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.

Ready to plan your event?

Contact Special Events and Rentals at from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Please allow up to two business days for responses to rental inquiries.

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


The Betty Kelso Center

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 audiovisual, projector and screen, tables and chairs, and two green rooms.

Greehey Lawn

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

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 surrounds an interior courtyard centered around a serene water garden. Guests have access to the Exhibit Room featuring a collection of tropical plants.



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. Up to 300 seated guests.


H-E-B Discovery Center Classrooms

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 audiovisual, projector, and screen.

Auld House and Patio

Give your small event or intimate gathering an authentic Hill Country flavor in this historic, indoor/outdoor space.

Awards and Recognitions

See what others are saying.

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