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Please note that as of August 15, 2013, a new Military Callaway Gardens gate admission structure will be in effect as shown below.

With presentation of valid identification, Active and Retired U. S. Military will receive:

• General Admission: Free for Military and spouse; Half-price for up to 4 guests in same vehicle per day (Guests include, but are not limited to, dependents, extended family and friends)
• Special Event* Admission: Half-price for Military and up to 5 guests in same vehicle per day


New Military Friends & Family Annual Pass Price

We are pleased to now offer Military families the opportunity to purchase an Annual Pass at half-price. A Military Friends & Family Annual Pass will allow the passholder and up to five additional guests per day in the Gardens for free on General Admission days and half-price on Special Events* days for one calendar year as well as a host of additional benefits. For more information, visit www.callawaygardens.com/annualpass.

Military are defined as those in a branch of U. S. Military, including the National Guard, Reservists and the U.S. Coast Guard. U.S. Military ID required for purchase and admission. Military member or spouse must be in attendance. This does not apply to Dependents, Department of Defense employees or foreign military.

New Special Admission Price for Veterans
Also, we are pleased to now offer half-price admission, versus full-price, for U. S. Military Veterans. With proof of service, such as a state issued Veterans Drivers License, VA card, American Legion card or proper paperwork, Veterans will receive:

• General Admission: Half-price for Veteran; Guests full-price
• Special Event* Admission: Half-price for Veteran and up to 5 guests in same vehicle per day

 

About Callaway Gardens

For more than 60 years, Callaway Gardens has provided "a place of relaxation, inspiration and a better understanding of the living world" for millions of visitors.  Owned and operated by the non-profit Ida Cason Callaway Foundation, Callaway Gardens includes a garden, resort, preserve and residential community on 6,500 acres in Pine Mountain, Georgia.  Highlights include a butterfly conservatory, horticultural center, discovery center, chapel, inland beach, nature trails, a zip line/obstacle course and special events throughout the year.

In addition, Callaway Gardens offers nearly 80,000 square feet of meeting space, 689 guest rooms, restaurants, shops, golf, tennis, fishing and more.

Five unique, close-knit residential communities — with custom home sites, lakefront properties and cottages on the golf course — offer an ideal home away from home or full-time residence.

Callaway Gardens is home to a forest preserve which is under conservation easement.  This conserved, sustainably-managed land is used for biological studies and environmental education programs.

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