25 Beautiful Garden Wedding Venues
There's a lot that goes into choosing a wedding venue, but space and scenery tend to be the two primary factors that couples weigh most heavily. Since gardens generally offer both, they're a popular big-day venue choice. With their own natural décor and unique landscapes, they make it easy to design a ceremony and reception on their grounds. That's why we found some of the country's best garden wedding venues, which vary in style but are all undeniably beautiful.
No matter where you plan to wed—north or south, east or west—we've got you covered with our list of wedding-worthy gardens in the United States. While you may associate garden celebrations with springtime, these venues aren't limited to one season. Thanks to their versatile facilities, most are available throughout the year. If that's not exciting enough, many also come with planners, caterers, and more to help your event go off without a hitch. The important thing to note is that these garden venues aren't all the same layout-wise. Some differ in size and the types of plants that are growing there, while others double as sculpture parks, vineyards, resorts, or historic landmarks. There are places set inland, and some on the water, and their vibes range from elegant, to tropical, to romantic, to rustic.
Set your wedding at one of the garden ceremony and reception spaces ahead and you're basically guaranteed a stunning party full of flowers, greenery, and love. Once you're there, be sure to stop and smell the roses—beauty like this deserves to be appreciated, and you'll deserve the downtime after organizing your nuptial affair.
Jardin du Buis
What used to be an old dairy farm is now one of the prettiest wedding venues. We suggest setting your cocktail hour beside this beautiful pool at the Pottersville, New Jersey, destination.
Head to the quaint town of Newnan, Georgia, where this destination is located for a serene ceremony in the woods. What better place to tie the knot than beneath the historic wedding tree?
Cheekwood Estate & Gardens
Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
The overhead blooms in this ceremony space just can't be beat. Book the Dallas, Texas, location if you want to wed in a charming setting—you can choose a package that's right for you.
Vizcaya Museum & Gardens
You don't have to choose between a museum and a garden if you marry at this luxurious venue, which is nestled on a bay in Miami, Florida.
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
With lawns, ponds, and more, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden in New York, New York, is an elegant urban oasis. The glass-walled Palm House is an exquisite reception space, while ceremonies are beautiful outside.
The Secret Gardens
Just the name is enchanting enough when it comes to this Bodega Bay, California spot. The woodsy trees and plants in this photograph just add to the allure.
Tower Hill Botanic Garden
If the glass ceiling of this Boylston, Massachusetts, spot's Orangerie isn't appealing enough for your reception, consider the building's inscription: "If there be heaven on earth, this is it, joy everlasting." How's that for a romantic location?
The Conservatory of Flowers
Nai Aina Kai Botanical Gardens
This tropical sculpture park and plantation translates to "Lands by the Sea," and sits beside the ocean in Kilauea, Hawaii.
Chicago Botanic Garden
With plenty of indoor and outdoor venues on the 385-acre Glencoe, Illinois, property, it's hard not to find a spot to tie the knot in that you'll love. Woodlands, lakes, gardens, and more contribute to the scenery.
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
The Grand Rapids, Michigan, campus doesn't just feature flowers—there's a renowned sculpture collection, too. In addition, there's a gorgeous waterfall to exchange rings in front of.
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
Can't you see yourself exchanging vows on this rustic gazebo in the Dahlia Garden of the Fort Briggs, California, space? The location is also on the Pacific Ocean, so a seaside celebration is an option, too.
Leach Botanical Garden
This peaceful botanical garden in Portland, Oregon, offers multiple spaces that can be rented for your event. That includes the tucked away East Terrace, pictured here.
The New York Botanical Garden
From the Victorian glasshouse, to the forested areas, to the waterfall, to—of course—the gardens, the Bronx, New York, property is nothing like the city that surrounds it.
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Franklin Park Conservatory in Columbus, Ohio, makes wedding planning easy. They provide catering, rentable décor, and a list of preferred vendors to couples who book one of their event spaces. Pair that with their diverse array of flora, and the venue's hard to beat.
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
How picture-perfect does Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden's conservatory look perched upon the Richmond, Virginia, location's hill? There's a facility for every season, so your wedding can take place whenever you'd like.
Denver Botanic Gardens
For a covered celebration outside, try this pavilion set amidst a lush garden of blooms at the Denver Botanic Gardens in Colorado.
Missouri Botanical Garden
The Missouri Botanical Garden may be in St. Louis, but its 79 acres provide the perfect escape. There are both indoor and outdoor facilities—the latter being five separate gardens to choose from.