To express our appreciation for members of America’s Armed Forces, we offer a number of benefits and discounts to Active Duty and Retired Military. Military are defined as those active or retired in a branch of U. S. Military, including the National Guard, Reservists and the U.S. Coast Guard.  U.S. Military ID required. Military member or spouse must be present.  This does not apply to Dependents, or Department of Defense employees.

Day Visits
With presentation of valid identification, Active and Retired U. S. Military will receive:

•    General Admission (Not applicable to Fantasy In Lights): Free for Military member and spouse; Half-price for up to 4 guests in same vehicle per day (Guests include, but are not limited to, dependents, extended family and friends)
•    Special Event* Admission (Not applicable to Fantasy In Lights):  Half-price for Military and up to 5 guests in same vehicle per day

Military Annual Pass Price
We are pleased to offer Military families the opportunity to purchase an Annual Pass at half-price.  A Military Annual Pass will allow the passholder and up to 5 additional guests per day in the Gardens for free on General Admission days and half-price on Special Events* days for one calendar year as well as a host of additional benefits.  For more information, visit

Also, we are pleased to offer half-price admission (Not applicable to Fantasy In Lights), versus full-price, for U. S. Military Veterans.  With proof of service, such as a state issued Veterans Drivers License, VA card, American Legion card or proper paperwork, Veterans will receive:

•    General Admission* (Not applicable to Fantasy In Lights):  Half-price for Veteran; Guests full-price
•    Special Event* Admission (Not applicable to Fantasy In Lights):  Half-price for Veteran and up to 5 guests in same vehicle per day

Overnight Visits

  • Patriot Package: $99** rate in the Mountain Creek Inn
  • Patriot Package with Golf: $139** for lodging in the Mountain Creek Inn and round of golf on our Lake View Course
  • 10% discount** on Best Available Rate in our Southern Pine Cottages and Mountain Creek Villas

Make reservations online with the links above or call 1.800.852.3810 and mention Patriot Package.


  • Golf: 40% off a round of golf
  • Tennis: 40% off court fees and equipment rental at the Mountain Creek Tennis Center
  • Fishing and Boating: 25% off boat and tackle rental at Kingfisher Outfitters

View Gardens Visitation Policies

*Special Events typically refer to holidays and holiday weekends such as Celebrate Spring!, Memorial Day Weekend, July 4th, and Labor Day.  Excludes Fantasy In Lights admission as it is a nighttime timeslot ticketed event.  There is a special offer for Military to enjoy discounted admission Fantasy In Lights on Value Nights by phone.

**Rate is per room, per night, based on double occupancy in a Non-View Room in the Mountain Creek Inn. Cart Fee is additional on Golf Package. Does not include tax, fee, resort services charge, and gratuity. Based on availability. Blackout dates may apply. Must show valid military ID at check-in.

***Based on availability.