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Introduce clients and friends to Asheville’s #1 outdoor oasis nestled in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Through our Realtor Membership Program, we’re offering day passes, memberships and client appreciation gifts so you can give your clients a unique experience that personally connects them to the natural beauty of Western North Carolina. 

It’s a place where you belong, every day and every season. Entertain guests and visit for the day, join as a member, or surprise a client with a housewarming gift and visit all year long!

You can experience:

  • The ever-changing Quilt Garden, inspired by traditional quilt patterns brought to life with vibrant plants and flowers, along with 65 acres of magnificent gardens
  • Over 10 miles of dog-friendly trails for hiking, biking, and exploring
  • An ever-changing lineup of stunning indoor and outdoor exhibits
  • Enjoy live music in the glow of the evening golden hour with Summer Music Concert Series ArborEvenings
  • A Bonsai collection of more than 100 specimens carefully cultivated with a Southern Appalachian accent

Day Passes

Entertain clients with a stroll in the gardens or enjoy the rocking chairs on the veranda. A day pass allows a carload of visitors to enjoy the gardens, exhibits and trails during regular daytime property hours.

$20 per day pass

10 pack of day passes = $200

20 pack of day passes = $360 (2 passes free)

Pricing is for one standard personal vehicle up to 20′ long.


Become a member today and enjoy year-long perks. Exclusive benefits include free parking, discounts on tickets toWinter Lights, 10% off educational programs for adults and youth and The Connections Gallery Gift Shop. With Reciprocal Garden privileges, members have access to over 360 gardens throughout North America and free admission to the N.C. Zoo in Asheboro, N.C. Memberships are tax-deductible and start at only $90 for a Household

For every membership purchased through the Realtor Membership Program, you will receive one complimentary parking pass to the Arboretum to share with potential clients or use for yourself.

Client Appreciation Gifts

On closing day, give your clients a unique housewarming gift that personally connects them to the natural beauty of Western North Carolina. Gift memberships offer perks all year long at one of the most botanically diverse natural settings in America.


How to Join the Realtor Membership Program

  • Fill out the form below to register. Once submitted, Member Services will contact you to collect payment and make arrangements to pick up or mail the order.
  • Gift Membership Packets include:
    • A Specialty Arboretum notecard to write a personal note to your client
    • Presentation folder with new member information
    • Membership card(s)
    • N.C. Arboretum tote bag *limited supplies
    • Sow True Seeds Edible flower seed packet *limited supplies
  • Day Pass Packets include:
    • N.C. Arboretum rack card
    • N.C. Arboretum map(s)
    • Day pass(es)

On closing day, give your clients a heartwarming gift that allows them to easily process their membership at their own convenience and enjoy all Asheville has to offer!

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Any Questions?

Contact Tara Grunwald at tgrunwald@ncarboretum.org or call us at 828-412-8529