Become an Annual Member

A Callaway Gardens Annual Membership supports the not-for-profit Ida Cason Callaway Foundation and its mission. It’s also a great value with many benefits.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please call 1.800.628.8582 or email

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Please note: Your Annual Membership will be mailed to you within 7 business days. If you are visiting within in the next seven days, we recommend purchasing or renewing an Annual Membership at a Callaway Gardens gatehouse or the Information Desk at the Virginia Hand Callaway Discovery Center.

There are a variety of options available for purchasing an Annual Membership, depending on which method of payment you prefer and when you intend to first use the Membership. For questions or additional information, please call 1.800.628.8582 or email

Ultimate Annual Membership – $279

Admits Member and up to five guests on General Admission days and includes admission to special events and 50% discounted admission to Fantasy In Light on value days.


Annual Membership – $129

Admits Member and up to five guests on General Admission days. Half-price Special Events.


Local Annual Membership – $99

Admits Member and up to five guests on General Admission days. Half-price Special Events. For residents of Harris, Troup, Muscogee, Coweta, Meriwether, Talbot counties in GA; Lee, Russell, and Chambers counties in AL.


Individual Annual Membership – $49

Admits Member on General Admission days. Half-price Special Events.


Senior Annual Membership – $44

Admits Member (age 65+) on General Admission days. Half-price Special Events.


What Benefits Do I Get?

    • Free Admission* on General Admission Days to the Gardens and its many attractions, including the Virginia Hand Callaway Discovery Center, Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center, Ida Cason Callaway Memorial Chapel, Live Birds of Prey Shows, 10-Mile Discovery Bicycle Trail, and seven miles of walking trails. You’ll even get free admission during Celebrate Spring! and Azalea Season, usually considered a Special Events.
    • Discounted Admission (typically 50%) during select Special Events:
      • Memorial Day Weekend (Friday through Monday, including beach access during the Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament)
      • Independence Day & Holiday Weekend (July 4th Festivities including July 4th Star Spangled Beach Party)
      • Labor Day Weekend (Friday Night Balloon Glow: free admission; Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival: Saturday-Sunday half-price admission)
    • Admission to Robin Lake Beach during Summer: Activities and events include swimming, miniature golf, shuffleboard, and performances by the Florida State University Flying High Circus.
    • 50% Discount on Fantasy In Lights Tickets: Must be purchased by phone in advance of date of visit. Valid for up to 10 tickets per valid date on Value Show Dates (see schedule). Call 1.855.421.4176 for more information and to order tickets.
    • 10% Educational Workshops Discount (Excluding meals and materials)
    • 25% Discount on Mountain Creek Inn Accommodations: Applies to regular room rates on select dates throughout the year. Subject to availability. Not valid on package prices or at The Lodge and Spa, Cottages, Villas, Vacation Homes, Mountain View Golf Cottage, or Camp Callaway.
    • 25% Discount on Bicycle Rentals

Benefits subject to change. Separate fee applies to some attractions, including TreeTop Adventure, Aqua Island, Paddle Boats, and Water Sports.

NOTE: As of Jan. 1, 2014, Callaway no longer participates in the AHS Reciprocal Program.


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