Nature Connects® Art With LEGO® Bricks Special!

Admission: $5

Garden Hours: 12 pm – 4 pm

Take advantage of your last chance to see this award winning exhibit before we say goodbye on January 15th!


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Help Us Continue To Grow!

Since 1989, Cape Fear Botanical Garden has grown and flourished to become a beautiful and treasured part of Fayetteville. The Garden has an essential role in the community and enhances the quality of life for people of all ages by providing cultural and educational programs, field trips and camps for our children, resiliency programs for soldiers and veterans, and places, both native and cultivated, in which to connect with nature.

Benefits of Membership

  • Member cards included for all permanent residents of household (18 years or older)
  • Free or reduced rates to 300+ botanical gardens (list available HERE)
  • Unlimited daily admission for 12 months for each member cardholder (selected special events require separate ticket purchase)
  • 10% member discount at the Garden Gift Shop, Garden Café and on private outside facility rental
  • Reduced price tickets for special events like Holiday Lights, summer camps, adult and children workshops, fitness classes and more! (some restrictions may apply)
  • Invitations to participate in member-only events
  • Quarterly coupons and/or special shopping events at the Gift Shop
  • One year subscription to Scenic Views, our quarterly newsletter
  • Free one year subscription to Better Homes and Gardens magazine or Martha Stewart’s Living magazine
  • Discounted subscription to Carolina Gardener magazine
  • Enjoy discounts from local community partners
  • Receive two free Garden guest passes to let friends and family to enjoy the Garden.
  • $5 of every membership supports our Endowment for Sustainability

Fayetteville & Local Community

We are sincerely grateful for the grants, and the ongoing support and commitment of these Funding Partners to advocate for the Garden and our community’s non-profits.

Upcoming Events

Jan 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Owl Pellets Owls have amazing adaptations to help them hunt at night! We’ll discuss some fun owl facts, and then have time for a guided owl pellet dissection to determine what an owl had for[...]
Jan 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
What is fur? Which animals have fur?  We’ll learn about these animals, and take a walk around the Garden to see if we can spy any animals with fur!  A furry craft is included!  This[...]
Jan 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
What is an evergreen?  Visit some evergreens during a short walk around the Garden, then use evergreens and other materials from nature to create your own nature painting!  Be sure to wear clothes that can[...]
Feb 11 @ 5:30 am – 8:30 am
Energize your relationship with a swoon worthy Valentines date night at Cape Fear Botanical Garden. Beat the crazy crowds on Valentine’s Day by attending our Dinner Dance Night on Saturday, February 11, 2017. Begin a romantic[...]

Facility Rentals

The Wyatt Visitors Pavilion Complex at Cape Fear Botanical Garden is the premier rental space for wedding ceremonies and receptions, corporate and military functions, special occasions, and holiday celebrations – small and large, intimate and grand. Exquisite facilities paired with superb cuisine provide the perfect location for your event.


Cape Fear Botanical Garden provides a variety of educational opportunities for all ages. Attend a workshop to refine your gardening skills, bring your group for a guided tour, try your hand at art, drop by for story time, or join us on a nature walk – there’s something for everyone!

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Education Education - Do you enjoy teaching others about nature, plants, animals, and bugs? Becoming an education docent is a terrific opportunity for you to provide visitors with ...
  • Horticulture Horticulture - Whether you are well versed in propagation or can’t tell the difference between a peony and a petunia, we are looking for volunteers of all ...
  • Administration Administration - Are you a team builder, or someone who likes to do administrative work? Administrative volunteers assist with typical daily administrative task in Education, Visitor Services, ...
  • Day Camp First Impressions – Visitor Services - Our First Impressions volunteers are the faces of the Garden – the first and last faces that visitors see as they arrive and depart. Additionally, ...

“Fayetteville’s Gem”

“This is a great spot to go and spend some time. Connected to the Cape Fear River Trail, the Botanical garden is accessible from points in Downtown Fayetteville – or by car. Start in Downtown and take a leisurely walk or bike ride on the trail to the Garden. There are always beautiful exhibits, a wonderful gift shop, and special…”

– Fay T

“Refreshing Walk Through Nature”

“A mid-summer meant there were less blooming flowers but the gardens were still nice for talking a walk and enjoying time outdoors. Seems like a good place to take children for a relaxing outing. There are few enclosed speciality gardens and everything is labeled fairly well. I would go back the next time blooms are at their peak!”

– Pamela R

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    • A taste of spring in January! PC Thomas Keever
    • Photo By Thomas Keever
    • Message from our Red-shouldered friend! The Garden is featuring many deals as we close out Nature Connects® Art With LEGO® Bricks! Visit the Garden for $5, and take advantage of 50% off sales in the Gift Shop! Come make your day great at CFBG! PC Thomas Keever
    • It’s never to early to start your Christmas shopping. Say goodbye to Nature Connects® Art With LEGO® Bricks, and save big with a visit to the Gift Shop all for $5!
    • Meet our new staff member! For some reason he has failed to disclose his name... any ideas? PC Thomas Keveer
    • Who needs warm weather when you have beautiful Camellias! PC Thomas Keever
    • Are you stir-crazy yet? This Red-shouldered Hawk is loving this weather! PC Thomas Keever #capefearbg
    • Stay warm and safe! The Garden will be closed through Sunday, we will see you in a few days! PC Thomas Keever