U. S. Military Welcome at Callaway Gardens

At Callaway Gardens, we welcome U. S. Military. We hope they enjoy the Gardens’ peace and serenity as well as its many attractions.

New Military Gate Admission
Effective August 15, 2013 Please note that as of August 15, 2013, a new Military gate admission structure will be in affect as shown below. Due to the national economic situation, these changes are to ensure the non-profit Gardens continue to be here for future generations to enjoy.

With presentation of valid identification, Active and Retired U. S. Military will receive:

• General Admission: Free for Military and spouse; Half-price for up to 4 guests in same vehicle per day
• Special Event* Admission:  Half-price for Military and up to 5 guests in same vehicle per day

New Military Friends & Family Annual Pass Price
NEW!  We are pleased to now offer Military families the opportunity to purchase an Annual Pass at half-price.  A Military Friends & Family Annual Pass will allow the passholder and up to five additional guests per day in the Gardens for free on General Admission days and half-price on Special Events* days for one calendar year as well as a host of additional benefits.  For more information, visit www.callawaygardens.com/annualpass.

Military are defined as those in a branch of U. S. Military, including the National Guard, Reservists and the U.S. Coast Guard.  U.S. Military ID required for purchase and admission. Military member or spouse must be in attendance.  This does not apply to Dependents, Department of Defense employees or foreign military.

New Special Admission Price for Veterans
Also, we are pleased to now offer half-price admission, versus full-price, for U. S. Military Veterans.  With proof of service, such as a state issued Veterans Drivers License, VA card or proper paperwork, Veterans will receive:

• General Admission:  Half-price for Veteran; Guests full-price
• Special Event* Admission:  Half-price for Veteran and up to 5 guests in same vehicle per day

For more details on special offers for Military at Callaway Gardens such as golf, overnight packages and more, visit www.callawaygardens.com/military.

We appreciate the sacrifices for our Country by Military and their family.

*Special Events typically refer to holidays and holiday weekends such as Memorial Day, July 4th and Labor Day.  Visit  www.callawaygardens.com.to confirm.



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