Hours & Daily Admission

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Month & Dates Days Hours  Exclusions
January 3 – February 28, 2018 Monday – Saturday 9 am – 4 pm January 1 – 2: Garden Closed
March 1 – March 31, 2018 Monday – Saturday 9 am – 5 pm
April 2 – 30, 2018 Daily 9 am – 5 pm April 1: Garden Closed
May 1 – 24, 2018 Daily 9 am – 7 pm May 17: Garden Closed at 4 pm for TasteBud
May 24: Garden Closed at 4 pm for Private Event
May 25 – August 31, 2018 Daily 9 am – 8 pm June 2: Garden Closed at 4 pm for Vic Ferrari Symphony on the Rocks
June 10: Garden Closed at 4 pm for Opera in the Garden
July 1: Garden Closed at 4 pm for Pops Concert featuring Green Bay Civic Symphony
July 4: 9 am – 6 pm
August 21: Garden Closed at 4 pm for Private Member Event
September 1 – 30, 2018 Daily 9 am – 6 pm September 21: Garden Closed at 4 pm for Brews, Bistros & Bonfires
October 1 – 31, 2018 Daily 9 am – 5 pm
November 1 – December 29, 2017 Weekdays 9 am – 4 pm November 23: Garden Closed
December 24 – 25: Garden Closed


Your paid admission allows the Garden to grow and expand. While we rely on admissions to help support our mission, you can enjoy free general admission by becoming a member or take advantage of our other free admission opportunities throughout the year. Access to WPS Trellis Gift Shop is free.

Different rates may apply during special events.

 GBBG Members  Free
 Adults (18+)  $9
 Seniors (62+), AAA Members, AARP, Military  $7
 Students (w/school ID)  $7
 Children (3-17)  $5
 Children (2 & under) Free
 NWTC Students & Faculty Free w/NWTC ID

**By visiting Green Bay Botanical Garden and participating in our classes, events and programs, you hereby give permission to Green Bay Botanical Garden to use your image for promotional purposes.


To ensure the beauty and longevity of Green Bay Botanical Garden, please respect the following policies. Visitors who do not comply, may be asked to leave.


Please stay on paths or grass.

Walking in flower beds may damage plants, landscape rocks may be slippery or structures can be damaged.

Don’t pick it if you didn’t plant it.

Flowers and vegetables are grown for display and educational purposes.

Respect wildlife in the Garden.

Please observe with your eyes only and do not feed the animals or fish.

Explore together.

Due to the nature of the surroundings young children are to be supervised at all times. Adults are responsible for monitoring their children and ensuring everyone follows the rules.

Food & Beverages

Food and drink is permitted in the Garden. However, the Garden does not provide trash bags and/or receptacles for the removal of trash. Please carry out what you have carried in.

Because the Garden has a liquor license, visitors are not allowed to bring alcohol onto the grounds or into the building. Any exceptions to this policy could result in loss of our license. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your support.


The Garden is a smoke-free, environmentally friendly facility. Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the grounds, including the parking lot.

Concealed Carry

The Garden does not permit the right to carry concealed weapons on the grounds.

Personal Items

Keep your personal items with you at all times. The Garden is not responsible for any personal property. Valuables should not be left unattended. This includes inside any building or structure on the grounds.


The Garden only allows certified service animals that assist people with disabilities on site (no pets).

Photography & Filming

Non-commercial photography and videotaping are permitted. Commercial filming and photo shoots are allowed with a permit. We ask you to please adhere to our photography policies and make an appointment if applicable.


Approximately 20 of the Garden’s 47 acres of garden areas have paved walkways and are accessible to visitors with mobility impairment. Wheelchairs are available for use free of charge, subject to availability.


Free parking is available on a first come, first served basis.

Vans & Buses

There is adequate parking for vans and buses. Guests can be dropped off at the entrance to the Fischer Visitor Center and park in the open areas of the parking bays.


The Garden makes every effort to remain open during posted hours, but reserves the right to close in the event of bad weather.

Special Event Refunds

  • There are no refunds on any Garden special event tickets.
  • Tickets will not be replaced if lost, stolen or unused.
  • Advance purchase highly recommended (when applicable).
  • Tickets are not refunded for any inclement weather including but not limited to snow, wind, rain, thunderstorm, mud, cold or extreme temperatures.
  • Refunds will not be given for dissatisfaction with any event, as opinions are subjective.
  • Event ticket purchases are non-transferable to another event, Garden membership or Garden education class.
  • Event tickets for WPS Garden of Lights can be used any night that the light show is open.

This policy is applicable for:
Soup with Substance, Spring Thaw Lecture, TasteBud, Garden Fair, Sanimax Concerts at the Garden, Field to Fork, Brews, Bistros and Bonfires and WPS Garden of Lights.

**By visiting Green Bay Botanical Garden and participating in our classes, events and programs, you hereby give permission to Green Bay Botanical Garden to use your image for promotional purposes.