Hours and Ticketing

Regular Hours:

*New Extended Hours through Labor Day!! (Please see exceptions below)

10:00am-6:30pm (Monday-Friday)

Last admission at 5:30pm
Garden closes at 6:30pm

10:00am-4:30pm (Saturday & Sunday)

Last admission at 3:30pm

Garden closes at 4:30pm



The Garden will be open 10:00am-4:30pm on the following weekdays: August 21, August 26, Sept 2, Sep 3.

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

Last admission at 3:00pm 
Garden closes at 4pm

NOTE: Picture ID is mandatory, out of county residents pay regular admission prices.


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 $11 $8
Senior (65+), Student, Military
(must show ID)
$10 $7
Children Under 6 FREE FREE
Members $2 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