Photographs are allowed. Drones are not permitted at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia. Staff may photograph and/or video record event participants and visitors at programs, events and other activities to advance the mission of the State Botanical Garden of… Full story

Dogs are not allowed in the State Botanical Garden. Service animals are permitted.

The Winter WonderLights show trail is fully accessible for wheelchairs and strollers. The trail is about one-half mile and should take about an hour to complete.

Tickets are $15, plus taxes and vendor fees. Children ages 3 and younger will be admitted free of charge. Our Friends members will receive a 10 percent discount on ticket purchases. Groups of 20 people or more who purchase tickets… Full story

Yes. Each timed entry has a limited capacity, and tickets will only be sold in advance through the online vendor.

Tickets will be available online beginning in September 2023. Visit our website,, to purchase tickets.

The State Botanical Garden and grounds will close at 4 p.m. on nights when Winter WonderLights is scheduled. Day visitors must exit the grounds before returning to the light show at their scheduled time.

Free off-site parking will be provided at the UGA Soccer/Softball Complex, located at 2330 S. Milledge Ave. Athens, Ga. 30605. UGA Transportation and Parking Services will provide free shuttle service from those lots to the State Botanical Garden. The first… Full story

The State Botanical Garden is located at 2450 S. Milledge Ave. in Athens, Ga. The entrance is roughly a mile from the Athens-10 Loop, exit 6. Click Here for a link to google maps

You should arrive 20 minutes before your timed ticketed entrance. This will allow ample time to park and ride the shuttle to the State Botanical Garden.