Membership is an easy and meaningful way to impact our community, provide unparalleled opportunities for nature-focused inspiration and education, and share the joy of the Garden.

You can help the Garden flourish by becoming a member today!

Are you a Senior, Student, Educator, Garden Docent or

Golden Gate Park Cultural Collaborative Staff member?

Click here for Senior, Student and Educator membership details

Become a member for a little as $10/month! Details here 

Looking for a thoughtful gift? Give the Gift of the Garden!

San Francisco Botanical Garden is a public-private partnership with the city of San Francisco; however, the funding we need to maintain the beauty and diversity of our collections as well as the array of programs, tours and events at the Garden comes from Members like you. 


In return for your generosity, we provide a variety of benefits and opportunities to connect more deeply with the Garden and one another.


Would you like to make monthly or quarterly donations? Reoccurring donors get membership benefits starting with a donation of $10/month.

Member Levels & Benefits

Avid Gardener – $70  Unlimited free admission to the Garden, invitations to Special Member Events and Spring Plant Sale Preview, discounts on programs, books and plants at San Francisco Botanical Garden and at many local nurseries, free admission and discounts at many other gardens and much more.

Family/Dual – $85  All the benefits of Avid Gardener level plus:

  • Benefits for Two Adults and any Children Under the Age of 18
    • Two Personalized Membership Cards in Total
  • Includes access to hands-on family programming throughout the year
  • Eligible to receive a 12.5% discount for the summer Garden Camp
  • Children's Book Borrowing Privileges
    • Bring story time home with books from the celebrated Helen Crocker Russell Library of Horticulture

Garden Lover – $150  All the benefits of Family/Dual level plus:

  • Two Guest Passes
    • These one-time-use passes may be given to friends and family to attend Member Garden Parties, the Annual Plant Sale Member Preview and for general admission to the Garden.
  • Admission to Annual Plant Sale Member Preview Reception.
  • Attend an exclusive reception preceding the member Annual Plant Sale Preview.

Garden Steward – $275 All the benefits of Garden Lover level plus:

  • Two Additional Guest Passes (4 total)

Garden Conservator – $550  All the benefits of Garden Steward level plus:

  • Two Additional Guest Passes (6 total)
  • Invitation for Two to a Strybing Circle event
  • Invitation for Two to June Full Moon Garden Walk

We offer discounted memberships to Seniors, Educators, Students, SFBG Docents, and Golden Gate Park Cultural Collaborative Staff.


Find out more about the benefits of membership at each level.

Strybing Circle

Strybing Circle donors provide leadership and vital support for a world-class botanical garden, and help to expand people’s understanding and appreciation of the natural world.


Your participation offers opportunities to learn about the Garden’s vast collections and meet others who share your passion for nature and the environment.

San Francisco Botanical Garden Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, tax ID 94-6050168. All contributions are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by the law.

If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected]


1199 9th Ave

San Francisco, CA 94122

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (415) 661-1316

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San Francisco Botanical Garden is a public/private partnership between San Francisco Botanical Garden Society and the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department.

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