Asheville Orchid Festival Members-Only Preview – *CANCELED

As part of precautionary efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19 or the coronavirus, the 2020 Asheville Orchid Festival and the Members-only Preview have been canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope you will join us next year!


March is Member Appreciation Month!

Throughout the month of March we want to say THANK YOU for being a part of the Arboretum story. As an Arboretum Society member, your support allows the Arboretum to provide invaluable youth and adult education programs, engaging exhibitions and exceptional facilities, gardens and landscapes for future generations.

As a token of our appreciation, the Arboretum Society will offer the following special benefits and programming exclusively to members:

Guided Trail Walks – *CANCELED

To help protect our members, guests and staff, all Arboretum programs, classes and events will be suspended through April, including the members-only guided trail walks. We apologize for the inconvenience. 

Prize Drawings:

Every week in March, we will be giving away a prize package to one lucky member! Current members will automatically be entered in a drawing for a chance to win one of the following prizes:

  • 1 Entry toWinter Lights Preview Night (permitting one car entry on Thursday, November 19, 2020 to see the event before it opens to the public.)
  • 4 Winter Lights Tickets
  • Arboretum Logo Gift Pack (baseball hat, blanket & coffee mug)
  • 1 Household Level Membership

Winners will be notified on or before April 2 by phone or email.


Save the Date!

Mark your calendars and join us for these upcoming special member events:

Arboretum Plant Sale

May 27 – 29
Rhododendron members or higher will be invited to a special pre-sale on Tuesday, May 26, in conjunction with the opening artist reception of Michael Fowler’s exhibit, Arbor Huescapes.