Daytime Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding ceremonies are held during our regular business hours, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. The maximum number of guests permitted is 75. Time allowed for the ceremony, wedding photographs, and enjoyment of the Garden is two hours. No food or drink may be served during this time period.
Areas available for wedding ceremonies:
Accommodating 75 people and more
Accommodating up to 75 people
- Conservatory Courtyard
Acommodating up to 49 guests
- Wisteria Arbor
- Sensory Garden (formerly Garden for the Blind)
- Watersaver Garden
- East Texas Log Cabin (standing only)
Accommodating 12 or fewer
- Kumamoto En (standing only)
- The Overlook (standing only)
- Sacred Garden/Rose Garden (standing only)
Wedding receptions for parties of 75 or fewer may be held during regular business hours in the Auld House. Rental of these facilities is additional to the wedding ceremony fee. Food and beverage are permitted by an approved caterer.
Evening Weddings and/or Receptions
Weddings and/or receptions held after our regular business hours are scheduled for four hours. Additional time is available on a per hour basis. The event may begin no earlier than 6:00 pm and end no later than 11:00 pm. Moderate amplified music is allowed and must end no later than 11:00 pm.
Areas available for evening wedding ceremonies and/or receptions:
- Wisteria Arbor and Fountain Plaza
- Lucile Halsell Conservatory Courtyard
- Auld House
The security deposit, one-half of the rental fee, and a complete rental agreement and liability application are required to reserve a date and area for your event.