Hours and Ticketing


Regular Hours 

10:00am-5:00pm (Monday - Friday)

Last admission at 4:00pm

Garden closes at 5:00pm
10:00am-4:30pm (Saturday and Sunday)
Last admission at 3:30pm
Garden closes at 4:30pm



1. Free Tuesday: (3rd Tuesday of every month is FREE for San Diego Residents only)

Last admission at 3:00pm 
Garden closes at 4:00pm
NOTE: Picture ID is mandatory, out of county residents pay regular admission prices.

2. Friday, March 18th: The Special Exhibit will be closing early. The last time to purchase a Combo ticket will be 2pm.


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 $12 $8
Senior (65+), Student, Military
(must show ID)
$11 $7
Children Under 6 FREE FREE
Members $3 FREE


Holiday Schedule:

  • Memorial Day: 10:00am-3:30pm
  • Labor Day: 10:00am-3:30pm
  • Columbus Day: 10:00am-3:30pm
  • Thanksgiving Day: CLOSED
  • Friday after Thanksgiving: 10:00am-3:30pm
  • Christmas Eve: 10:00am-3:30pm
  • Christmas Day: CLOSED
  • New Year's Eve: 10:00am-3:30pm
  • New Year's Day: CLOSED