Member Benefits


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  Individual Family Family Plus Signature Sponsor Patron President's Circle
Free admission for members(s) 1 2 2 2 2 2 2
Free admission for children under 12
Free admission for children under 16  
Guest passes (single visit) 2 4 4 4 6 8 8
Free admission for guests     1 1 1 5 unlimited
Parking passes   4 4 4 8 10 unlimited
10% discount at shops and café
Discount on adult classes, trips, and tours
Discount from partners and gardens
Library borrowing privileges
Members News and mailings
Admission to members' summer evenings and events
Admission to Plant Sale Preview
Annual Double Discount Days
Handbook subscription
Signature plant       1 2 2 2
Garden calendar      
Spring wine event      
Private garden tour        
VIP cocktail event          
President's Circle dinner            
Private local garden tour            
Exclusive private receptions            
Membership to give as gift            
Recognition in print materials          

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For more information on membership levels and benefits, including educational and corporate membership and discounts for senior citizens, contact Membership at membership@bbg.org.

Members enjoy these special events at BBG! Guest passes are accepted for all events except Members' Plant Sale Preview. Not yet a member? Join today to enjoy all these events and more!

Members' Summer Evenings

Wednesday, May 28–Wednesday, September 3, 2014 | 6–8:30 p.m.

On these special evenings, BBG remains open an extra two and a half hours for members only! Enjoy a twilight stroll and dine al fresco at the Café.
See Event Details

Members-Only Children’s Garden Insider Tours

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 | 6 p.m.
Free for members | Preregistration Required

Take a peek inside BBG’s historic Children’s Garden—a special place where for the past 100 years only children participating in our season-long horticulture programs have had access.

Garden Cocktail Nights

Wednesdays, July 2, August 6, September 3, 2014 | 6–8:30 p.m.

Enjoy live music and a special cocktail (cash bar) while savoring the summer sunset on Lily Pool Terrace.
See Event Details

Sunset Picnic Night & Members’ Movie Night

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 | Picnicking 6 p.m.

Bring a picnic and join us for a special film screening under the stars on Cherry Esplanade.
See Event Details

Chile Pepper Festival

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Show your membership card to bypass the admission lines at BBG's Chile Pepper Festival.

Ghouls and Gourds

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Show your membership card to bypass the admission lines at BBG's Ghouls and Gourds.

Members' Double Discount Days

Friday, December 5–Friday, December 19, 2014

Shop for the holidays with a 20% discount in BBG's Garden Shop and online for two weeks in December.

Members’ Holiday Open House

Thursday, December 11, 2014 |6–8 p.m.

Celebrate the joy of the season with a winter-themed cocktail and live classical music

Sakura Matsuri

Saturday, April 25, to Sunday, April 26, 2015

Show your membership card to bypass the admission lines at BBG's popular cherry blossom festival!

Members' Plant Sale Preview

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

BBG members receive first pick from the thousands of annuals, perennials, and other plants offered at this popular event.

Members' Sunset Picnic Night

Bring your own blanket and a picnic, or purchase a meal from the Terrace Café; and enjoy it on the softest, greenest grass in Brooklyn.

Delirious Dances

Members’ Enchanted Garden Performance by Delirious Dances

Join us for a special evening dance performance with live music in the Native Flora Garden.

Sunset Picnic Night & Members’ Night for Children

Pack a healthy picnic and join our favorite vegetable superheroes, the Super Sprowtz, for an evening of singing, dancing, and prizes.

Reciprocal Privileges

As a benefit of membership, Brooklyn Botanic Garden is pleased to offer reciprocal privileges (free or discounted admission and other discounts) at horticultural institutions affiliated with the American Horticultural Society. Just show your current BBG membership card to receive free admission. For a complete list of participating institutions, visit American Horticultural Society

Member Discounts

Out on the town or shopping the web, BBG membership offers you the inside track to savings! Enjoy a wide array of exclusive member discounts from participating merchants listed here. For in-store purchases, present your valid BBG membership card at checkout. For online ordering, use the discount codes.

Would your business like to participate in our discount program? Contact the Membership Department at 718-623-7210 or membership@bbg.org for details.

Discounts at BBG

Show your BBG membership card to receive a 10% discount on BBG classes, books, and purchases at the Terrace Café, Garden Shop, and online.

Dining, Entertainment, and Gourmet Foods

Ample Hills Creamery

623 Vanderbilt Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238 | 347-240-3926

Offer: 15% off scoops of ice cream!

Blue Man Group

Astor Place Theatre, 434 Lafayette St., New York, NY 10003 | 800-BLUEMAN

Offer: 15% discount on tickets; exclusions and additional fees may apply
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Blue Marble Ice Cream

196 Court Street, Brooklyn | 718-858-0408

186 Underhill Avenue, Brooklyn | 718-399-6926

Offer: 15% discount on any purchase of $10 or more

Brooklyn Bell's The Local

843 Classon Ave, Brooklyn | 718-399-2613

Offer: 15% off your entire purchase

Cheryl’s Global Soul

236 Underhill Avenue, Brooklyn | 347-529-2855

Offer: 10% discount on food

Gateway Lodge Bed and Breakfast

11 Highlands Road, Highmount, NY | 845-254-4084

Offer: 15% off lodging (excludes holidays)

iCi Restaurant

246 Dekalb Avenue, Brooklyn | 718-789-2778

Offer: 10% discount

Kimchi Grill

766 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn | 718-360-1839

Offer: 10% off your total order

Lobo

218 Court Street, Brooklyn | 718-858-7739

188 Fifth Avenue, Brooklyn | 718-636-8886

Offer: 10% discount on food; valid Monday–Thursday

Park Slope Chip Shop

383 Fifth Avenue, Brooklyn | 718-832-7701

Offer: 10% discount

Rosco's Pizzeria

685 Franklin Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11238 | 347-955-4881

Offer: 10% discount on all purchases

The Madison Chocolatiers West

Online only

Offer: 10% discount off any item
View Promotional Code


Florists and Nurseries

1-800-baskets.com

800-356-9337

Offer: 15% discount; exclusions may apply
View Promotional Code

1-800-flowers.com

800-356-9337

Offer: 15% discount; exclusions may apply
View Promotional Code

Atlock Flower Farm

545 Weston Canal Road, Somerset, NJ | 732-356-3373

Offer: 10% discount on plants; excludes sale items

Chelsea Garden Center

580 11th Avenue, New York City | 212-727-7100

444 Van Brunt Street, Brooklyn | 718-875-2100

Offer: 10% discount in store

Clarke’s Garden

416 Main Street, Greenport, NY | 631-477-6770

Offer: 10% discount

Colorful Gardens

1636 Main Road, Jamesport, NY | 631-722-5400

Offer: 10% discount

David Shannon Florist & Nursery

3380 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Brooklyn | 718-436-4521

Offer: 10% discount on in-store nursery cash-and-carry items; exclusions may apply

Denny Wiggers Nursery, Florist and Landscape Co.

387 Paramus Road, Paramus, NJ | 201-444-0155

Offer: 10% discount in store

From You Flowers

800-838-8853

Offer: 20% discount
View Promotional Code

Garden Crossings

616-875-6355

Offer: 10% discount
View Promotional Code

Homeside Florist & Greenhouses, Inc.

139 Main Road, Riverhead, NY | 631-722-3380

Offer: 10% discount on in-store nursery cash-and- carry items

King’s County Nurseries

625 New York Avenue, Brooklyn | 718-493-2363

Offer: 10% discount in store

Midtown Greenhouse Garden Center

565 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn | 718-237-1500

Offer: 10% discount in store on cash-and-carry items; excludes deliveries

Nature’s Lane Flowers & Gifts

3 Metrotech Center, Brooklyn | 718-855-4714

Offer: 10% discount; excludes Godiva and wire orders

Oliver Nurseries

1159 Bronson Road, Fairfield, CT | 203-259-5609

Offer: 10% discount

Rosedale Nurseries, Inc.

51 Saw Mill River Road, Hawthorne, NY | 914-769-1300

Offer: 10% discount in store on cash-and-carry items; excludes deliveries

Scherer Water Gardens

104 Waterside Road, Northport, NY | 631-261-7432

Offer: 10% discount in store on cash-and-carry items; excludes sale items

Stark Bro's Nurseries & Orchards Co.

800-325-4180

Offer: 10% discount on order of $50 or more
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The General’s Garden

177 Sanfordville Road, Warwick, NY | 845-986-5572

Offer: 10% discount in store

Trimble’s of Corchaug Nursery, Ltd.

20985 Route 25, Cutchogue, NY | 631-734-6494

Offer: 10% discount in store

Twombly Nursery

163 Barn Hill Road, Monroe, CT | 203-261-2133

Offer: 10% discount in store


Garden Supplies and Design

Aston-Simms.com

732-649-4009

Offer: 20% discount; excludes shipping
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Florence's Gardens

121 Congress Street , Brooklyn, NY 11201 | 347-489-9683

Offer: 15% off design fee for decks and gardens; 10% off window installation and holiday decoration

Florian Tools

800-275-3618

Offer: 10% discount
View Promotional Code

GRDN

103 Hoyt Street, Brooklyn | 718-797-3628

Offer: 10% discount in store

MasterGardening.com

888-407-9730

Offer: 15% discount on all online orders
View Promotional Code

Suburban Bonsai

211 Burrs Lane, Suite 2, Dix Hills, NY | 631-643-3500

Offer: 10% discount in store

Suburban Water Gardens

211 Burrs Lane, Suite 2, Dix Hills, NY | 631-643-3500

Offer: 10% discount in store

W. Atlee Burpee Garden Company

800-888-1447

Offer: $10 discount on orders of $40 or more
View Promotional Code


Specialty Shopping

Artikal Handcrafted Millinery

510 East 12th Street, Lower Level, New York, NY 10009 | 212-260-0278

Offer: 10% off all hats and fascinators

Calabar Imports

708 Franklin Avenue, Brooklyn | 718-638-4288

Offer: 10% discount in store; excludes sale items

LAB by Laura A. Busony

814-241-4301

Offer: 15% discount at LauraBusony.com
View Promotional Code

Stitch Therapy

72 Seventh Avenue, Brooklyn | 718-398-2020

Offer: 15% discount on yarn; excludes sale items ; 10% discount on classes


Services

4D Tax and Financial Planning, LLC

14 Wall Street, Room 2050, New York City | 917-755-0516

Offer: 20% discount on tax return preparation

GreenAir Cleaning Systems

438 8th Street, Brooklyn, NY | 11215

Offer: 10% off 1st month of office cleaning or maid services (excludes one-time cleaning services)

Hope Veterinary Clinic

390 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn | 718-852-4219

Offer: 10% discount on veterinary exams, labwork, acupuncture, acupressure, hydrotherapy, vitamins, and pet food

Zipcar

1265 Broadway, 2nd floor, New York, NY 10001 | 646-616-3688

Offer: $60 joining fee and $30 in free driving credit
View Promotional Code


Wellness and Personal Care

BodyTonic Pilates Gymnasium

150 Fifth Avenue, Brooklyn | 718-622-6222

Offer: 10% discount on group training

Enfleurage

237 West 13th St, New York City | 212-691-1610

Offer: 15% discount in store on essential and carrier oils, hydrosols, and diffusers; exclusions may apply

Ian Allen - Certified Personal Trainer

636 Broadway - 2nd Floor, New York City | 917-370-6787

Offer: 3 sessions for $125 for new clients; applies to 636 Broadway location only

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Hours

Tuesday–Friday:
8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday:
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Open Columbus Day

Members’ Summer Evenings: Wednesdays, 6–8:30 p.m.

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Admission

Members Free
Adults $10
Seniors (65 and over) $5
Students with a valid ID $5
Children under 12 Free

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