Tickets & Info

Ticket Prices: $25 for a two-day ticket, $20 in advance.
All sales are final; the Aiken Garden Show will be held rain or shine. No strollers will be permitted in the gardens. This event is not recommended for children under 8.

2017 Garden Show Ticket Purchasing Options:

Garden Show tickets may be purchased on line by credit card through May 18th. Tickets purchased online will not be mailed but will be held for you at the Banksia entrance. Please print out your receipt and bring it with you to the registration table at Banksia.

Tickets will be available at the advance price of $20.00 at the following retail outlets from April 1st through May 18th:

in Aiken:
Aiken County Visitors Center – Laurens Street
Antiques and Uniques – Mitchell Shopping Center
Cold Creek Nurseries – Hitchcock Parkway
Palmetto Nursery – Pine Log Road
Plum Pudding – Laurens Street

in North Augusta:
Nurseries Caroliniana – Mims Church Road
Parks Pharmacy – Georgia Avenue

in Augusta:
Bedford Greenhouses – Oleander Drive

in Columbia:
Woodley's Garden Center – Woodley's Way

in Irmo:
Woodley's Garden Center – Dreher Shoals Road

Please pay with cash or check. Credit Cards will be accepted for Tickets sold at the door.


To purchase tickets on-line using PayPal. Select the type of ticket you would like to purchase using the drop down box below, and then click the Add to Cart button. You will have an opportunity to edit the number of tickets at checkout. Your tickets will be held for you at the Banksia entrance on the day of the show. Please remember to include your name when purchasing tickets and print out the receipt to bring with you. For further information, please call 803-641-6777.

Paypal - 2 day ticket

Directions to the Aiken Garden Show at Banksia

From Charleston, SC:
  • From Charleston Hwy/US 78, turn left onto Richland Avenue E/US Hwy 78 W.
  • Turn left onto Chesterfield Street S/SC Hwy 19 S. Turn slight right onto Chesterfield Street S.
  • Turn right onto South Boundary Avenue SW. Turn left onto Newberry Street SW.
  • End at The Aiken County Historical Museum/Banksia, 433 Newberry Street SW.

From Augusta and Atlanta, GA:
  • Take I-20 E toward Augusta and South Carolina.
  • Merge onto SC Hwy 19 S. via exit 18 toward Aiken.
  • Turn left onto Richland Avenue SW/US Hwy 1 N/US Hwy 78 E/SC Hwy 19 S.
  • Turn right onto Chesterfield Street S/SC Hwy 19 S.
  • Turn slight right onto Chesterfield Street S.
  • Turn right onto South Boundary Avenue SW.
  • Turn left onto Newberry Street SW.
  • End at The Aiken County Historical Museum/Banksia, 433 Newberry Street SW.

From Charlotte, NC and Columbia, SC:
  • Take I-77 S toward Columbia, SC.
  • Merge onto SC Hwy 277 S via exit 18 toward I-20 W/Columbia/Augusta.
  • Merge onto I-20 W toward Augusta, GA.
  • Take the US Hwy 1 S exit, exit 22, toward Aiken, SC.
  • Turn left onto US Hwy 1/Columbia Hwy N. Continue to follow Us Hwy 1.
  • Turn right onto Richland Avenue SW/US Hwy 1 S/US Hwy 78 W..
  • Turn left onto Chesterfield Street S/SC Hwy 19 S.
  • Turn slight right onto Chesterfield Street S.
  • Turn right onto South Boundary Avenue SW.
  • Turn left onto Newberry Street SW.
  • End at The Aiken County Historical Museum/Banksia, 433 Newberry Street SW.

Hotel Lodging

    The following hotels will offer a discount when you show your Aiken Garden Show ticket or program:

    • Rose Hill Estate
      221 Greenville St., NW
      803-648-1181
      10% off
    • The Inn at Houndslake
      897 Houndslake Drive
      803-648-9535
      $89.00
    • Holiday Inn Express
      2897 Whiskey Road
      803-508-7700
      $99.00

Aiken also offers many fine franchise hotel and motel accommodations.
Please consult the internet or the appropriate 1-800 number to check availability and rates.