Hours and Ticketing

Regular Hours (Please see exceptions below)

Open Daily!

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. November/December Exceptions

Thursday, November 26th: CLOSED

Friday, November 20th: 10am to 4:30pm (last entry at 3:30pm)

Thursday, December 3rd: 10am-2pm (with last entry at 1pm)

Friday, December 4th: Closed

Saturday, December 5th: 12-4pm (last entry at 3pm)

Friday, December 25th: CLOSED

Friday, January 1st: CLOSED

 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 $3 FREE


2015 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