Community members are invited to the Huntsville Botanical Garden Guest Welcome Center's grand opening is this week.
The 30,000-square-foot building includes a new guest check-in center, gift shop, cafe and more rental facilities.
The cafe offers both inside and outside patio seating.
Construction began January of 2016, and there was a soft opening earlier this month, but now, it's in full operation.
Katelyn Henderson, Marketing Manage,says they will have special events throughout the month of April to celebrate the new welcome guest center.
She says now it's the time to get a membership.
"We really encourage people to have a garden membership because that means you get to come to the garden as many times as you want with your family," said Henderson.
"And, you get to go to the activities that we have in the garden that are included with your admission. It's really one of the best deals in Huntsville is a garden membership."
The ribbon cutting is Friday, March 31st at 8:30 outside of the new guest welcome center.