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Garden Weddings


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Wedding Options:


Weddings á la carte:

Wedding rentals on days other than Saturdays during wedding season (April through October) may be rented a la carte. Á la carte pricing is simply pricing the venues and add-ons, such as Security and shuttle rentals, separately and as needed. Outdoor venues available only with an indoor rental.

Wedding Packages:

Grand Hall and Carriage House weddings on Saturdays during wedding season (April through October) are rentable as Packages. Packages are inclusive of all of the extra things needed for a wedding, such as Security and the shuttle. Grand Hall packages include a family membership to the Botanical Garden following the wedding. There are four package options available. Click here to view package options.

Walk-in Weddings:

Walk-in weddings do not require the rental of a venue and are for groups of 20 or less. Walk-in weddings are budget-friendly and ideal for couples who want a simple, minimal wedding.
Click here for walk-in wedding policies and pricing


Venues:


Nichols Arbor

This magical, garden-themed space is ideal for both casual and formal receptions. The Arbor welcomes you with tiny white lights on a grapevine-covered trellis, and a delightful moss arbor is the room’s centerpiece. Your rental includes indoor tables and chairs, catering kitchen, library, a built-in sound and projection system, and a staff member during your event.

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Specifications: 3,600 square feet

Maximum Seating:
  • Seated Dining: 160 guests
  • Standing Reception: 199
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Rental Rates:
  • Monday–Thursday $1,250
  • Friday–Sunday $1,850

Nichols Arbor Courtyard Garden

The beautiful Courtyard, adjacent to The Nichols Arbor, is an intimate, tucked-away garden, that when rented with the Arbor, creates an indoor/outdoor space that can accommodate up to 250 guests. There is a chandelier in the pergola and lush planting beds surrounding the garden. The Courtyard is a perfect place for a wedding ceremony or a lovely addition to a reception. A 20’ x 30’ tent may be rented for this space for an additional $350. Lighting and heating of the tent is not included.

Rental Rate: $500

Murray Hall

This elegant building is perfect for a small reception or wedding ceremony. The large deck overlooking Little Smith Lake provides additional space for a bar, dancing or simply an extension of your reception area. Your rental includes indoor tables and chairs, catering kitchen, a built-in sound and projection system, and a staff member during your event.

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Specifications: 2,700 square feet
Maximum Seating:
  • Seated Dining: 80 guests
  • Standing: 100 guests
  • Classroom Seating: 40 guests
Rental Rates:
  • Monday–Thursday $700
  • Friday–Sunday $950

Cottage Garden

The Cottage Garden, adjacent to the Aquatic Garden, is surrounded by perennial flower beds, tall trees, and gorgeous views. Power is available.

Rental Rate: $500


New Guest Center:


The East Wing

The East Wing includes the Grand Hall (with lobby and veranda), library, brides parlor, groom’s suite, coatroom, restrooms, a porte cochere to provide shelter for those getting out of vehicles, and a catering kitchen with a separate entrance.

Maximum Seating:
  • Seated Dining: 350 guests
  • Standing Reception: 400 guests
Rental Rates:
  • Monday–Thursday $3,500
  • Friday and Sunday $3,950
  • Saturdays $4,200

The Grand Hall

The Grand Hall is the largest reception venue at the Garden, providing seated dining for up to 350 guests. With a built-in dance floor, five sets of double doors opening up to a beautiful veranda overlooking Little Smith Lake and a large pre-function lobby at the entrance, the Grand Hall is the perfect venue for a wedding reception.

The lobby of the Grand Hall is spacious and majestic and the perfect place for a cocktail hour, guest book, seating chart and place holders, photo booth, or even the bouquet toss!

The veranda overlooks beautiful Little Smith Lake. Private to the Grand Hall, it is a wonderful place for a bar, giving you and your guests an easy and comfortable transition to the outdoors. The veranda is also a great extension of the dance floor and another perfect venue for a cocktail hour.

Maximum Seating:
  • Seated Dining: 350 guests
  • Standing Reception: 400 guests
Rental Rates:
  • Monday–Thursday $3,000
  • Friday and Sunday $3,400
  • Saturdays $3,900

Celebration Garden

The Celebration Garden is located just steps away from the Grand Hall. This beautiful shrubbery-enclosed garden creates an intimate venue ideal for a wedding ceremony.

Maximum Seating:
  • Seated: 250 guests
Rental Rates:
  • $750

The Carriage House

The Carriage House with its rustic elegance can seat up to 160 guests for dining. It has a beamed ceiling, beautiful chandeliers, and carriage doors that open to the east and west sides of the building. The Carriage House has a separate catering kitchen and is ideal for a cocktail hour, dancing, wedding ceremony, photo booth or even an after party!

Maximum Seating:
  • Seated Dining: 160 guests
  • Standing Reception: 200 guests
Rental Rates:
  • Monday–Thursday $2,000
  • Friday and Sunday $2,550
  • Saturdays $2,800

The Meadow at Lake Lonnie

The Meadow at Lake Lonnie is the premier wedding ceremony location. Your guests will enjoy a perfect view of the fountain in Lake Lonnie. The ceremony backdrop is lush with flowering shrubs and trees and an arbor ready to decorate with flowers or fabric.

Maximum Seating:
  • Seated: 250 guests
Rental Rates:
  • $750

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The Conservatory

The Conservatory is a stunning glass house and will be the jewel box of your wedding. It is the perfect location for your wedding cake, candy or dessert bar, cocktail reception, or buffet stations.

Maximum Seating:
  • Seated Dining: 56 guests
  • Standing Reception: 80 guests
Rental Rates:
  • Monday–Thursday $450
  • Friday and Sunday $650
  • Saturdays $850




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