Photography Permit Request Form

A photo permit is required for all posed, formal and professional photography at the Fullerton Arboretum.

Use this form to request your photo permit. Please see mapPDF File Opens in new window for available locations.

Permits cost $300 per group of 10 people.  Groups larger than 10 will incur larger fee.

1-10 people $300

11-19 people $400, groups larger than 20 people must make prior arrangements with office.

This permit is for personal use only. For commercial photography, please contact the Facility Rentals Coordinator at 657-278-4159.

Once you receive your photo permit, you must have it with you at all times while taking photos and adhere to the following rules and guidelines:

  • Your permit is valid for an hour and a half of photography on your scheduled day and time only
  • Wear appropriate clothing at all times. Nudity and swimsuits are not permitted.
  • Props are subject to approval. Limit to one bag. No confetti or balloons allowed.
  • The entire party must be present to enter the garden for a photo session at your appointed time, camera-ready. No wardrobe changes.
  • Face masks must be worn at all times but can be removed briefly when the photo is taken. (Subject to change per CDC, County and University Guidelines)
  • Do not bring alcohol onto the grounds of the Arboretum.
  • Stay on the paths. Stay out of all demonstration gardens.
  • Do not take photos from within the white picket fence surrounding the Heritage House. You may take photos of the house from outside the fence only. No photos are allowed from the porch or stairs.
  • Boisterous or unruly groups will be asked to leave the Arboretum.
  • No video allowed.
  • No refunds.
  • To reschedule, notify the office prior to the date of your permit.