from fanciful to soulful and dance the night away on the Great Lawn. Unleash your imagination with live painting, chef demonstrations, garden art, and new dance moves! 

Complimentary daytime admission for members and guest passes are not accepted at this special event. Families welcome. 

Schedule: Saturday, July 22, 5:30 – 9 p.m. (Early access starting at 5 p.m. for VIP.)

Tickets Available June 1

About the Event

  • Presiding gracefully at the edge of the Garden’s old-growth forest is the most enchanting lady in the city, Earth Goddess. We are celebrating her 10th birthday with a legendary party! Artist Trahern Cook captures the moment in his live painting of the festivities.
  • VIP Guests have exclusive access to the garden from 5 – 5:30pm. Upon arrival, they are greeted with a specialty drink and have photos made at the life-size Fairy Door.
  • Summer Party is for everyone and children will embrace the magic as they play in the garden dressed as princesses, fairies and other magical characters! Kids learn how to attract fairies to their home garden using upcycled items and create houses to take home.
  • Christy Griner Hulsey of Colonial House of Flowers fascinates with her make-and-take garden creations.
  • Join a Walking Tour in search of plants with legendary names and the story of how they got them!
  • Party in Storza Woods to the electro-funk DJ sounds of Amp’d Entertainment and dance the night away on the Great Lawn to the best dance tunes provided by the Infinity Show Band and learn some new moves with Double Dutch Aerobics!
  • Our VIP guests enjoy a fanciful evening of decadent treats and whimsical bites provided by Bold Catering in a vibrant VIP Lounge.
  • Chef Pano Karatassos, Executive Chef of Kyma, Buckhead Life Restaurant Group, shares his family’s legacy on Atlanta’s culinary scene and presents a special demonstration in the Outdoor Kitchen.
  • Whimsical and magical performing acts by LED Experience Design roam throughout the evening. Guests can cool down in the Day Hall Cool Zone while enjoying a magic show by C. Magic Happen!
  • Cool down with friends in the elevated ale garden where we serve a variety of specialty beers and butter beer for the kids. Bars are located throughout the garden providing refreshing cocktails of legendary fame.
  • Find food available to satisfy the hungriest of ogres with handheld street food like meat and fruit kabobs available for purchase by Party Execs. Icy summer treats will douse your little dragon’s flame.
  • A private opportunity awaits our VIP guests who won’t have to kiss any frogs but they will be treated to a special “behind the scenes” tour of the new frog habitat.


General Admission
Member: $50, Non-Member: $55
Member Kid’s: $35, Non-Member Kid’s: $40

VIP Admission (limited tickets available)
Member: $145, Non-Member: $150 

  • No timed reservation required.
  • Early access starting at 5 p.m., with speciality drink upon arrival and photos at the Fairy Door.
  • Exclusive access to VIP Lounge.
  • Private tour of the new amphibian habitat.

Tickets Available June 1