General Admission and Preview Party Tickets will be available in Summer 2019.
Friday, September 21 – Sunday, September 23
Friday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Advance Reservation Ticket Packages
One Three-Day Admission Pass + One-Day Parking Pass:
$30 Advance Reservations
Two Three-Day Admission Passes + One-Day Parking Pass:
$45 Advance Reservations
General Admission Tickets (available in advance or at the door)
$13 for Chicago Botanic Garden members
$15 for non-Chicago Botanic Garden members
Chicago Botanic Garden Daily Parking Fees
Chicago Botanic Garden Members: Free
NorthShore University HealthSystem Employees with ID: Free
A shuttle will run from the Metra train stop in Glencoe to the Chicago Botanic Garden during each day of ACE.
Benefit Preview Party
Thursday, September 20
5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Online tickets are no longer available. You can purchase tickets by calling the Auxiliary Office at 224-364-7270 before Wednesday, September 19 at 5:00 pm, or $225 at the door.
The Benefit Preview Party provides patrons the opportunity to peruse and purchase unique works of art before the Exposition is open to the public. An elegant party with hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and a festive atmosphere, the Preview Party also offers guests a more personal setting to talk with artists and learn about their work. Preview Party tickets include complimentary parking on Thursday evening, admission to the three-day Exposition as well as a discounted parking voucher for each day of the show weekend.
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