Plan Your Visit
Tuesday - Sunday
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Closed during the day on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day, but open nightly for Garden Lights, Holiday Nights, 5 - 11 p.m.
Garden Lights, Holiday Nights returns with new features and crowd favorites – including the larger-than-life plant giants of Imaginary Worlds wrapped in light, new Skylights displays in the Skyline Garden, and new music and motion for last year’s buzz-worthy spectacle, Nature’s Wonders.
You’ll always discover something new with the many events, exhibitions, and classes on the horizon.VIEW Calendar
Garden Lights, Holiday Nights
The eighth annual electrical extravaganza – Atlanta's favorite holiday tradition...
G scale choo-choo trains and a holiday trolley chug along seven tracks on this w...
Discover world renown Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama's Narcissus Garden art instal...
at a Glance
Take a look around before your visit. Use our interactive map to explore the many unique spaces found throughout the Garden.
be Your Guide
Whether on a family adventure, or an afternoon stroll on your own, let us help you customize your Garden experience.
to the Garden
1345 Piedmont Avenue,
Atlanta, GA 30309
The Atlanta Botanical Garden is located adjacent to Piedmont Park in Midtown.
Atlanta is served by the MARTA transit system. Bus #27 stops at the Piedmont Avenue entrance. Bus #27 may be boarded at the Arts Center or Lenox train stations.
at the Garden
On-site parking is available in the SAGE Parking Facility for Garden guests on Levels 4, 5 and 6 via Piedmont Avenue entrance. Park visitors use Levels 1, 2 and 3 via Monroe Drive entrance.
Drop-off period (0 – 30 minutes) ….. Free
31-60 minutes ………………………. $2
Each additional 30 minutes ……….. $1
Maximum Daily Rate ……………….. $15
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 may be asked to leave.
- Nicotine products of any kind, including vapes
- Outside food or beverages
- Alcohol, fire arms, portable music players
- Sports balls of any kind
- Bicycles, rollerblades, scooters, remote controlled vehicles
(adult-controlled strollers and wagons are permitted)
- Do not remove or collect flowers or plant material.
- Stay on designated pathways at all times.
- Children should be supervised at all times.
- Climbing, running and sports/athletic games are prohibited.
- Visitors are welcome to take photos and videos for personal use.
- All professional photographic sessions must have an appointment, pay a fee in advance and abide by the (Garden photography policy).
- Do not wade or swim in ponds or fountains.
- Pets are not allowed in the Garden. Service animals are permitted.
The Garden is a family-friendly environment. Appropriate attire is required on all guests at all times including shirts/tops, pants/slacks and shoes. Children only may wear swim suits in the Children’s Garden play fountain. Adults may not wear revealing clothing such as lingerie, bathing suits or cut-offs.
|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 16|
|Tuesday – Sunday||9 a.m. – 5 p.m.|
|November 17 – January 6|
|Tuesday – Sunday||9 a.m. – 4 p.m.|
|Garden Lights, Holiday Nights|
|Nightly, November 17 – January 6||5 p.m. – 11 p.m.|
The Garden is open the following annual events and holidays:
|Martin Luther King, Jr. Day||9 a.m. – 5 p.m.|
|Presidents Day||9 a.m. – 5 p.m.|
|APS Spring Break||9 a.m. – 7 p.m.|
|Memorial Day||9 a.m. – 7 p.m.|
|Labor Day||9 a.m. – 7 p.m.|
|Columbus Day||9 a.m. – 7 p.m.|
|APS Fall Break||9 a.m. – 4 p.m.|
|Christmas Eve||9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
5 p.m. – 11 p.m.
|New Year’s Eve||9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
5 p.m. – 11 p.m.
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 Private 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:
Guests grant permission to the Atlanta Botanical Garden to utilize their image, likeness and/or sound recordings for the purpose whatsoever in perpetuity.
Guests with Disabilities
Nearly all areas are accessible to guests with wheelchairs and scooters. Wheelchairs and electric mobility scooters are available for rent at Garden Admissions 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.
Download the Garden Map to enlarge digitally. For questions about accessibility, please call 404-876-5859.
The Garden is open rain or shine. Most display garden are outside, so dress appropriately for weather. There are indoor air conditioned and heated areas for guests including the Hardin Visitor Center, Longleaf restaurant and the Fuqua Conservatory and Orchid Center. Refunds or rain checks on admission ticket purchases are not granted for weather-related reasons.
In the event of inclement weather that forces closure for safety reasons, the Garden will post on all its social media channels.