Birmingham Botanical Gardens is open to all, every day of the week. Fall/winter hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. (November 7–March 12). Please note that the City of Birmingham requires face coverings inside City-owned buildings and venues, including the Garden Center and other indoor facilities at the Gardens, effective July 29, 2021. For more information and guidelines for visiting, please click here. We look forward to your visit!

Go Public Gardens Days!




Celebrate Go Public Gardens Days! May 7-16

Birmingham Botanical Gardens is pleased to participate in Go Public Gardens Days, a 10-day initiative of the American Public Gardens Association that promotes visiting, valuing, and volunteering at public gardens nationwide!

May 7-16, we invite you to celebrate the Gardens and all that it makes possible by stopping by to explore our springtime blooms, becoming a member of the Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens, and volunteering to help us care for our 20+ garden spaces.

Thank you for supporting Birmingham Botanical Gardens through your annual membership, gifts, and volunteer service to the Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Your commitment helps us grow a greener tomorrow!


Go Public Gardens Days! Events

Volunteer: Help us plant our entrance beds on Friday, May 14! Volunteers will receive a gift plant to take home. Gloves, tools, snacks and water provided. Sunscreen recommended. Sign up here.

Visit: Join the Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens for a special celebration of Japanese maples in the heart of the beautiful Japanese Garden. Learn more here.