Garden Photoshoots at Texas Discovery Gardens

Schedule A Photoshoot At Texas Discovery Gardens

All photoshoots must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance.

There is a fee for any portrait session or photo shoot in the Gardens, Butterfly House, or Building. Photo sessions are available in 2-hour increments between 10 am and 5 pm. By booking a photo session, you're directly supporting our organic gardens!

Photography fees are waived for rental clients at Texas Discovery Gardens. Contact our Venue Department for details.

No alcohol, inappropriate attire, confetti (including eco-fetti), loose glitter, glass, piñatas or balloons are allowed. No harming plants or trees with decorations. NO FAKE FLOWER PETALS. All decorations must be immediately removed by the party.

With Changing Room

If you need to book a photography session with a changing room, the fee is $175. The fee includes admission for two models and one photographer and use of our Bridal Room for two hours.

Without Changing Room

If your model comes ready to go and does not require a changing room, the photography fee is $150. This includes admission for one photographer and two models. Please note that our public restrooms may not be used for makeup application or as a changing room. You'll much prefer the space, lighting, and vanity in the Bridal Room!

Additional Guests

All other guests in the photo shoot will pay regular admission. If more than 10 people are coming to the shoot, our group pricing may be applied.

Schedule Your Photoshoot

To schedule your photo shoot please submit the form below or email [email protected] with the button below. Please include your name, the number of people in your group and the date/time you are interested in coming.

Photoshoots can be scheduled Monday- Sunday: 10am-5pm.

After-Hours Photoshoots can be scheduled on Monday-Tuesday, includes 2 hours for $500 (5:00pm - 7:00pm)

Schedule a Photoshoot

Desired Time
Will you be needing a dressing room?(Required)
Do you plan on using any props?(Required)
What kind of photoshoot is this?(Required)
Do you have your own photographer?(Required)

TDG Memberships for Photographers

Do you want to bring multiple clients to Texas Discovery Gardens? Join our Photographer's Membership Level!

Instead of paying per-session photography fees, enjoy a one-time $180 membership fee that includes several perks:

  • All Photographer Membership benefits.

  • Unlimited complimentary photo shoots at Texas Discovery Gardens between 10 am and 5 pm for a whole year.

  • Complimentary admission during photo shoots for yourself and up to seven guests; additional guests pay regular admission.

  • Reduced rate for use of the Bridal Room of $25 per session (upon availability.)

  • 10% rental discount on garden spaces for photo shoots (giving you exclusive use of a space for the duration of the shoot.)

  • Includes 8 fair passes