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May Membership Drive

“Join Our Powell Gardens Family Tree”

The first 300 new or gift memberships purchased in May will all the benefits of membership at the Gardens plus extras from our partners. These extras include+ free one-time-use passes to the Kansas City Zoo, Missouri Botanical Gardens, National World War I Museum, Paradise Park, and Union Station’s Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium, as well as a book from The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

Friends of Powell Gardens Benefits

All Friends of Powell Gardens enjoy these benefits
• Free admission to our beautiful themed gardens, nature trails, the Marjorie Powell Allen Chapel, Conservatory and more
• Free festival admission and parking during festivals, which offer fun and education for all ages
• Unlimited trolley service
• Potted plant, grown in the Powell Gardens greenhouses
• Notecard set featuring select Powell Gardens photography
• Powell Gardens window decal
• Subscription to Garden View magazine
• A 10% discount on registration for educational workshops, classes and special events offered for children and adults, year-round
• A 10% discount on purchases in the garden gift shop, Perennial Gifts
• Special Friends-Only tours, events and sales
• Reciprocal benefits with nearly 300 gardens and arboretums nationwide

Friends of Powell Gardens Member Levels

Society of Perennial Partners

In addition to receiving Friends of Powell Gardens member benefits, the Society of Perennial Partners also receives these exclusives:

• Special recognition in the Powell Gardens Annual Report
• Front-row seating at the Booms & Blooms Festival concert
• Invitation to more than five exclusive SOPP events
• A Powell Gardens gift membership to share
• A Powell Gardens holiday Poinsettia
• 15% discount at the annual Plant Sale
• An additional guest at no charge during any Garden visit
• 30 general admission passes to share

Society of Perennial Partners Member Levels and Benefits

Young Friends of Powell Gardens

This dynamic group of young professionals offers members year-round opportunities to enjoy specially planned social events and to meet new people with a shared interest in gardening and horticulture, all while supporting Powell Gardens, Kansas City’s botanical garden, in its cultural, educational and environmental mission.


Employee Share Program

Powell Gardens’ Employee Share Program partners with companies interested in supporting the Gardens and providing a discounted rate on memberships to their employees. Thank you to the following employee share partners.

Employee share partners:

American Century

Ask your employer about becoming a part of Powell Gardens’ Employee Share Program. Contact Andrea Mason, or (816) 697-2600 x207 for more information.