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

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  • Cherry blossoms in the Japanese Garden.

    Cherry Blossom Spotlight

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

  • Dancers from Japan perform while a crowd looks on at the Sakura Matsuri festival at Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

    Sakura Matsuri

    Saturday, April 28–Sunday, April 29, 2018

    Show your membership card for free admission to both days of BBG's popular cherry blossom festival! Event Details ›

  • Guests enjoy the 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 mother and her child enjoy the evening on the Lily Pool Terrace.

    Members' Summer Evenings

    On these special evenings, BBG remains open an extra 2½ hours for members only! Enjoy a twilight stroll and dine al fresco at the Café.

Member Discounts

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

Enjoy an exclusive 10% members’ discount at BBG’s cafés 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 Membership 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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