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Photography & Filming

Personal Use Photography

We encourage guests to take informal photographs or videos for their personal use and enjoyment as long as they stay on the paths and do not disturb the plants. Personal use photography equipment is limited to camera phones, tablets, or a camera with an attached flash. Tripods, standalone flashes, and drones are prohibited.

Garden Policies

We ask that you follow our Garden policies to ensure a safe, enjoyable visit for all guests. Guests who do not comply with these policies may be asked to leave the Garden.

Photographer & Videographer Permits

A permit is necessary for those who wish to use the Garden’s setting as the background for any Special Occasion Photography, commercial media, or any other posed photography or videos. 

A photography permit covers the photographer’s or videographer’s admission into the Garden, as well as one assistant photographer or videographer. At each visit, all photographer or videographer guests (clients) are subject to general admission or a Group Photography fee.

Annual Photography Memberships can be purchased online. One-Day Permits can be obtained by filling out our form and emailing it to our Events Team at no later than seven days before your desired date.

PC: Mark Hawkins Photography

Special Occasion Photography

Special Occasion Photography includes photos or videos of weddings, engagements, quinceañeras, proms, family portraits, senior/graduation portraits, maternity shoots, or the like, and all other commercial photography or videography.

These sessions are allowed only during regular Garden hours (not after hours, on days the Garden is closed, or during Garden events). The Garden is a public facility and privacy cannot be guaranteed. Areas in the Garden cannot be reserved for the exclusive use of any group.

Group Photography Fees

For $150, you will receive admission for up to 25 people and a two-hour block of time to take photos.

To schedule your group session, contact the Events Team at 920.491.3691 ext. 125 or


Photography & Video Polices

We ask that you follow the policies below that allow us to maintain the Garden for all guests.


The Garden encourages members of the media to contact our Marketing & Communications Team at any time for help with arranging visits and tours, setting up interviews with our staff, developing story ideas, and gathering photos for publication. 

Guest Photography & Video Permission

By visiting Green Bay Botanical Garden you understand that you may be photographed, filmed, or videotaped, and you hereby give permission and grant the perpetual right to use your likeness, image, photo (collectively, “image”), without compensation, for broadcast, or exhibition in any medium, and to put the finished pictures/recordings to any legitimate use without limitation or reservation. 

Contact Us

For more information about group photography sessions, complete our request form.

For more information about photography permits, contact our Guest Experience Team at 920.4910.9457 or