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

Membership pays for itself in as few as TWO visits!

ASSURANCE FOR OUR MEMBERS:
In the event that the garden is required to temporarily close,
we will extend the length of your membership.

Members are REQUIRED to make an advance reservation before visiting the Garden. 

If you are not yet a member, please purchase your membership below and bring a digital copy of your confirmation with you to the Garden — this will suffice as your reservation for the day of your purchase.

If you are already a Member, click here to make an advance reservation and select your visitor session.

Basic

$45/ YEAR
  • FREE admission for ONE adult with Members Express Entry • Reciprocal membership at over 300 gardens nationwide (excludes Descanso Gardens and the LA Arboretum) • Discounts on garden purchases, Family Movie Night, educational programs, classes, with local retailers, and more • FREE admission to Member Preview Days, Quarterly Member Walks and Member Appreciation Day • Our Quarterly Print Newsletter • Tax Deductible amount: $45

Basic Plus

$65/ YEAR
  • All the benefits of Basic Membership plus: FREE admission for TWO adults • FREE admission your children and grandchildren under 18 • Tax Deductible amount: $65

Deluxe

$125/ YEAR (BEST VALUE)
  • All the benefits of Basic Plus Membership plus: Guest Access Card – Invite an additional guest anytime, whether they are with you or not • FREE plush toy and a tote bag • FOUR one-time use guest passes ($60 value) • Unlimited FREE Tram Tours • Invitations to TWO Deluxe Safari Adventures, special nature excursions designed for families • Certificate for one FREE plant from SCBG propagation • Tax Deductible amount: $76

Sustainer

$300/ YEAR
  • All the benefits of Deluxe Membership plus: FOUR additional guest passes (8 total) to share with friends and family ($120 value) • FOUR additional tram passes to share • Invitation to participate in a field trip with Garden experts • Invitation to the festive Hot Toddies and Carolers winter event • One private walking tour with Garden Staff • A FREE Family Gift membership • Tax Deductible amount: $221

Supporter

$500/ YEAR
  • All the benefits of Sustainer Membership plus: Invitation to a family-friendly Member VIP Event annually (Spring Tea at the Garden) • A private golf cart tour of the Garden (not transferrable) • A personalized behind the scenes tour of our Propagation Workshop • Tax Deductible amount: $401

Garden Circle

$1,000/ YEAR
  • All the benefits of Supporter Membership plus: TWO FREE tickets to the adults only Farm to Table Dinner • A silent auction gift package for use at a charitable event of your choice • Personalized concierge service with our Membership program coordinator • FREE Garden Picnic Blanket, Wine Glass or Hat • Tax Deductible amount: $826

Garden Circle Bronze

$2,000/ YEAR
  • All the benefits of Garden Circle Membership plus: Weekday, adults-only, casual Lunch and Learn events • Invitation to an adults-only craft cocktail and herb garden event with the CEO and other Garden experts • Invitation for a private lunch with the CEO • Private consultation with Garden expert in your home garden • Tax Deductible amount: $1,731

Garden Circle Silver

$5,000/ YEAR
  • All the benefits of Garden Circle Bronze Membership plus: Invitation to an adults-only event in the home of a Garden donor or Trustee • Garden Circle Charm Bracelet with charms gifted for Garden milestones • Recognition on our new Annual Donor Wall in the Elaine Cornish Courtyard • Tax Deductible amount: $4,291

Garden Circle Gold

$10,000/ YEAR
  • All the benefits of Garden Circle Silver Membership plus: Private preview tour of special exhibits and plant sales before they are open to the general public • Invitation to lunch with the Board President • We will make personal arrangements for enhancing your child or grandchild’s school visit to the Garden • Recognition as a Garden Circle Gold member on our new Annual Donor Wall in the Elaine Cornish Courtyard

Garden Circle Platinum

$25,000/ YEAR
  • All the benefits of Garden Circle Gold Membership 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 new Annual Donor Wall in the Elaine Cornish Courtyard

Students, Teachers, Seniors

SAVE!
  • Discounted pricing is available for students, teachers and seniors. (*Proof of eligibility required)

Reciprocal Memberships

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  • Membership includes FREE admission to 200 Gardens nationwide plus an additional 28 California gardens

* Please show current membership card at the admission window.  Beginning January 1, 2013 a fee of $3 will be assessed for reprinting a lost or misplaced membership card.  $5 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.