Garden & Gun

The Society

A members-only Garden & Gun experience

A Letter from Garden & Gun’s Cofounder & CEO


Dear Friends,

Over the last seventeen years, we have been honored to play host to passionate readers at destinations across the South and beyond. From the hills of Northern Italy to Bermuda’s pink sands, stories have been shared and memories have been made at every turn.

With your unparalleled enthusiasm in mind, I would like to be the first to invite you to join the Garden & Gun Society, a members-only group designed to allow our most engaged readers to experience the magazine—and the best of the South—as never before.  In addition to enjoying exclusive privileges and a direct dial to G&G’s headquarters, Society members are invited to gather annually at an exclusive family-reunion-style event.

Here’s to continued adventures with good friends!

Rebecca Wesson Darwin
Garden & Gun cofounder & CEO 


G&G Society Membership Benefits


Enjoy access to a Society concierge, your exclusive point of contact for all things Southern and a liaison to the G&G team. Society members receive priority reservations and VIP treatment at the Garden & Gun Club at the Battery Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia, and at the Garden & Gun Club at Stitzel-Weller Distillery in Louisville, Kentucky.

Be among the first to hear about G&G events, from a race day brunch in Kentucky to a weekend escape in Bermuda. Society members receive early access to ticketing for all Garden & Gun events, many of which are known to sell out in just a few minutes. Please see upcoming G&G events here.

With each issue of G&G, Society members receive a gift inspired by the pages of the magazine, including curated goods such as our favorite bottle of bourbon, perfect entertaining accessories, or hand-crafted treats for your dog.

Once a year, a page in Garden & Gun is dedicated to honoring each Society member by name.

Gain access to our growing network of partner hotels, restaurants, and sporting locations across the country and beyond, each offering experiential benefits exclusively to G&G Society members.

Participating partners include:

Mary Frances Maker
The Foundry Hotel
Savannah Bee Company
Wynfield Plantation
The Dewberry
The Bristol Hotel
Patagonia River Ranch
The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort
Garden & Gun Club
Barton & Gray Mariner's Club


Society members are invited to join us for a members-only experience at one of Garden & Gun’s favorite destinations every year. Our fifth annual G&G Society Gathering will be held November 14-17, 2024 in Maggie Valley, North Carolina. Please reach out for more information!

Last year, at the fourth annual Society Gathering, members experienced the classic Gasparilla Inn & Club in Boca Grande, Florida. G&G special guests included two-time Olympian Andy Mill and fashion historian Caroline Rennolds Milbank. Guests enjoyed yachting with Barton & Gray Mariners Club, a small-batch spirits tasting led by High Wire Distilling Co., a fishing excursion with G&G’s editor in chief Dave DiBenedetto, a private performance by Sierra Hull, and a custom dinner by chef Von Diaz, to name a few experiences! Please click here to enjoy photos from this exclusive, three-day event.

In 2022, G&G hosted the third annual Garden & Gun Society Gathering at Hotel Emma in San Antonio, Texas. During the event, members came together for three days of Lone Star State experiences including curated workshops and sporting excursions, live performances, talks with special guests, and a number of memorable meals paired with creative cocktails. Click here to view photos from the weekend.

In the fall of 2021, the Society Gathering took place at the newly renovated High Hampton Inn in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Throughout the event, guests enjoyed private hikes and fly fishing excursions with local guides, exceptional cuisine with wine pairings, a live performance by country star Hailey Whitters, and riveting storytelling with G&G editors and special guests. Click here to view event photos.

In 2019, members joined G&G editors, staff, and contributors at the beautiful Blackberry Farm in Walland, Tennessee. Click here to view event photos. 


View Party Pics from Past Annual Society Gatherings


To learn more about becoming a G&G Society member, please call
Alexandra Karn at 843-805-4200 or email

Household memberships are renewed on an annual basis.