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Garden Weddings

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    Joel & Amber Photography

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    London Lane Studio

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    April Stanley Photography

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    Joel & Amber Photography

  • Weddings 4

    Erin Lindsey Images

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    Eric & Jamie Photography

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    Erin Lindsey Images

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    Be Light Photography

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    London Lane Studio

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    Leslie Hollingsworth Photography

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    Gari-Ann Kia Photography

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    Erin Lindsey Images

  • Weddings 12

    London Lane Studio

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    Joel & Amber Photography

  • Wedding 14

    Jill Amey Photography



Wedding Options:


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 five package options available.
Dream Wedding Package | Gold Wedding Package | Silver Wedding Package | Carriage House Wedding Package | Arbor Wedding Package

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


east wingGuest 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: 450 guests

grand hall 022219Guest Center: 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: 450 guests

celebration gardenCelebration 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

carriage house 022219Guest Center: The Carriage House

The Carriage House with its rustic elegance can seat up to 150 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: 150 guests
  • Standing Reception: 200 guests
  • Ceremony Seating: 200

lake lonnieThe 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: 350 guests

For pricing and booking information, please contact us

arbor 022219Nichols 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.

Specifications: 3,600 square feet

Maximum Seating:
  • Seated Dining: 160 guests
  • Standing Reception: 199

arbor courtyardNichols 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.

For pricing and booking information, please contact us

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