Membership-LotusFest 2018

Please consider becoming a Lotusland member. Membership support is vitally important to preserve and enhance this unique horticultural treasure for all to enjoy.

Join by August 31, 2018 and receive FREE 2 additional months of Membership. Use Code LotusFest2018. 

Benefits For All Membership Levels

  • Free admission while Lotusland is open (with a reservation)
  • Privilege to self-guide, sketch, paint, photograph
  • Invitations, advance notice and discounts on classes and events
  • $10 savings (adult guests) on Thursdays; must arrive in one car
  • A 10% discount at our Garden Shop and online store
  • Savings at over a dozen nursery and garden specialty stores
  • Recognition in the Annual Report
  • Subscription to quarterly Newsletter and monthly e-Bulletin Your Membership contribution is tax deductible
  • Annual member appreciation event

Become a Lotusland Member


See Below



Reservations are required for members and non-members. Free admission applies to the person on the membership card.

General Membership

Includes 1 or 2 non-transferable membership cards, per 1 household as described below:

$95 Individual
Membership benefits for 1 Specified Adult

$155 Dual
Membership benefits for up to 2 specified adults living in 1 household

$175 Family
Membership benefits for up to 2 specified adults living in 1 household, plus their children or grandchildren under 18

$295 Friend
Includes all the membership benefits of Family level, plus

  • 3 free one-time use guest admissions (member must accompany guests)
  • Invitations to free educational programs

Garden Lover

Members who join at the Garden Lover levels provide essential support for the ongoing care and improvement of Lotusland. Garden Lover levels receive all Friend level benefits, plus invitations to special Garden Lover events and exhibition previews. Members at these levels still need to make reservations for their guests for docent-led tours, but are not required to accompany them.

  • Member discount price on event tickets for your guests
  • First opportunity for gala sponsorships
  • Invitations to exclusive Garden Lover seasonal dinners
  • Recognition in the Lotusland Newsletter
  • Free Focus Tours, curator tours, lectures and exhibitions
  • Special tours during expanded times

$600 Advocate
Includes all the membership benefits of Friend level, plus

  • 6 total one-time use guest admissions for tours
  • Invitations to special events or exhibit previews
  • Recognition of your support in Lotusland’s Newsletter and Annual Report

$1,000 Cultivator

  • 10 total one-time use guest admissions
  •  Enjoy a personal picnic between tours, per guidelines
  •  Invitation to a reception with the Board of Trustees

$2,500 Conservator
Includes all the benefits of Cultivator level, plus

  •  15 total one-time use guest admissions for tours
  •  Family level gift membership to give to a friend
  •  Electric cart tour for up to 4; subject to availability

$5,000 Guardian
Includes all the benefits of Conservator level, plus

  •  20 total one-time use guest admissions for tours
  •  4-hour home garden consultation with horticultural staff
  •  Special recognition in the quarterly Lotusland Newsletter

 Levels below enjoy Guardian benefits and may host a private event. Guidelines apply and facility fees may apply.

$10,000 Steward

  •  Up to 30 guests; limit of 15 vehicles

$17,500 Visionary

  •  Up to 60 guests; limit of 30 vehicles

$25,000 Champion

  •  Up to 100 guests; limit of 35 vehicles

$35,000 Innovator

  •  Up to 140 guests; limit of 35 vehicles

$50,000 Luminary

  •  Up to 180 guests; limit of 60 vehicles

Your membership is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by the law.

To comply with Lotusland’s Conditional Use Permit, advance reservations are required for all members or visitors, and Lotusland is restricted to the number of visitors and vehicles permitted daily and annually. For advanced reserved tour arrivals, Lotusland’s gated entrance is open between 9:30 to 10AM or 1:00 to 1:30PM. Tour dates are available mid-February to mid-November, Wednesday through Saturday. Call the Visitor Services Office at 805-969-9990 to make advance reservations to assure availability.

Pricing and benefits are subject to change without notice.