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Strybing Circle

Strybing Circle

Protecting Plant Biodiversity and a World Class Collection

As Strybing Circle members, your generous gift supports the care and maintenance of the Garden's unique and precious collections and its outreach and education programs for people of all ages.

Members of Strybing Circle enjoy exclusive events designed to help you discover even more about the Garden.


Levels & Benefits

Join or upgrade today!

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Protea ($1,000+)
Free, unlimited admission for two Strybing Circle member cardholders, and all children or grandchildren under age 18. Up to 4 additional guests are admitted free per visit plus:

  • 6 one-time use guest passes for general admission or select member events, and free admission for 4 guests to the Annual Plant Sale Preview Reception
  • 20% discount at the Garden Bookstore, Plant Arbor, and monthly plant sales
  • Free or reduced admission at nearly 300 gardens nationally (visit for more details)
  • Two free passes to a SFBGS community program class
  • Invitations to seasonal Member Garden Parties, Annual Plant Sale Preview, special Strybing Circle events including Curator's Walk & Talk and private home garden tours
  • Recognition on SFBGS Donor Wall and acknowledgement in Leaflet, SFBGS annual report

Cycad ($2,500+)
All of the Protea benefits plus:

  • Exclusive access to Strybing Circle concierge service to enhance and plan your Garden visits
  • Invitation to Strybing Circle Annual Donor Appreciation Brunch

Camellia ($5,000+)
All of the Cycad benefits plus:

  • A customized Garden Tour for you and 4 guests
  • Guided visit to Children's Garden for a classroom of your choice

Rhododendron ($10,000+)
All of the Camellia benefits plus:

  • Invitation to a private luncheon with a SFBGS Curator
  • Customized corporate volunteer opportunity for a company of your choice

Cypress ($25,000+)
All of the Rhododendron benefits plus:

  • Invitation to a private dinner with SFBGS Executive Director and Chair of the Board of Trustees
  • Donors at the Cypress level receive additional benefits and experiences tailored to their personal interests
SFBGS and San Francisco Recreation and Park Department San Francisco Botanical Garden's beauty and value as a major cultural resource are the result of a successful public/private partnership between San Francisco Botanical Garden Society and the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department.

ADMISSION  FREE for Members, SF Residents (with proof of residency) & School Groups | $7 Non-residents | Discounts for Seniors & Children

LOCATED In Golden Gate Park, with entrances at the corner of Ninth Ave. at Lincoln Way (Main Gate) & at MLK Jr. Drive off the Music Concourse (Friend/North Gate) | Phone: (415) 661-1316 | Mail: 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122-2370

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