Want to visit Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden?
The 83-acre garden in Coral Cables, established in 1938, offers visitors a chance to see all kinds of rare and interesting tropical plants. Fairchild also hosts festivals, workshops and classes all year.
Admission to this Coral Gables attraction typically costs $24.95 for adults, $17.95 for seniors and $15.95 for students. (Tickets usually cost $12 for children age 6-17 and are free for those who are younger.)
But there are sometimes promo codes and discounts that will get you in to see the garden for less. For example, with a Golden Ticket, seniors 62 and older get in free the first Wednesday of every month.
Fairchild Garden discounts
$12 Days in September. For just $12, half the regular price of an adult ticket, visitors can stroll the gardens and enjoy the Dragons and Mythical Creatures exhibit. Get discount tickets here.
Discount code for Dragons and Mythical Creatures: Once you add tickets to your cart, you’ll see a section where you may input a discount code. Type in DRAGONS20 to get 20 percent off adult admission. This discount is good through Sept. 24, 2023, during the Dragons and Mythical Creatures exhibit.
AAA Discount: AAA members get $2 off regular adult admission.
Golden Ticket Program: Miami-Dade seniors 62 and older get one free admission to the garden the first Wednesday of every month with a completed Golden Ticket form.
College students: $9 off adult admission with student ID.
Eco-Discount: Visitors who walk, ride a bike or take public transportation to Fairchild get $5 off the admission price for adults and $2 off the admission price for children.
Military Discount: Active military personnel and veterans get free admission year-round. Fairchild also participates in the Blue Star Museums program, which offers free admission to families of active military personnel from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
First Responders Discount: Active first responders (police and fire-rescue personnel) receive 50 percent off regular admission year-round.
Culture Shock Miami: Fairchild participates in Culture Shock Miami, which offers discounted tickets for participating students age 13-22.
American Horticultural Society Reciprocal Admissions Program: Members of other botanic gardens may get free admission via the American Horticultural Society Reciprocal Admissions Program. (Discount doesn’t apply to botanic gardens within 90 miles of Fairchild.)
You can find all the latest Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden discounts here.
The garden is at 10901 Old Cutler Road.
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Other Miami gardens
Miami’s many gardens are an ideal setting for taking a nice, long stroll surrounded by lush, colorful scenery.
Historic spots such as Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Deering Estate, Vizcaya Museum & Gardens, The Kampong and Pinecrest Gardens are just a few we suggest. For more information on Miami gardens, click here.
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