Online sales are now closed. You can still purchase tickets at the door! Smithsonian at 8 presents A Garden Party: From Africa to Asia Friday, August 10, 2018 - 8 to 11 p.m. (7 to 11 p.m. for VIP ticket-holders) Code: 1L0227 Tickets Reserving your tickets... Text Size - + Ticket Pricing: Special Pre-Sale Price (ends July 23) of $25 Gen. Admission and $50 VIP Admission Starting July 24, tickets increase to $30 Gen. Admission and $55 VIP Admission Door pricing will be $35 Gen. Admission and $60 VIP Admission (Credit Card Only) Note: VIP Admission includes exclusive early access to the event beginning at 7 p.m., including an open bar featuring beer, wine, and specialty cocktails and small bites. Please note these VIP benefits are only available between 7 and 8 p.m. Must be 21 years old with valid photo ID to attend. All ticket sales are final. No refunds or exchanges. There are no Smithsonian Associates member discounts or any other special discounts for Smithsonian at 8 event tickets. Tickets are not mailed. Learn more about this event.