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Wedding Facilities


Explore Our Venues!

Currently Available Garden 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.
Specifications: 3,600 square feet
Maximum Seating:
  • Seated Dining: 160 guests
  • Standing Reception: 199
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
Arbor Courtyard (wedding)

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.
Specifications: 2,700 square feet
Maximum Seating:
  • Seated Dining: 80
  • Standing: 100 guests
  • Classroom Seating: 40
Rental Rates:
  • Monday–Thursday $700
  • Friday–Sunday $950
Murray Hall 1

Four Seasons Garden

The sweeping lawns of the Four Seasons Garden will take your breath away! There are several areas in this garden that are perfect for a wedding ceremony. The garden is bordered by colorful planting beds and tall shade trees, and power is available.


Rental Rate: $500

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

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.


 Rental Rate: $750

Grisham Pavilion

Picnic Table Seating: 240

The Pavilion is a rustic outdoor area equipped with electric outlets, ceiling fans, and lights. The Pavilion is ideal for a family reunion, casual business luncheon, birthday party, or picnic.

  • The Pavilion does not include Garden admission. Garden admission may be purchased at a rate of $4 per person with your rental.
  • The Pavilion’s grass area will accommodate inflatables. There is a $50 charge for each inflatable. Each inflatable must be professionally installed.
  • Additional fees apply for Pavilion events requiring other than the standard set-up.

6-Hour Rental Rates:

  • 1-50 guests: $150
  • 51-200 guests: $300
  • 200 or more: $600
Pavilion (wedding)

Boeing-Toyota Amphitheater

Amphitheater Seating: 300
The open-air Amphitheater provides semi-circular seating and a stage with magnificent Ionic columns. Outdoor power sources are available. Rental does not include admission to the Garden.


6-Hour Rental Rates:
  • Up to 300 guests: $500

Guest Welcome Center Venues – Available Spring 2017:

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.

The Grand Hall

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.

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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!

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The Carriage House

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.

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Celebration Garden