Member Benefits: Events & Discounts

Members enjoy these special events at BBG! Not yet a member? Join today to enjoy all these events and more!

Member Events

  • Cherry Blossoms in the Japanese Garden.

    Cherry Blossom Spotlight

    Delight in a special members-only evening with BBG’s most beloved blooms.

  • Garden members stroll through the Cranford Rose Garden.

    Rose Night

    Shake a leg to a live band in honor of the Cranford Rose Garden’s Jazz Age roots. Be sure to don your swankiest fascinator and participate in BBG’s hat contest.

  • A mom and daughter enjoy a summer night outside the Lily Pool Terrace.

    Members' Summer Evenings

    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.

  • A couple enjoys wine outside the Lily Pool.

    Garden Cocktail Nights

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

  • Trying hot sauce at the Chile Pepper Festival

    Chile Pepper Festival

    Show your membership card to bypass the admission lines at BBG's spicy autumn celebration.

  • A masked rabbit and Batman dance at BBG's Ghouls and Gourds.

    Ghouls & Gourds

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

Member Discounts

Members get more—BBG membership offers you discounts inside and outside the Garden!

Enjoy an exclusive 10% members’ discount at BBG’s café and gift shop, as well as at participating local eateries and greeneries listed below. Present your valid BBG membership card at checkout to receive your discount.

See BBG Members’ 2017 Discount Guide (PDF) ›

Would your Brooklyn business like to participate in our discount program? Contact the Membership Department at 718-623-7210 or [email protected] for details.


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 (AHS). Just show your current BBG membership card to receive free admission. For a complete list of participating institutions, visit the AHS reciprocal admissions webpage.

Contact Us

For more information on membership levels and benefits, including educational and corporate membership and discounts for senior citizens, call Membership at 718-623-7210 or email [email protected].

Not yet a member? Join today to receive a year of free admission and more!

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