Fairchild Hours & Admission

Welcome to Fairchild: Miami’s Garden

Open Daily: 

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Day Tickets

Adult $24.95
Senior $17.95
Student $15.95 (in person purchase only with ID)
Children (6-17) $11.95
Children (0-5) Free

Free for Fairchild Members


Fairchild opens early for Members each Tuesday at 7:00 a.m. Members can check-in  at the South Entrance Gate.

Admission tickets are sold at any of the entrances. Accepted methods of payment include cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express and travelers checks.


The Glasshouse Café

The Glasshouse Cafe is located adjacent to the Wings of the Tropics exhibit allowing guests to enjoy their delicious meal surrounded by panoramic views of the beautiful butterflies.  The Glasshouse Café’s popular menu includes organic and locally grown food including soups, paninis, quiches, hand-crafted sodas, smoothies and desserts. The Glasshouse Café is available for private rentals.

View the full menu.

Pricing for Ticketed Events
Varies per event.

Please click here for a listing of all events and additional information.

Convert Your Admission to Membership (Daytime Visits)

If you’ve enjoyed your visit to the Garden, we will happily apply the price of your admission toward a membership on the day of your visit. To convert your admissions to Membership please visit a Gift Shop Associate or call Member Services at 305-667-1651 ext. 3373. Click here to learn about becoming a member of Fairchild.

Promotions and Discounts: All discounts available for in-person purchase only

College Student Discount
College students between the ages of 18-24 can save $9 on regular adult admission. Must show a valid student ID. 

AAA Discount
Fairchild offers our AAA visitors a discount of $2 off regular adult admission. Must show current AAA membership card.

American Horticultural Society Reciprocal Admissions Program
Fairchild is proud to participate in the American Horticultural Society Reciprocal Admissions Program. (Please note that there is an exclusion in reciprocity with other botanic gardens within 90 miles of Fairchild. We encourage you to contact participating organizations to determine eligibility.)

If you walk, ride your bike or take public transportation to Fairchild, receive $5 off the admission price for adults and $2 off the admission price for children. This promotion is good every day. It’s our way of thanking you for contributing to conservation. If you are a Fairchild Member and wish to ride your bike, walk or take public transportation, you will receive a Bike-N-Five loyalty card. After five visits, you will receive a gift admission valued at $25.

Military Discount
Fairchild offers active military personnel and veterans free admission year-round. We also participate in the Blue Star Museums program, which offers free admission to Spouse and children only of active military personnel from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Must present active military ID card. 

First Responders Discount
Fairchild offers active first responders (active police and fire-rescue personnel) 50% off regular admission year-round. Must present your ID.

Culture Shock Miami
We participate in Culture Shock Miami, which offers discounted tickets to Fairchild for participating students between the ages 13-22.

The Golden Ticket Program
On the first Wednesday of each month, Miami-Dade County senior residents ages 62 and over with a Golden Ticket will receive one free admission to Fairchild. Please present your completed Golden Ticket form at the entrance.