Membership

The Garden is now open daily from 9-10 a.m. for members only, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for all visitors. 

Reservations are not required for Garden members – we are setting aside spaces for you – but you are free to make a reservation if you want to be assured of a space on even our busiest days.

To make a member reservation, click here

Please review our visitation guidelines here:  Admissions Information

Membership Benefits

The amount of your membership contribution that exceeds the fair market value of any goods or services provided to you may be tax-deductible as a charitable donation.

All members enjoy:

  • Free admission to the Garden and guest passes for friends and family
  • Guest passes for family and friends
  • Digital membership card downloadable to Apple Wallet (iPhone) or Wallet Passes (Android)
  • Access to 345 botanic gardens and arboreta nationwide - for a list of participating gardens click here. *Many gardens are currently closed or have restricted access due to COVID-19. Please call ahead to gardens you wish to visit to find out if they have reopened to reciprocal garden members.*
  • 10% discount at many participating local nurseries
  • An annual subscription to our member magazine and digital newsletter
  • Advance registration and reduced fees on classes, field trips, lectures, and special events

Membership Add-ons and Discounts:

  • Purchase a dog friendly membership to support a dog friendly garden. Available as a $30 add-on to any membership. A Santa Barbara Botanic Garden dog bandana will be mailed to you. 
  • Seniors 60+ recieve a $15 discount on membership levels. 
  • For student and Museum for All discounts, contact our Membership Office.

Are you ready to renew your membership or upgrade your Garden membership? 

To renew or upgrade your membership, please click here to start shopping. Please note, in order to renew or upgrade online, you must provide your Membership ID number and last name associated with your membership.

Not a member yet? Or, do you want to give the gift of a Garden membership? 

You can check out our various membership levels below to find one that fits you or your loved one's needs.

Individual-$75

Annual membership for one named adult. 

  • Includes 2 one-time use guest passes.
  • Dog Friendly add-on and senior discount available

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Individual Plus-$100

Annual membership for one named adult and one additional guest on each visit.

  • Includes 2 one-time use guest passes.
  • Dog Friendly add-on and senior discount available

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Dual-$100

Annual membership for two named adults.

  • Includes 2 one-time use guest passes.
  • Dog Friendly add-on and senior discount available

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Dual Plus-$125

Annual membership for two named adults and one additional guest on each visit.

  • Includes 2 one-time use guest passes.
  • Dog Friendly add-on and senior discount available

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Family-$125

Annual membership for two named adults and up to five named children or grandchildren under 18.

  • Includes 2 one-time use guest passes.
  • Dog Friendly add-on and senior discount available

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Family Plus-$150

Annual membership for two named adults, up to five named children or grandchildren under 18 and one additional guest on each visit.

  • Includes 2 one-time use guest passes.
  • Dog Friendly add-on and senior discount available

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Wildflower Guild-$200

Annual membership for two named adults, up to five named children or grandchildren under 18 and one additional guest on each visit. Includes additional benefits!

  • Includes 6 one-time use guest passes.
  • Digital membership card and physical card mailed
  • Free 1 gallon native plant coupon, redeemable at the Garden’s nursery

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Ironwood Guild-$500

Annual membership for two named adults, up to five named children or grandchildren under 18 and one additional guest on each visit. Includes additional benefits!

  • Includes 8 one-time use guest passes.
  • Digital membership card and physical card mailed
  • Free 1 gallon native plant coupon, redeemable at the Garden’s nursery
  • 1 free education class voucher for 2 people

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Manzanita Circle-$1000

Annual membership for two named adults, up to five named children or grandchildren under 18 and two additional guests on each visit. Includes additional benefits!

  • Includes 10 one-time use guest passes.
  • Digital membership card and physical card mailed
  • Free 1 gallon native plant coupon, redeemable at the Garden’s nursery
  • 1 free education class voucher for 2 people
  • Invitations to Circle level exclusive events

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Sycamore Circle-$2500

Annual membership for two named adults, up to five named children or grandchildren under 18 and two additional guests on each visit. Includes additional benefits!

  • Includes 15 one-time use guest passes.
  • Digital membership card and physical card mailed
  • Free 1 gallon native plant coupon, redeemable at the Garden’s nursery
  • 1 free education class voucher for 2 people
  • Invitations to Circle level exclusive events

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Redwood Circle-$5000

Annual membership for two named adults, up to five named children or grandchildren under 18 and two additional guests on each visit. Includes additional benefits!

  • Includes 20 one-time use guest passes.
  • Digital membership card and physical card mailed
  • Free 1 gallon native plant coupon, redeemable at the Garden’s nursery
  • 1 free education class voucher for 2 people
  • Invitations to Circle level exclusive events

PURCHASE NOW

Questions? Contact Our Membership Office

For membership questions, review our FAQs or contact our Membership Office:
Sunday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at (805) 682-4726, ext. 110.