Botanical Garden Hours & Admission

The Botanical Garden will be closed Friday, Nov. 16 through Thursday, Nov. 22 as we set up for Glow. Join us on Friday, Nov. 23 as we herald in the holiday season with all new wonders and returning traditions sure to delight the entire family. Click here to learn more about Glow. 


Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Wednesday: 10am - 9pm
Sunday: Noon - 5pm


Adults: $12
Children (3 - 12): $8
Children 2 and under: Free
Members: Free

Glow Hours and Admission*

*Starting Nov. 23 and continuing through Jan. 5, 2019

Tuesday & Wednesday: 10am - 6pm
Sunday:  Noon - 6pm 
Monday: Closed

Special Hours

Sunday, Nov. 25: 10am - 6pm
Tuesday, Nov. 27: 10am - 4:30pm
Saturday, Dec. 1: 10am - 6pm
Sunday, Dec. 23: Noon - 8pm
Monday, Dec. 24: 10am - 3pm 
Wednesday, Dec. 26: 10am - 8pm
Sunday, Dec. 30: Noon - 8pm
Monday, Dec. 31: 10am - 3pm

Closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day

Glow Admission

Adults: $16
Children (3-12): $12
Children 2 and under: Free
Members: Free

 We are pleased to accept payment by American Express, MasterCard and Visa.

 Military Discount
The Botanical Garden offers free admission to active military and veterans with ID and their immediate family consisting of one adult admission & two child admission.
Museums for All

We have become our region’s first participant in Museums for All, a national initiative aimed at providing every child and family access to high-quality museum experiences. Holden Forests & Gardens’ two institutions–Cleveland Botanical Garden and Holden Arboretum—will offer $1 per person admission with the presentation of an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card for the cardholder and their immediate family.

Museums for All


The Botanical Garden has its own indoor parking garage, with elevator and stair access to the main entrance of the Garden.
Members pay a discounted flat rate of $6.
Nonmember parking rates are as follows:
0-30 minutes : Free
31 minutes - 2 hours : $10
Each additional 30 minutes : $1
Maximum daily rate: $16
Wednesdays and Fridays after 5pm : $10 Flat Rate

Alternative parking can be found around University Circle, including nearby metered street parking and neighboring parking decks.

Garage Hours : Daily 7am - 11pm


The outdoor collection gardens and Glasshouse are wheelchair and mobility scooter accessible.  Wheelchairs are available free of charge on a first come, first served basis.  Please inquire in the main lobby when you arrive.

Food and Beverage

The Garden Café offers a seasonal menu of soups, salads, sandwiches and wraps, as well as snack items and a full range of beverages. We ask that all outside food and beverages be consumed adjacent to the Garden's property, including nearby Wade Oval and the grassy areas and picnic tables of the Campsey-Stauffer Gateway Garden outside the Garden's main entrance. Special considerations are made for parents with young children, and also for guests who have special dietary restrictions.

Garden Etiquette
  • All children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Watch your step! Please wear appropriate footwear for outdoor paths
  • Leave plants, rocks and animals for all to enjoy
  • Help keep our gardens beautiful. Leave nothing behind but your footprints
  • Please refrain from climbing trees and from wading in ponds or water features
  • For immediate medical emergency dial 911
  • For medical first aid assistance call 216.707.2853