Take your next Memorable Photo at Monk Botanical Gardens
The Garden is a beautiful, year-round space for photographers to capture nature’s beauty or take memorable photos. The photography guidelines outlined here are intended for all guests. However, a permit is necessary for those who wish to use the Garden’s setting as the background for posed photography or commercial videos. This includes wedding, family, engagement, senior photos, maternity, quinceañera or the like and all other commercial
Use of the Garden for photography is open to the public during regular Garden hours. Posed photography is not allowed after hours, on days the Garden is closed, or during specific special events. The Garden is a public facility and privacy cannot be guaranteed. Areas in the Garden cannot be reserved for the exclusive use of any group.
While you do not need to schedule your photography session, you should check the Event Calendar for closures.
A photography permit covers the photographer or videographer’s use of the Gardens for a commercial session. Posting a photo online? Please credit us (#monkgardens and geotag Monk Botanical Gardens) and tag us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.
- Annual Photography Membership – $75 (valid for the current calendar year regardless when it is purchased and includes Individual Membership)
- One Day Permits – $30 (valid one day only during Gardens hours)
Annual Photography Memberships and One Day Permits should be purchased online in advance. Purchase by clicking your option below.