Private Events & Rentals

Set your wedding, corporate or social event apart by celebrating at the San Antonio Botanical Garden. Conveniently located minutes from downtown San Antonio, this 38-acre urban oasis offers you and your guests an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life to a peaceful world of beauty and wonder.

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Contact Special Events and Rentals at [email protected].

For children’s birthday parties visit the Birthdays at the Garden page to learn more.

Venues

The Betty Kelso Center
Up to 250 guests in banquet seating or 350 guests in lecture seating
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Modern, well-appointed and featuring stunning views, the elegant new The Betty Kelso Center is destined to become one of San Antonio’s premier indoor/outdoor event spaces. Surrounding windows, sliding glass doors and patio overlook the beauty and uniqueness of the Greehey Lawn. Equipped with state-of-the-art audio visual, projector and screen, tables and chairs and two green rooms.

Greehey Lawn
Up to 720 guests in banquet seating
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Bringing together the most beautiful elements of the outdoors, the Greehey Lawn can accommodate a sit-down dinner or a festival for your closest friends. A highly desirable outdoor setting including a Wisteria Arbor surrounded by mature live oak trees, limestone paved plaza and the peaceful sounds of running water from the John L. Santikos Fountain of the Ferns.

Lucile Halsell Conservatory
Up to 250 seated guests
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An award-winning, truly one-of a kind space, the iconic Lucile Halsell Conservatory is a sophisticated choice for weddings, receptions or a seated dinner. The Lucile Halsell Conservatory surround an interior courtyard centered around a serene water garden. Guests have access to the Exhibit Room featuring a collection of tropical plants.

Auld House and Patio​
Up to 70 guests combined indoor and outdoor space
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Give your small event or intimate gathering an authentic Hill Country flavor in this historic, indoor/outdoor space.

Amphitheater
Up to 300 seated guests
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Embrace the romantic ambiance of the Amphitheater’s picturesque wisteria and crossvine columns in this secluded venue, perfect for a ceremony, seated dinner or cocktail party. This historic above-ground water reservoir has been converted into a beautiful setting for an afternoon or evening gathering.

H-E-B Discovery Center Classrooms
Up to 100 guests
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Featuring a wraparound patio overlooking The Zachry Foundation Culinary Garden and orchard, these two striking, modern spaces create the perfect atmosphere for an intimate dinner or important meeting. These modern classrooms are equipped with state-of-the-art audio visual, projector and screen.

Awards and Recognitions

See what others are saying.

Read the Botanical Garden’s reviews on The Knot, Wedding Wire, and San Antonio Weddings.