Atlanta Botanical Garden

1345 Piedmont Avenue NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30309

Garden Lights tickets on sale October 1!

Tickets go on sale October 1 for Garden Lights, Holiday Nights, the Atlanta Botanical Garden’s seasonal extravaganza featuring new displays enhancing the millions of lights twinkling, glimmering and flashing throughout the 30-acre site. The sixth annual show, produced primarily with low energy-consuming LED lights, kicks off Saturday, Nov. 12 and continues nightly through Saturday, Jan.

October in the Garden!

A cast of creepy characters will be cropping up around the Atlanta Botanical Garden in October, welcoming guests to crisp, cool autumn strolls! Scarecrows in the Garden features more than 100 whimsical creations by area schools, artists, designers, families and businesses perched throughout the Southern Seasons Garden and Children’s Garden October 4 – 30. The

August 29, 2015: A Honeybee’s Life at Atlanta Botanical Garden

Atlanta Botanical Garden kids programs

Atlanta Botanical Garden 1345 Piedmont Avenue Atlanta, GA 30309 404-876-5859Website   Buzz into the world of these amazing creatures and learn about life in the hive. Understand the importance of bees as pollinators and producers of honey and wax. Dress up like a bee and create your own beeswax candle. 1 – 2 p.m. Fee: $6/child

Through October 3, 2015: Bruce Munro: Light in the Garden at Atlanta Botanical Garden

Bruce Munro: Lights in the Garden

Bruce Munro: Light in the Garden features unique installations created from hundreds of miles of optic fiber by Munro, a British artist internationally acclaimed for his use of light as an artistic medium. The Garden transforms at dusk with imaginative, luminous works of art. Arrive early to enjoy the daylight beauty of the Garden and stroll

September 19 – January 3: LEGO Exhibition Features Larger-Than-Life Creatures at Atlanta Botanical Garden Gainesville

LEGO Exhibit at Atlanta Botanical Garden

What has more than 375,000 LEGO bricks and features fanciful creatures such as a 6-foot-tall praying mantis and a swallowtail butterfly with a 5-foot wingspan? It’s the fall sculpture exhibition at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville: Nature Connects: Art with LEGO Bricks. The traveling exhibition, presented September 19 – January 3, features larger-than-life sculptures – made entirely of LEGO bricks

Garden Lights, Holiday Nights at Atlanta Botanical Garden

Atlanta Botanical Garden Holiday Lights

Garden Lights, Holiday Nights sparkles with new imagination! Imaginary Worlds brightens the glow of the third annual extravaganza with new features. The spectacular holiday light show, open nightly from November 16 – January 4, features 30 acres of both indoor and outdoor displays created with a million lights – most energy-efficient LEDs. New colorful figures from Imaginary Worlds transform for

Homeschool Day at Atlanta Botanical Garden – October 18th

Friday, October 18 9 a.m. – noon $9 per student | $9 per chaperone (max 2 per student) No registration required | Parking not included No outside food or drink The Garden hosts an exciting day of tours and activities exclusively for homeschool groups and families. Supplement your life science, botanical and environmental studies curriculum by visiting

Trickster Tales Around the World at Atlanta Botanical Garden – September 7th

Trickster Tales Around the World

?Remind me Children’s Garden Amphitheater Program Saturday, September 7 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Tricks and pranks are not just for April Fools Day. In fact, every culture has its own trickster, set of jokes, and ways to make people laugh. Cathy Kaemmerlen’s tales of Tyl Eulenspiegel, Coyote, Anansi, and others leave children wondering whether

Atlanta Events Wed. July 17th – Sun. July 21st

Click on any event to see more information about it on our events calendar. Click on an event to see the event time, cost, and location. Wednesday July 17th, 2013   Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat at Center for Puppetry Arts Recycled Animal Craft Contest at Chattahoochee Nature Center CNC History Hunt at Chattahoochee Nature Center

Garden of Eden Ball – Join the Three-Ring Circus at Atlanta Botanical Garden

Garden of Eden Ball at Atlanta Botanical Garden 2013

?Remind me Ladies and gentlemen! Announcing the one, the only, 2013 Garden of Eden Ball: Circus! In town for one spectacular night only on Saturday, September 28. The Garden of Eden Ball is the Garden’s largest annual fund-raiser. The black-tie gala has come a long way since its early days in a tent in a former parking

Celebrate Earth Day at Atlanta Botanical Garden – April 21st

Sunday, April 21 1 – 4 p.m Celebrate the Earth at the Garden! From ladybug releases to crafts to learning about the Garden¹s conservation programs, there is something for everyone. Earth Day Activities:  Children’s Garden Storybook Time  1:30 and 2:30 p.m. Ladybug Releases 1, 2, and 3 p.m. on the Great Lawn Frog Talks 1:30

Cocktails in the Garden Drink in the Fantasy of Imaginary Worlds at Night!

Cocktails in the Garden at Atlanta Botanical Garden - April 2013

Explore the city’s most beautiful urban oasis during the cool of summer evenings at Cocktails in the Garden Thursdays during May through September. The Atlanta Botanical Garden’s weekly “social irrigation” party is the only opportunity to experience the fantasy of Imaginary Worlds: Plants Larger Than Life at night. Guests enjoy specialty cocktails, live music from the city’s hottest deejays,

Valentines in the Garden at Atlanta Botanical Garden February 14th | @AtlBotanical

Enjoy an elegant evening of cocktails, dancing, scrumptious desserts and live entertainment at the most romantic spot in Atlanta. Warm candlelight and fragrant orchids form the perfect setting for both couples and singles alike. Dance and take a romantic stroll through the tropical conservatories. Sample heart-melting treats from the city’s top caterers and sip soul-warming

Through Oct. 31st – Scarecrows in the Garden at Atlanta Botanical Garden | @AtlBotanical

Scarecrows in the Garden at Atlanta Botanical Garden

Scarecrows in the Garden, Atlanta’s favorite fall tradition, returns for its 10th annual season of spooky, kooky fun. Every October the Garden is stuffed with more than 100 scarecrows handcrafted by businesses, individuals, schools and organizations. In addition to the Scarecrows, enjoy a variety of fall crafts and games in the Children’s Garden every weekend,

SWAPtember Member Savings at 16 Atlanta Attractions September 1st – 30th, 2012

SWAPtember Member Savings

Swap the savings during the 4th Annual Swaptember Savings event at 16 metro-Atlanta partner attractions during September. Offers valid only for members of participating attractions Being a member matters! 16 metro-Atlanta attractions have collaborated to offer the community the ultimate way to experience all that Atlanta has to offer. If you’re not already a member, now is the

Atlanta Kids Events for May 24th – 30th

atlanta kids events

Summer SoundWaves at Georgia Aquarium When: May 25 from  7:00 pm – 9:00 pm The sweet summer sounds of Summer SoundWaves, played against the cool blue backdrop of Georgia Aquarium’s galleries, are sure to lighten your mood as you take in the sights of some of nature’s most alluring aquatic animals. Join us each Friday

Family Activity: Atlanta Botanical Garden

Atlanta Botanical Garden Conservatory

Families who want to beat the heat, or just keep summertime boredom at bay can take a kid-pleasing field trip to Atlanta Botanical Garden. Atlanta Botanical Garden, featured in Atlanta Magazine’s Best of Atlanta and named one of 20 All-Time Favorite Gardens by Country Gardens Magazine, is a colorful oasis packed with children’s activities suitable

Garden Lights Holiday Nights at Atlanta Botanical Garden Review AND a Family-4-Pack Ticket Giveaway! {Contest Ended 12/16}

Atlanta Botanical Garden Garden Lights Holiday Nights

  Congratulations Elisabeth!My family went to Atlanta Botanical Garden’s newest special exhibition, Garden Lights Holiday Nights, an inaugural display featuring nearly 1 million lights, this weekend and talk about WOW!  There are some great Christmas light exhibits around Atlanta this year and this is one to see! Atlanta Botanical Garden is in a central location (Piedmont Park area)