Ball Ground, GA 30107
Gibbs Gardens, less than an hour from Atlanta, is nestled in the foothills of the North Georgia mountains. The Gibbs family developed more than 220 acres of gardens. This 300-acre estate, now open to the public, has a 25-year-old manor house that overlooks the mountains and gardens.
Enjoy the serenity of nature and stroll along the streams with many waterfalls or around the water gardens with 22 reflecting ponds. Refresh yourself with the beauty and fragrance of thousands of plants, flowers, and millions of bulbs that provide a wide array of color, shape and texture for the 16 garden venues. The grounds include Japanese Gardens, the largest in the nation; Water Lily Gardens, the nation's largest display of 140 varieties in a natural environment; 20 million Daffodils; and Manor House Gardens with seven flowering terraces covering 150 feet change of elevation from the Manor House to the Valley Gardens.
Check the website for current hours (seasonal) of operation, www.gibbsgardens.com.
Info & Amenities
Hours of Operation
Sunday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Tuesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Wednesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Thursday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Friday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Admission & Fees
Adults (18-64) $20
Annual 4 Season Membership $50 per adult, $30 per child
Children (3-17) $10
Children 2 and under $0.00
Group (10+ ppl) (unguided) $16
Seniors (65+) $18
Tram: all-day pass $5
Gift Shop, Parking on Site, Public Restrooms, Restaurant on Site, Self-guided Tours
Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible
Group Rates Available, Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly
Suitable for Ages
Gibbs Gardens Daffodil Colorfest
02/18/2017 - 03/31/2017
Explore our 220 acres of spectacular public gardens, in Ball Ground, Ga., located just one hour north of Atlanta. Gibbs Gardens' 2017 Daffodil Colorfest begins February 18 and runs through April. There are over 100 different varieties of the hardy, deer resistant bulbs. They come in a wide range of colors, golden, yellow, white, pink, orange and a mixture. Plan to visit once every few weeks to see early, mid and late season selections.
With 16 garden venues, the Gardens offer four se...read more
Arts and Crafts Show on the Great Lawn
05/20/2017 - 05/21/2017
Join us for Gibbs Gardens Arts on the Great Lawn on Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21, 2017. At the Gibbs Gardens Arts Festival, artists and crafters will be selling original work. Categories include: 2-D Mixed Media, 3-D mixed media, clay, drawing, fiber/leather, glass, metal, painting-oil/acrylic, painting-watercolor/pastel, photography, sculpture, wood and jewelry. These are juried shows. For information about this festival, email ...read more
Monet Waterlily Festival
09/23/2017 - 09/24/2017
Celebrate the beauty of 140 varieties of waterlilies blooming against the backdrop of our Monet Bridge. Enjoy flowers, fine art, music and food. The Monet Waterlily Arts Festival is designed to provide artists and artisans, who create and execute original work, with a venue to sell their work to a targeted set of customers.
The Art Gallery features original works of art, in many different mediums, and will be offered for sale by a juried group of fine artists and artisans.