Please read the section below that pertains to your visit as well the Garden’s rules and regulations.
Photographs are a wonderful way to remember your visit to the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. We encourage visitors to snap casual photos (for their personal use) and share them with us through Facebook and Instagram (#fwbg). We ask that you leave your tripods and additional equipment at home. You’re welcome to use a monopod. Please stay on all designated pathways and be sure to smile!
The photography pass covers admission for three guests. If you have more than three guests, you will need to purchase additional admission tickets. The photography pass is good for two hours. If you have any questions, please call 817-463-4160. Click here for full rules and regulations. No online photo passes are available at this time. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. No refunds. The last photo pass is sold two hours before closing.
No photo passes will be sold during our Spring & Fall Japanese Festivals. No tripods or portrait photography during the festival weekend 4/22 & 4/23.
In the event of unpredictable weather, a rain check for this pass will be issued by management.
If the purpose of your visit is to take photographs using the Botanic Garden as a backdrop, a $75 photography fee per two hours will be charged. The photography fee applies to but is not limited to, the following portrait occasions: Bridal, Engagement, Family/Lifestyle, Graduation, Headshots/Portraits, Maternity, Prom, Proposal, Quinceañera, and Wedding*. The photography fee covers admission for up to three guests and allows the use of tripods and other photography equipment as well as a change of wardrobe.
For FWBG Members**: Supporter, Patron, Affiliate, and Sustainer level members receive a $15 discount on photography fees. The photography fee covers admission for up to three guests or the number of people included in your membership. The equipment and wardrobe rules listed above apply. Become a member by clicking here.
Please contact the membership office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 817-332-7518 for further member information.
The last photography pass is sold two hours before closing.
*Wedding Photography does not include a ceremony. If an officiant is present with your party this classifies as a wedding/event rental and needs to be scheduled through the booking office. Please contact the booking office at 817-463-4160 to schedule your wedding ceremony.
**Discounts do not apply for reciprocal Garden members.
No photo passes will be sold during our yearly Spring & Fall Japanese Festivals. No tripods or portrait photography during the festival weekend.
Personal photographs and videos are not to be used for commercial purposes. Commercial photography includes, but is not limited to portfolio photography, television shows, movies, stock images, display advertising, music videos, brochures, product literature, brand and product photography, fashion shoots, promotional use on a product, brand, company websites, and social media. The fee is $2,500 per day, and approval from management is required. Please contact Stephanie Sellers at 817-463-4135 or send an email.
Photography charges will be waived for student photographers or videographers working on a school project; however, a student ID and copy of the project will be required to waive the photo fee. Regular admission fees apply for entrance into the Garden.
All photographers will be responsible for any damages or injuries related to the use of FWBG during the photoshoot. Individuals scheduling photography sessions will be responsible for damages to walkways, structures, plants, all garden amenities, and any personal injuries that may occur.
FWBG reserves the right to exclude any groups or individuals deemed to be hostile, detrimental, or a risk to FWBG property or interests. Groups or individuals shall be given equal opportunity regardless of race, creed, color, sex, religion, or national origin.
Groups found violating any photography policy will be asked to end their session and will be escorted from FWBG.