Photo Policy



Visitors are welcome to take informal photographs at the Garden, as long as they stay on the paths and do not disturb the plants and collections. We ask that photographers not disturb events occurring in the Garden, such as weddings or private parties.

Special Events

Special event photographs, such as wedding portraits, may be taken during regular operating hours (9am – 5pm). Regular admission rates apply.

Commercial Purposes

Photography or video used for any type of commercial purpose requires a permit from the City of San Antonio Film Commission. For more information, go to The shoot would need to occur during operating hours, 9am – 5pm.


Contact Connie Swann, Director of Marketing or 210-536-1411