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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 members of the Gardens (personal and business) receive the following:

  • Free admission to the Gardens, year-round (special events may require additional admission)
  • Free or reduced admission and other discounts at more than 330 other gardens nationwide through the American Horticultural Society's Reciprocal Admissions 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
  • 10% discount at The Garden Store and MCBG Nursery
  • "Members-only" sandwich and ice cream loyalty cards for Rhody's Garden Café
  • Discount on workshops and other educational opportunities
  • 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 Plant Sale Previews (discounts on all plants, complimentary wine, beer, and bites)!

PERSONAL MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES AND ADDITIONAL BENEFITS

All personal memberships receive the benefits listed above and the following:

Individual — $55 per year: Free admission to the Gardens for one individual.

Household — $85 per year: Free admission to the Gardens for two adults in the same household and their children/grandchildren under the age of 18.

Senior Individual — $40 per year: Free admission to the Gardens for one individual (age 65+).

Senior Household — $70 per year: Free admission to the Gardens for two adults (ages 65+) in the same household and their children/grandchildren under the age of 18.

Sponsor — $125 per year: Free admission to the Gardens for two adults in the same household and their children/grandchildren under the age of 18 plus four general admission tickets.

Supporter — $300 per year: Free admission to the Gardens for two adults in the same household and their children/grandchildren under the age of 18, four general admission tickets, plus two tickets to “Art in the Gardens”, an annual event held the first Saturday in August.

Patron — $500 per year: Free admission to the Gardens for two adults in the same household and their children/grandchildren under the age of 18, four general admission tickets, two tickets to Art in the Gardens, plus an Art in the Gardens shirt, a complimentary Household Gift Membership, and lunch with the Executive Director.

Benefactor — $1000 per year: Free admission to the Gardens for two adults in the same household and their children/grandchildren under the age of 18, four general admission tickets, two tickets to Art in the Gardens, an Art in the Gardens shirt, a complimentary 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

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.

  • Free admission to the Gardens for up to two designated company representatives (special events may require additional admission)
  • 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!

Business Membe­r — $125 per year: Entitled to all benefits listed above plus four general admission tickets to the Gardens.

Business Sponsor — $200 per year: Entitled to all benefits listed above, four tickets, plus access to an unlimited amount of discounted general admission tickets to MCBG — perfect for gifts, promotional packages, and client/employee perks. Current rates: $10 per general admission pass; $6 per junior pass (ages 6 - 14)

Business Contributor — $500 per year: Entitled to all benefits listed above, four tickets, access to discounted tickets, plus two gift Household Memberships, and recognition in the MCBG e-newsletter with more than 6,600 subscribers!

Business Patron — $1,000 per year: Entitled to all benefits listed above, four guest passes, access to discounted passes to MCBG, two gift Household Memberships, recognition in the e-newsletter, plus access to Gardens’ grounds for your company to hold an event.