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 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.

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 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
In honor of Squirrel Appreciation Day (which is actually the 21st), we’ll learn all about these furry little rodents. We’ll make a craft and go seeking squirrels in the Garden. This class is geared for[...]
Jan 22 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
This workshop is for teachers, educators or parents. Targeted for the middle-school audience, though widely adaptable, Flying WILD offers practical hands-on classroom and outdoor field investigation experiences connecting real-world experiences in bird biology, conservation and[...]
Jan 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn how to identify common snakes found in North Carolina, where they fit in the ecosystem, and what to do when you encounter one. Participants will leave with an understanding of snakes, and will have[...]
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Practice this flowing eastern exercise with instructor Rich Martin while overlooking the Garden. Held every Tuesdays from 10am – 11:30 am  indoors or outside depending on the weather. Prices are below and will be available for purchase in[...]

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.

Education

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

Follow Us on Instagram

    • We are all 😍😍😍😍😍😍 about the ceiling in the Orangery! Contact our Events Department to schedule a tour to see this beauty in person! 910.486.0221 ext. 39 PC Taryn Hughes
    • Nature looks so healthy after a good rainy day. 💧This is a great spot to spot our hawks and other wild life! PC Taryn Hughes
    • The Cypress Pond was looking hauntingly beautiful this past week with all the fog! 🐸 PC Taryn Hughes
    • Weeping Yaupon Holly ‘Pendula’ drapes over the path to create a whimsical entrance to the Children’s Garden.
    • Thomas Keever, our Staff Photographer, found this Mockingbird by the Butterfly Stroll. He said it was very busy preening and finding things to eat at the waters edge that he was able to get this photograph! 🐦
    • It’s #weddingwednesday 😍 We love wedding photos taken in the Wellon’s Arbor-so romantic!  PC Elizabeth Ashley & Co.
    • What is your favorite part of winter? Our favorite is our Camellia Garden 😍 PC Thomas Keever
    • HOLIDAY SALE‼️ Starting today to the 15th, the Garden’s Gift Shop is offering 25% off all holiday selections! Get yours today! 🌲