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Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens is open! All guests must purchase tickets online prior to visiting. Current members of the Gardens do not need a reservation to visit. LEARN MORE

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Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, 47 acres of botanical bliss fronting the Pacific Ocean

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Membership

CLICK HERE to Purchase, Renew, or Gift a Membership

You can renew, gift, or purchase a new membership through our website (CLICK HERE) or print and fill out a membership form (click here for printable PDF) and return it to The Garden Store or mail it to the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens at 18220 N. Highway 1, Fort Bragg, CA 95437. You can also earn an individual membership by volunteering 50+ hours!


EXISTING MEMBERS — COVID-19 UPDATE 
We can’t wait to see you and your pups back at the Gardens! Current members of the Gardens no longer need a reservation to visit (see current visitation hours), please bring your membership card if possible. "Member Guest" tickets must be purchased in advance, CLICK HERE to purchase. The Gardens await your return with open limbs, branches, leaves, and flowers.


MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

All Membership categories receive:

  • Free admission to the Gardens, year-round (special events require additional admission)
  • Free, or reduced admission and other discounts at more than 330 other gardens nationwide through the American Horticultural Society's Reciprocal Garden Program  (find participating gardens)
  • Guests/clients of members qualify for the current Member Guest admission rate of $10 per visit per guest when accompanied by the member at the time of ticket purchase
  • Discounts in The Garden Store and the Nursery
  • "Members-only" sandwich and ice cream loyalty cards for Rhody's Garden Café
  • Discount on workshops and classes
  • Free access to seasonal guided walking tours including Rhododendron, MCBG Collections, Birding, and Mushroom Walks
  • Newsletters and other mailings
  • Advance notification of events plus invitations to special "member-only" events like our Members-Only Plant Sales (discounts on all plants, complimentary wine, beer, and bites)!

In adittion all Business Membership categories receive: 

As a business member, you will enjoy both the natural beauty and professional benefits of the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens. Business members receive the membership benefits listed above plus the additional benefits listed below.

  • Guests/clients of members qualify for the current Member Guest admission rate of $10 per visit per guest when accompanied by the member at time of ticket purchase
  • A featured page on the Gardens' website which boasts approximately 94,000 users and 260,000 views annually. The featured page in our Travelers Resources guide may include company logo, bio, specials, videos, and pictures!

PERSONAL MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES AND ADDITIONAL BENEFITS

Individual — $55 per year: Entitled to all Gardens Member benefits listed above and free admission to the Gardens for one individual.

Senior Individual — $40 per year: Entitled to all Gardens Member benefits listed above and free admission to the Gardens for one individual (ages 65+).

Household — $85 per year: Entitled to all Gardens Member benefits listed below and free admission to the Gardens for two adults in the same household and their children/grandchildren under the age of eighteen.

Senior Household — $70 per year: Entitled to all Gardens Member benefits listed above and free admission to the Gardens for two adults in the same household (ages 65+) and their children/grandchildren under the age of eighteen.

Sponsor — $125 per year: Entitled to all Gardens Member benefits listed above, free admission to the Gardens for two adults in the same household and their children/grandchildren under the age of eighteen, plus four free guest passes.

Supporter — $300 per year: Entitled to all Gardens Member benefits listed above, free admission to the Gardens for two adults in the same household and their children/grandchildren under the age of eighteen, four free guest passes, plus two tickets to Art in the Gardens

Patron — $500 per year: Entitled to all Gardens Member benefits listed above, free admission to the Gardens for two adults in the same household and their children/grandchildren under the age of eighteen, four free guest passes, two tickets to Art in the Gardens, plus an Art in the Gardens shirt, a free Household Gift Membership, and lunch with the Executive Director.

Benefactor — $1,000 per year: Entitled to all Gardens Member benefits listed above, free admission to the Gardens for two adults in the same household and their children/grandchildren under the age of eighteen, four free guest passes, two tickets to Art in the Gardens, an Art in the Gardens shirt, a free Household Gift Membership, plus dinner with the Executive Director, and the satisfaction of being a major supporter of the Gardens!


BUSINESS MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES AND ADDITIONAL BENEFITS

Business Member — $125 per year: Entitled to all Business Member benefits listed above, free admission to the Gardens for up to two designated company representatives (special events require additional admission), and four general admissions tickets to the Gardens.

Business Sponsor — $200 per year: Entitled to all Business Member benefits listed above, free admission to the Gardens for up to two designated company representatives (special events require additional admission), and four general admissions tickets to the Gardens, and access to an unlimited amount of discounted guest passes to MCBG – current rates: $10 per general admission pass; $6 per junior pass (ages 6 - 14).

Business Contributor — $500 per year: Entitled to all Business Member benefits listed above, free admission to the Gardens for up to two designated company representatives (special events require additional admission), and four general admissions tickets to the Gardens, and access to an unlimited amount of discounted guest passes to MCBG, two gift Household Memberships, and recognition in the MCBG E-Newsletter with more than 6,000 subscribers!

Business Patron — $1,000 per year: Entitled to all Business Member benefits listed above, free admission to the Gardens for up to two designated company representatives (special events require additional admission), and four general admissions tickets to the Gardens, and access to an unlimited amount of discounted guest passes to MCBG, two gift Household Memberships, and recognition in the MCBG E-Newsletter, and access to Gardens’ grounds for a company special event