Concerts
in the Garden

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

Atlanta Lineup

Mandolin Orange w/ Courtney Marie Andrews

Friday, June 28
$37.50 (Member $35.50)
Show starts at 8 p.m.
Gates open at 7 p.m. (Platinum: 6:30 p.m.)


The Wood Brothers w/ Brent Cobb

Wednesday, July 10
$41.50 (Member $39.50)
Show starts at 7:30 p.m.
Gates open at 6:30 p.m. (Platinum: 6 p.m.)


John Butler Trio w/Trevor Hall

Friday, July 26
$64.50 (Member $62.50)
VIP Meet & Greet Experience Upgrade Available
Show starts at 7:30 p.m.
Gates open at 6:30 p.m. (Platinum: 6 p.m.)


Toad the Wet Sprocket/Big Head Todd & The Monsters

Friday, August 16
$56.50 (Member $54.50)
Show starts at 8 p.m.
Gates open at 7 p.m. (Platinum: 6:30 p.m.)


Melissa Etheridge

Saturday, August 17
$63 (Member $61)
Show starts at 7:30 p.m.
Gates open at 6:30 p.m. (Platinum: 6 p.m.)

More acts to be announced. Follow the Garden on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter for updates.

 

Gainesville Lineup

Corey Smith w/ The Josephines

Saturday, July 27
$41.50 (Member $39.50)
Show starts at 8 p.m.
Gates open at 5:30 p.m. (Platinum: 5 p.m.)

 

Marc Broussard/The Mavericks

Sunday, August 25
$56.50 (Member $54.50)
Show starts at 7 p.m.
Gates open at 4:30 p.m. (Platinum: 4 p.m.)

More acts to be announced. Follow the Gainesville Garden on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter for updates.

Tickets

Purchase tickets online or in person at Garden Admissions. Garden Members present membership card at Admissions or enter member number online to receive the discount. Look up your member number here. Donor level Garden members and above may also call 404-591-1539 for Platinum Tickets. Sales tax and transaction fee not included. The Garden is the only official sales venue for Concerts in the Garden tickets.

Non-Member Tickets

Member Tickets

Platinum Member Tickets


Platinum Benefits

Donor Members and above enjoy these benefits at Concerts in the Garden.

In Atlanta: Exclusive early entrance through the Hardin Visitor Center, reserved parking space through 8 p.m., and concierge service for any pre-ordered food

In Gainesville: Exclusive early entrance and concierge service for any pre-ordered food

Not a Donor? Join or upgrade here.


Pre-order Meals

Atlanta: Pre-order meals are available from Longleaf.

Gainesville: Pre-order meals are available from Talk of the Town.


Arriving via rideshare makes Concerts in the Garden even better. At the drive-in entrance gates, all visitors who arrive at Concerts in the Garden in Atlanta via Uber, Lyft, or other rideshare app, will receive a card that entitles its holder to special entry at the green carpet by the Mershon Hall General Admission entrance at 7 p.m. and a complimentary bottled water. Valid for Atlanta shows only.


Know Before You Go:
Quick Hits

Firearms, photography, outside food and drinks, and tobacco or smoking of any kind are strictly prohibited.

Showtimes: Atlanta gates open one hour before showtime. Gainesville gates open two hours and 30 minutes before showtime. Platinum ticket holders may enter 30 minutes before General Admission at both locations.

Weather: All shows are rain or shine. Umbrellas are permitted at user’s own risk. Every effort is made to continue with the show during rain. No refunds are issued in the event that extreme weather causes a cancellation. Check the Garden’s homepage for up-to-the-minute information on the night of a performance.

Parking: Atlanta offers extremely limited $10 on-site parking ($5 for 4 or more people per vehicle) in the SAGE Parking Facility on a first-come, first-serve basis. Multi-Visit SAGE Parking Passes are valid on concert nights. Please consider alternative means of transportation. Atlanta also offers ZOOM & BLOOMArriving via rideshare makes Concerts in the Garden even better. At the drive-in entrance gates, all visitors who arrive at Concerts in the Garden in Atlanta via Uber, Lyft, or other rideshare app, will receive a card that entitles its holder to special entry at the green carpet by the Mershon Hall General Admission entrance at 7 p.m. and a complimentary bottled water. Gainesville offers no on-site parking. Park and shuttle from Lakeview Academy (796 Lakeview Dr. Gainesville, GA 30501). Shuttles begin departing just before gates open, three hours before showtime. You may also park and walk from Liberty Utilities (1764 Cleveland Highway).

Seating: In Atlanta, all tickets are general admission on the Great Lawn in Atlanta. Blankets are welcome. For the enjoyment of all, lawn chairs must have low backs (below the neck) and legs shorter than 10 inches (a basketball can’t roll under). Lawn chair restrictions will be strictly enforced. The Great Lawn is wheelchair accessible. In Gainesville, all tickets are general admission in the Ivester Amphitheater in Gainesville. Blankets are welcome. Low beach chairs are preferred, taller chairs are permitted if needed for mobility reasons and will be restricted to designated areas. The Garden kindly asks that all concert attendees be courteous to guests sitting around you. If you plan to stand or dance while the audience remains seated, please do so near the edges of the Great Lawn as to not block the view of others.  

Security: For your own safety, firearms are not allowed in the Garden in Atlanta or Gainesville, so please allow time for entering because all bags will be checked thoroughly by security. 

Kids and Pets: Children ages two or younger receive free admission. All others require a ticket. The only pets allowed on Garden grounds are special-assist animals.

 

Know Before You Go

Showtimes

Atlanta
Gates open one hour before showtime. Platinum ticket holders may enter 30 minutes before General Admission. 

Gainesville
Gates open two hours and 30 minutes before showtime. Platinum ticket holders may enter 30 minutes before General Admission.

Weather

Atlanta & Gainesville
All shows are rain or shine. Umbrellas are permitted at user’s own risk. Every effort is made to continue with the show during rain. No refunds are issued in the event that extreme weather causes a cancellation. Check the Garden’s homepage for up-to-the-minute information on the night of a performance.

Parking

Atlanta
Extremely limited $10 on-site parking ($5 for 4 or more people per vehicle) is available in the SAGE Parking Facility on a first-come, first-serve basis. Multi-Visit SAGE Parking Passes are valid on concert nights. Please consider alternative means of transportation.

Atlanta also offers ZOOM & BLOOMArriving via rideshare makes Concerts in the Garden even better. At the drive-in entrance gates, all visitors who arrive at Concerts in the Garden in Atlanta via Uber, Lyft, or other rideshare app, will receive a card that entitles its holder to special entry at the green carpet by the Mershon Hall General Admission entrance at 7 p.m. and a complimentary bottled water.

Gainesville
There is no parking on site in Gainesville. Park and shuttle from Lakeview Academy (796 Lakeview Dr. Gainesville, GA 30501). Shuttles begin departing just before gates open, three hours before showtime. You may also park and walk from Liberty Utilities (1764 Cleveland Highway).

Seating & Security

Atlanta
All tickets are general admission on the Great Lawn in Atlanta. Blankets are welcome. For the enjoyment of all, lawn chairs must have low backs (below the neck) and legs shorter than 10 inches (a basketball can’t roll under). Lawn chair restrictions will be strictly enforced. The Great Lawn is wheelchair accessible. The Garden kindly asks that all concert attendees be courteous to guests sitting around you. If you plan to stand or dance while the audience remains seated, please do so near the edges of the Great Lawn as to not block the view of others.  

Gainesville
All tickets are general admission in the Ivester Amphitheater in Gainesville. Blankets are welcome. Low beach chairs are preferred, taller chairs are permitted if needed for mobility reasons and will be restricted to designated areas.

Security
For your own safety, firearms are not allowed in the Garden in Atlanta or Gainesville, so please allow time for entering because all bags will be checked thoroughly by security. 

Food & Beverage

Atlanta
Outside food, beverages and coolers are NOT permitted. Pre-order meals from Longleaf are available. Empty water bottles are permissible and refillable at the Garden’s water stations. Beer, wine, soft drinks, bottled water and a limited food menu are available for purchase onsite. Please note: Longleaf will not be open for dinner on concert nights. The Quick Café and the Snack Bar will be open.

Gainesville
Outside food, beverages and coolers are NOT permitted. Beer, wine, beverages and limited snacks will be available for purchase. Pre-order meals from Talk of the Town are available.

Will-call

Atlanta
Tickets purchased online may be picked up at will-call. Will-call is located at Garden Admissions in Atlanta. For 8 p.m. shows, will-call is available 6 – 9 p.m. For 7 p.m. shows, it’s available 5 – 8 p.m. Be ready with a photo ID, the card used to purchase the tickets and the order number.

Gainesville
Will-call is not offered in Gainesville. Tickets purchased online must be printed at home, or pulled up on a mobile device.

Children & Pets

Atlanta & Gainesville
Children ages two or younger receive free admission. All others require a ticket. Please use your best judgment when bringing a child to a concert; sound levels may be too much for tiny ears. Consider the experience for those around you. The only pets allowed on Garden grounds are special-assist animals.

Directions

Atlanta
The Atlanta Botanical Garden is located adjacent to Piedmont Park at 1345 Piedmont Avenue, Atlanta, GA, 30309. 

Gainesville
The Atlanta Botanical Garden Gainesville is located at 1911 Sweetbay Dr., Gainesville, GA 30501.

Smoking

Atlanta & Gainesville
The Garden is a nicotine-free environment. Cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, cigars, chewable tobacco and similar products are not allowed on Garden property including all grounds, buildings, restrooms and parking areas.

Photography

Atlanta & Gainesville
At the request of the artists, photography is not allowed during any concert at the Garden. Please leave your camera at home. The Garden is not responsible for any stored or confiscated photo equipment.