Due to the uncertainty of future Covid-19 Safety Guidelines, some events may have to be altered or cancelled.  Click on an event to see the latest information. 


Beginning in October, all visitors to the Gardens will once again enter through the Botanical Center. The Botanical Center has been closed since late March due to Covid-19.  Visitors will need to wear a mask to enter the building.


16th Annual “Scarecrows in the Gardens”.    October 1-31                                              Theme: Heroes & Villians!                                 

Free admission on Grand Opening Day Oct 4


Registration for the 2020 DABG Ralph Smith Memorial Golf Tournament is now open.  Click on event in the list on right.  Brochure


Normal operating hours will change on Nov 1st to 8 am -5 pm.

Regular daily admission to the 46-acre garden is $5 for adults age 16 and above and is free to visitors age 15 and below and Garden members. Currently, admission is collected on the honor system due to the temporary closure of the Ralph & Carolyn Smith Botanical Center. Admission/donation boxes are located along both walkways as you enter the Garden.

“The Garden is a great place to visit right now with so many flowers in bloom”.

It’s time to schedule your holiday party! Call Janie at 334-793-3224.

The Hanahan Daylily Garden at DABG was recently recognized as an official “Display Garden” by the American Daylily Society.  Only 330 Daylily Gardens across the U.S. and Canada and Europe have achieved this designation.  The Daylily Garden is maintained by the Wiregrass Daylily Society.

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The Dothan Area Botanical Gardens consists of 50 acres of cultivated gardens, nature trails and undeveloped, wooded landscape. DABG seeks to preserve the remarkable native plants of the area in an attractive balance with traditional botanical garden elements – and is committed to the conservation of natural resources for future generations.

Admission is $5 for non-members 16 years old and above.  Admission fees are used to help maintain The Gardens for your enjoyment!  DABG participates in the DHCLS Connect Pass Program.

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