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The Cantigny Experience at a glance:


Enjoy and support a local treasure

Cantigny, part of the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, is committed to investing in the community by sharing our exceptional venue with the public for recreation and learning. Your membership dollars will help enhance our vision.  

During all four seasons, your Cantigny Park Membership will enable you to enjoy festivals, concerts, golf, dining, programs, classes and more. Cantigny Park is a place of leisurely fun, education and culture, and your contribution will preserve and strengthen our beloved local treasure.  Visit our Member Connect page to see your program discounts and member events for this year!


Give the gift of Cantigny! 

Give your loved ones the gift of nature, recreation, learning and fun all year long. Cantigny memberships are the ideal gift for the holidays. Don't delay, buy one today!

  • Purchase a gift membership online, over the phone or at Cantigny Shop.

Membership Levels & Benefits

Due to Project New Leaf, our park revitalization plan, current memberships are discounted.  It’s a great time to join!

Cantigny Member - Individual $60/yr or  $110/2 yrs 

                                $40/yr or $70/2 yrs


Cantigny Member - Senior Individual$50/yr or $90/2 yrs  

                                             $30/yr or $50/2yrs

(65 and older)



  • Free unlimited parking for member and all passengers
  • Free mailed subscription to Cantigny, our seasonal events guide
  • *Reciprocal admissions to 280 arboreta and gardens in North America
  • 10% discount at Cantigny Shop & Cantigny Golf Shop
  • 10% discount at Le Jardin and Bertie’s at Cantigny Park and Fareways Grill at Cantigny Golf
  • Members-only evening events (2 attendees total)
  • Advance notice about events, gardening workshops, exercise classes and other activities 
  • Discount on select ticketed events, programs and classes
  • Discount on select facility rentals
  • Free thank you gift for new members

Cantigny Member - Plus  |   $80/yr or $150/2 yrs

                                             $60/yr or $110/2 yrs

Benefits same as above, plus:

  • Additional membership card 
  • Free unlimited parking for two cars 
  • $10 off regular 18-hole green fees during non-peak hours (Mon–Thurs and weekend afternoons) 
  • Two free daily parking passes to share with friends and family 
  • Members-only evening events (4 attendees total)

All benefits are detailed in the downloadable brochure
Visit our Member Connect page to see
At any level, you will find a Cantigny Park membership to be a great value! 
Are you a veteran? You may be interested in our Honor Club for Veterans!

Thank you for supporting Cantigny Park. 

Questions about Cantigny Park Membership? 
Please call 630.668.5161 or send an email to

We recommend that you call all gardens on the list before you plan your visit. Some gardens have certain exclusions for special events or exercise the 90-mile exclusion clause, which means they do not have to honor the agreement with members of gardens or arboretums that are within 90 miles of them. Morton Arboretum has exercised the 90-mile exclusionary clause; therefore, we do not have a reciprocal agreement with them.

​Are you a veteran?

​You may want to consider our Honor Club​ program. It's free for veterans and active duty soldiers.