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

Feb 23 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Are you passionate about the outdoors? Do you enjoy teaching others about nature, plants, animals, and bugs? Then becoming an education programs volunteer is perfect for you. Learn how to lead groups on hikes through[...]
Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Presented by: Cape Fear Botanical Garden, Five Star Entertainment, and The Fayetteville Observer Come focus on the latest trends, find some inspiring ideas and get to know your potential wedding vendors. Visit with vendors from[...]
Feb 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Our painting instructor, Patty Speights, will teach us how to create a beautiful piece of art using acrylics on canvas. This class is open to children ages 8 and over. Canvas, paint, brushes, and easel are provided. Cost per[...]
Feb 27 @ 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.


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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    • Look at all of these masterpieces created at Wine & Whimsy! 😍 🌸Mark your calendars for our next Wine & Whimsy as we attempt to paint a ‘Dock at Sunset’ on March 21st. 🍷🎨
    • Cape Fear Botanical Garden is bursting with color! 💐 Its a little early for Spring blooms but we are LOVING all the flowers. Featured are Daffodils, Cherry blossoms, Magnolias, Camellias and more! Come visit us in Fayetteville, North Carolina to explore the great outdoors! 🌿 Plan your visit at
    • Here are some Forsythia and Cherry blossoms to brighten up your Wednesday ☀️ PC Thomas Keever
    • Just engaged? 💍 Planning the wedding of your dreams? 👰🏼 The Ultimate Bridal Showcase is Sunday, Feb. 25th from 12-4pm at Cape Fear Botanical Garden! Enter for a chance to win a FREE Wedding Package at the event- you don’t want to miss this! 🥂
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    • Beautiful capture of a cardinal by Garden photographer, Thomas Keever! There are several of these brilliant red birds around our Garden, come see them today! We’re open till 4pm 🌸
    • Daffodils are already sprouting up all over the Garden, there are new ones everyday! 🌼 Take advantage of the weekend and explore the Garden to see all of our early spring blooms! PC Thomas Keever
    • Are you passionate about the outdoors? 🌿 Do you enjoy teaching others about nature, plants, animals, and bugs? ☀️🌳🐞 Then join us Feb. 23rd at 9:30am to become an Education Programs Volunteer! Learn how to lead groups on hikes through the Garden and natural North Carolina forest and work hand in hand with our outdoor education staff. Education docents teach children and adults how to explore nature, get hands-on with activities, crafts, and workshops. Grow your knowledge of the outdoors with us!

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PC Thomas Keever
    • This Loebner Magnolia tree is starting to bloom with hundreds of buds just waiting to explode. 🌸 It can be seen on the large island in front of the Orangery and entrance pavilion. PC Thomas Keever