Hours and Ticketing

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AND EXHIBIT CLOSURES.

 

Regular Garden Hours 

Everyday (with some exceptions. See below)
Open 10:00 am, last admission at 6:00pm, Garden closes at 7:00pm

 

Special Exhibit Hours

Everyday (with some exceptions. See below)
Open 10:45 am, last ticket sale at 3:45pm, closes at 4:45pm
 
 

Early Garden Closures

September
  
Friday, 9/23
Open 10:00 am, last admission at 3:30pm, Garden closes at 4:30pm
 
Saturday, 9/24
Open 10:00 am, last admission at 3:30pm, Garden closes at 4:30pm
 
Friday, 9/30
Open 10:00 am, last admission at 3:30pm, Garden closes at 4:30pm

October
 
Thursday, 10/6
Open 10:00 am, last admission at 3:30pm, Garden closes at 4:30pm
 
Saturday, 10/8
Open 10:00 am, last admission at 3:30pm, Garden closes at 4:30pm
 
Friday, 10/14
Open 10:00 am, last admission at 3:30pm, Garden closes at 4:30pm
 
Sunday, 10/16
Open 10:00 am, last admission at 3:30pm, Garden closes at 4:30pm
 
Tuesday, 10/18
Open 10:00 am, last admission at 4:00pm, Garden closes at 5:00pm
 
Thursday, 10/20
Open 10:00 am, last admission at 3:30pm, Garden closes at 4:30pm
 
Friday, 10/21
Open 10:00 am, last admission at 3:30pm, Garden closes at 4:30pm
 
Tuesday, 10/25
Open 10:00 am, last admission at 3:30pm, Garden closes at 4:30pm
 
Saturday, 10/29
Open 10:00 am, last admission at 3:30pm, Garden closes at 4:30pm
 

Special Exhibit Closures 

Any days that the Garden closes early the exhibit will be closed 15 minutes before the garden closes, and the last ticket sale will be an hour before the exhibit closes. For example if the garden closes early at 4:30 pm, the exhibit will close at 4:15 pm and the last ticket sale will be at 3:15 pm.
 
September
 
Friday, 9/30
Exhibit Closed

October

Saturday, 10/1
Exhibit Closed

Free Tuesdays

Please note: FREE TUESDAY is the 3rd Tuesday of every month. On this day, we are FREE for San Diego Residents only (Picture ID is mandatory, out of county residents pay regular admission prices). Free Tuesday hours are from 10am-5pm with last entry at 4pm.

 

Entrance Fees: 

There are two different types of tickets that are available for our guests: Combo Ticket & Garden Only.

  • Combo Ticket: Includes Garden and Special Exhibition (the special exhibition is inside the Inamori Pavilion, located in our lower canyon)
  • Garden Only Ticket: Includes all outdoor Garden spaces
  Combo Ticket Garden Only Ticket
Adults $13 $8
Senior (65+), Student, Military
(must show ID)
$12 $7
Children Under 6 FREE FREE
Members $4 FREE

 

Holiday Schedule:

  • Memorial Day: Regular Hours
  • Independence Day: Regular Hours
  • Labor Day: Regular Hours
  • Columbus Day: Regular Hours
  • Thanksgiving Day: CLOSED
  • Friday after Thanksgiving: Regular Hours
  • Christmas Eve: Regular Hours
  • Christmas Day: CLOSED
  • New Year's Eve: Regular Hours
  • New Year's Day: CLOSED