Join or Renew Today and receive free admission all year-round while supporting South Coast Botanic Garden. Exciting membership benefits increase with each level!

All Members get discounts to special exhibits, events and programs year-round at the Garden, a subscription to our digital Member newsletter, plus a reciprocal Membership to more than 300 Gardens nationwide, including dozens of Gardens right here in California (please note, our sister Gardens, the LA Arboretum and Descanso Gardens are not included in your Garden Membership). Members also receive discounts at local nurseries.  

Membership pays for itself in as few as TWO visits!

Become a Member now and start receiving your benefits right away. Advanced free reservations will be activated immediately.

Membership Levels

Basic

$45/year

•  Unlimited FREE admission for ONE adult

100% Tax-Deductible

Join or Renew

Basic Plus

$65/year

• Unlimited FREE admission for TWO adults and your children and grandchildren under 18 (up to 4 children per visit)

100% Tax-Deductible

Join or Renew

Deluxe

$125/year

(best value)

All the benefits above, plus:

• Guest Access Card for an additional guest anytime, whether they are with you or not (perfect for out-of-town guests, a grandparent, friend, or the nanny!)

FREE plush toy or SCBG cooler bag

• FOUR guest passes ($60 value)

• Invitations to Deluxe Safari Adventures – special nature excursions designed for families

Join or Renew

Sustainer

$300/year

All the benefits above, plus:

• FOUR additional guest passes to share with friends and family (8 total, $120 value)

• A FREE Basic Plus Gift membership ($65 value)

• Invitation to participate in a field trip with Garden experts

• Invitation to the festive Winter Prelude holiday event

• A private walking tour with Garden Staff

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Supporter

$500/year

All the benefits above, plus:

• Invitation to our annual Spring Tea at the Garden

• A private golf cart tour of the Garden (not transferable)

• A personalized behind-the-scenes tour of our Propagation Workshop

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Garden Circle Membership Levels

Garden Circle

$1,000/year

(exclusive access)

All the benefits above, plus:

TWO FREE tickets to the adults-only Farm-to-Table Dinner

• A silent auction Basic Plus gift membership for a charity event of your choice

• Personalized concierge service with Garden staff

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Garden Circle Bronze

$2,000/year

All the benefits above, plus:

• Weekday, adults-only casual Lunch and Learn events

• Private consultation with a garden expert in your home garden

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Garden Circle Silver

$5,000/year

All the benefits above, plus:

• Recognition on our Annual Donor Wall in the Elaine Cornish Courtyard

• Invitation for a private lunch with the CEO

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Garden Circle Gold

$10,000/year

All the benefits above, plus:

• Private preview tour of special exhibits and plant sales before they are open to the general public

Private Picnic and Garden tour for up to 10 guests

• Invitation to lunch with the Board President

• Recognition as a Garden Circle Gold member on our Annual Donor Wall in the Elaine Cornish Courtyard

Join or Renew

Garden Circle Platinum

$25,000/year

All the benefits above, plus:

• 20 Guest Passes to the Garden

• A 25% discount on a special event rental in the Garden

• Recognition as a Garden Circle Platinum member on our Annual Donor Wall in the Elaine Cornish Courtyard

Join or Renew

Senior/Student/Teacher Memberships 

Basic $40*  |  Basic Plus $55* |  Deluxe $106* | Sustainer $255*

*Discounts available only after contacting Membership@scbgf.org with proof of age 65+ or student or teacher identification.

Digital Membership Cards

We’re going Green! Digital membership cards will start being issued February 1, 2021. More information here. A fee of $5 will be assessed for reprinting a lost or misplaced card. $7 for two cards.

* Passes are one-time use only and must be surrendered at the Guest Services Center.  Passes cannot be replaced if lost, misplaced or stolen.

Please contact membership@scbgf.org or call 424-452-0931 for questions on your membership.