23 of the Best Garden Wedding Venues in the United States

Sparkling fountains, waterfalls, reflecting ponds…acres of vibrant blooms…quaint bridges, and graceful statuary—these are just some of the things that make garden weddings so irresistible. If a colorful and romantic outdoor celebration is what you have in mind, check out our picks for some of the best garden venues from coast to coast.



WEST COAST



The Lodge at St. Edward State Park

Kenmore, WA

Fab Features: historic hotel at the heart of lush St. Edward State Park • exchange vows under a canopy of old-growth pines, followed by a reception in the impressive Remington Ballroom, whose three walls of windows offer a striking view of the grounds • 84 plush guest rooms means there's room for all your visiting loved ones

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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Bella Luna Farms

Snohomish, WA

Fab Features: thousands of trees and rhododendrons line winding garden paths at this gorgeous family-run farm • intimate ceremonies by the tranquil duck pond • the Glass House's grapevine-laden glass walls and ceiling and large double doors offer delightful garden views

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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Jardin del Sol

Snohomish, WA

Fab Features: exchange vows in a "secret garden" beneath a pergola covered in grapevines • celebrate on three connecting terracotta patios, one draped with chandeliers, another for dancing, and the last with a bar, lounge, and firepit • seven verdant acres of rolling pasture and lush woodlands

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$
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Mt. Hood Organic Farms

Mount Hood, OR

Fab Features: 200-acre estate showcasing historic buildings nestled among fields, gardens, ponds and forests • majestic views of Mts. Adams, Rainier and Hood • indoor/outdoor receptions in either the Apple House or Greenhouse

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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Beaulieu Garden

Rutherford, CA

Fab Features: gorgeous estate setting with a sunken garden • pool and lawn area perfect for a warm, casual cocktail hour • delectable dinners served beneath a lush, twinkle-lit arbor

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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Tuscan Rose Ranch

Santa Paula, CA

Fab Features: breathtaking new garden wedding venue at the edge of the Heritage Valley boasts over 3 acres of roses, lavender fields, olive trees and lush greenery • spacious ceremony lawn bordered by shrubbery and low arcaded walls has a paved aisle, and trickling fountains in the background • all-inclusive catering packages invite you to celebrate with ease under the stars and twinkle lights

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$
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The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens

San Marino, CA

Fab Features: this stunning estate with a Beaux-Arts mansion, vintage and contemporary buildings, and over 100 acres of beautifully curated gardens • exquisite al fresco venues include the hillside Rose Garden, and the unforgettable Chinese garden complex, which boasts a tranquil lake and traditional tea house • your fees go directly towards preserving the estate and its mission

Catering: In-house
Price: $$$
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Grand Tradition Estate and Gardens

Fallbrook, California

Fab Features: sophisticated and secluded tropical paradise offering gourmet cuisine and exclusivity• the picturesque grounds are made up of lush gardens, several waterfalls, and a heart-shaped lake • dine and dance the night away under the stars or beneath the elegant open-air pavilion

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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Male'ana Gardens

Kailua, HI

Fab Features: tropical, luxury garden on the stunning island of Oahu • tie the knot surrounded by your loved ones in this intimate setting • the beautiful and tranquil atmosphere makes for a magical and unique celebration

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $$
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Haiku Gardens

Kaneohe, Oahu, Hawaii

Fab Features: a tropical garden venue with stunning views of the Ko'olau Mountains • romantic ceremonies in the open-air chapel surrounded by lush landscape • award-winning food infused with local flavors, and a staff full of aloha

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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MOUNTAIN WEST



Kingan Gardens

Tucson, Arizona

Fab Features: beautiful 1900s carriage house surrounded by lush gardens • a red brick path winds through colorful wildflowers and tall trees before bringing you to the elegant iron ceremony arch to say “I Do” • strings of bistro lights above the charming courtyard provide a romantic ambiance for outdoor events

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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GULF COAST



A and M Gardens

Azle, Texas

Fab Features: a blooming oasis of fountains, romantic bridges, peaceful stone walkways, ferns, flowering plants, and towering shade trees • bright, cheerful reception hall • ultra-flexible policy allows you to be as creative as you like with your food, bar, and décor

Catering: BYO
Price: $
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Beauregard-Keyes Historic House and Garden

New Orleans, LA

Fab Features: a historic Chartres Street house in the French Quarter • the Parterre Garden invites intimate conversations as guests mingle during an evening stroll along perfectly manicured walkways • the Courtyard is strung with market lights and is a fantastic setting for live music under the stars

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$
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MIDWEST



Chicago Botanic Garden

Glencoe, Illinois

Fab Features: stunning 385-acre garden situated on 9 islands surrounded by lakes • romantic celebrations in the English Walled Garden or the canopied McGinley Pavilion overlooking Evening Island • endless photo-ops thanks to flower-bordered paths, treelined walkways, water features, quaint bridges and world-renowned horticultural displays

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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Garfield Park Conservatory

Chicago, Illinois

Fab Features: one of the nation's largest and stunning conservatories nestled on 10 acres of outdoor gardens • exchange vows in the multi-room greenhouse with a skylit ceiling surrounded by exotic plants • al fresco celebrations on the Bluestone Patio

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$ • $$$
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Castle Farms

Charlevoix, MI

Fab Features: meticulously restored French-inspired castle • al fresco celebrations among the picturesque gardens • a cathedral ceiling and stunning chandelier centerpiece in the Knight's Castle event room offer a dramatic backdrop for your reception

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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Cheekwood Estate and Gardens

Nashville, Tennessee

Fab Features: 1920s Georgian-style mansion set on 55 acres • variety of scenic spaces from the Reflecting Pool and Japanese Garden to the columned rooms and an herb garden • ceremonies overlooking the mansion or sweeping tree-covered hills

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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EAST COAST



Sunken Gardens

St. Petersburg, FL

Fab Features: botanical paradise in the midst of a bustling city • exchange vows surrounded by thousands of lush tropical displays, vibrant flowering plants, and cascading waterfalls • the Garden Room affords a high wood ceiling and metal beams and overlooks the exquisite gardens

Catering: In-house, Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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Lillian Gardens

Newnan, GA

Fab Features: a lovely 1859 mansion with classic Southern home vibes • outdoor weddings take place in the lush garden in front of a quaint gazebo • soak up the vintage ambiance as you mingle throughout the courtyard, parlors, tea room and banquet room

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Rockledge Gardens

Rockledge, FL

Fab Features: a charming garden venue overflowing with tropical trees and lush shrubbery • say ‘ I do’ on the lawn situated amongst the beautiful and vibrant gardens • hold your reception under the pavilion with a Florida sunset as the backdrop and end the night around the rustic fire pit under the stars

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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Pittsburgh Botanic Garden

Oakdale, PA

Fab Features: 60-acre botanic garden • variety f event spaces from the Lotus Pond, to the Log Cabin, to the Dogwood Meadow • the 1870s-era barn with rustic chandeliers and a wall of windows offering views of the surrounding woodlands

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$
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Smith Farm Gardens

East Haddam, CT

Fab Features: traditional Connecticut homestead • the surrounding fifteen acres feature an apple orchard, rustic stacked stone walls, and rolling green fields dotted with ancient shade trees • cozy accommodations in the main house with its 6 plush bedrooms and gourmet kitchen

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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