Explore breathtaking botanical bliss at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens, located adjacent to Piedmont Park in Midtown.
Since the Garden opened more than 35 years ago, there's been more than 50 different updates, new exhibits and upgrades applied to the facility, making these gardens a must see for any family in Atlanta.
The Garden hosts renowned plant collections, beautiful displays, and spectacular exhibitions making the Atlanta Botanical Garden the loveliest place in town to visit or host an event in every season.
An urban oasis in Midtown, the Garden includes 30 acres of outdoor gardens, an award-winning Children's Garden, a one-of-a-kind Canopy Walk through Storza Woods, and the innovative Edible Garden featuring an Outdoor Demonstration Kitchen.
The Fuqua Conservatory is an organic biosphere and home to important collections of tropical palms and conifers; the Fuqua Orchid Center is home to the foremost collection of species orchids in the United States.
Conservation gardens and amphibian displays highlight the Garden's work with carnivorous plant bogs across the Southeast as well as endangered species of frogs from around the world.
An authentic Japanese garden dating back to the 1960s features a 300-year-old lantern, gurgling waterfall and a seasonal rotation of irises, azaleas and maples.
5 reasons to visit the Atlanta Botanical Garden
1. Garden Lights, Holiday Nights at Atlanta Botanical Garden lights the night with one million energy-efficient LED lights every holiday season.
2. Weekly shows and classes include Growing Edibles, Yoga in the Garden and so much more.
3. Inside the Fuqua Orchid Center, see a rare collection of high-elevation orchids never before grown in the Southeast.
4. Spend the day with your kids visiting the Children’s Garden, swimming in the Sunflower Fountain, exploring the Venus flytraps in the Soggy Bog, and learning about honeybees in the observation hive.
5. Walk through the treetops on the Kendeda Canopy Walk, learn about new plants in the Sheffield Botanical Library and discover seasonal edibles in the Edible Garden.
• Visit on a Thursday evening May through October until 10 p.m. for cocktails in the garden and a beautiful view of the Atlanta, GA skyline.
• The Atlanta Botanical Garden hosts concerts - check their website for the current schedule of events to see if one of your favorite artists is performing.
• Outside food, beverages and coolers are NOT permitted. ... Beer, wine, soft drinks, bottled water and a limited food menu are available for purchase onsite.