Tickets are $12.50 per person if purchased in advance or $15.00 per person the day of the tour. Tickets are good for touring each garden on Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tickets, in the form of a booklet with garden tour map, may be purchased on the day of the tour at either the Homestead Village Shopping Center outdoor ticket table (near the Merc Grocery), the La Puerta Real Estate outdoor ticket table or at the Placitas Community Library outdoor ticket table. Ticket tables open at 8:30 a.m. on the day of the tour, but the gardens will not be open until 9:00 a.m. for the tour. Food and beverage locations, restroom facilities, information and ticketing tables will be designated on the map. The booklet will also include promotional ads from the garden tour volunteer organizations and listing of business and services supporting the Placitas Garden Tour.
Beginning April 15 through May 18 tickets, in the form of a booklet, may be purchased at any of the merchant locations listed on below:
- The Merc (Placitas)
- Placitas Community Library (Placitas)
- Santa Ana Garden Center (Bernalillo)
- Plants of the Southwest (Albuquerque)
- Osuna Nursery (Albuquerque)
- Alameda Greenhouse (Albuquerque)
- Rehms Nursery (Albuquerque)
- Agua Fria Nursery (Santa Fe)
Beginning April 15 through May 18 tickets may be PURCHASED ONLINE through Eventbrite. The link below will take you to the Eventbrite page for the 2018 Placitas Garden Tour. If you purchase tickets online please print out your Eventbrite ticket and bring it with you to one of the day-of-the-tour ticket tables listed above to exchange for a garden tour booklet which is required to enter the gardens.
Children under 12 and accompanied by a paid adult will be admitted free. Ticket holders assume all risks associated with the 2018 Placitas Garden Tour, including but not limited to rock pathways, stairways, steep landscapes, walls, and possible slippery areas. Please obey warning signs, special touring instruction, and do not cross taped off areas of the gardens. With the exception of service dogs, pets will not be allowed on garden premises.
Gardens on the Placitas Garden Tour are private gardens and as such are not designed to be accessible to people with disabilities. The gardens may have narrow walkways with uneven surfaces, steep paths and stairs. However, anyone who wishes to tour the gardens and has difficulty walking may request a parking spot close to the garden entrance. Please inform the greeters at the entrance table if you need such assistance.