Admission & Membership


Annual Passes:

Callaway Resort & Gardens Annual Passes are a great value. Passes include admission to the Gardens and all its attractions as well as discounts to many special events, educational workshops, bike rentals, and more. A pass pays for itself in just one or two visits. Learn more about what’s included with annual passes.

To express our appreciation for members of America’s Armed Forces, Military families can purchase an annual pass at half price.

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Admission Pricing:

Daytime Admission General Gardens Admission                 Special Events*
Adult (Age 13-64) $20 $30
Senior (Age 65+) $15 $25
Child (Age 6-12) $10 $15
Child (Age 5 and under) FREE FREE
Military (Active Duty or Retired) FREE Half-Price
Veterans Half-Price Half-Price


*Special Event Admission applies to:  

  • Memorial Day Weekend Festival Featuring the Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament      
  • July 4th Weekend Star Spangled Beach Party
  • Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival (Labor Day Weekend)

Fantasy In Lights, our nationally acclaimed Christmas event, is subject to different pricing.

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Gardens admission is included with your stay at all Callaway lodging options.

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Membership: Callaway Gardens Connection

The Callaway Gardens Connection is a unique club that connects members with one another and offers unrivaled recreational, cultural, and educational opportunities. The Connection includes an extraordinary number of venues, activities, and social events for members of all ages, backgrounds, and interests to enjoy year-round.

Membership grants access to the Gardens for the immediate family (consisting of the member, spouse or significant other, dependent children 25 and younger, and grandchildren 25 and younger). As a member, you’ll also enjoy:

  • Full access to the Gardens for up to five guests per day
  • Charge privileges with Member Card
  • Members-only events and programs
  • Member pricing on educational workshops, hikes, and select Callaway programs
  • Member pricing for bike rentals and biking events
  • Callaway event ticket presales with member pricing

Initiation Fee: Currently Waived*

Annual Dues: $600**

Ask about our Sports Connection Membership.

Memberships are available by invitation to membership candidates who do not own residential property within the Callaway Resort & Gardens community and are recallable at any time by Callaway Gardens Connection on a first in/last out basis. If recalled, the Initiation Fee may be refunded at the scale outlined in the Connection Membership Documents.

*Cultural Connection Membership initiation fee is typically $500. This fee is currently waived

**All dues and fees are subject to applicable sales tax and are subject to change.

For more information on Callaway Gardens Connection memberships, call 706.663.5170 or email

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