28 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: $ • $$ • $$$

Bella Luna Farms

Clearview, Washington

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: $$ • $$$

Mt. Hood Organic Farms

Mt Hood, Oregon

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: $$

Beaulieu Garden

Rutherford, California

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: $$ • $$$

Bernardus Lodge & Spa

Carmel Valley, California

Fab Features: it's an Old World-meets-Monterey luxury resort • exchange vows under a classic stone pergola adorned with flowering vines • the elegant Meritage Ballroom impresses with a 22-foot vaulted ceiling and wrought-iron chandeliers

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

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: $$

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: $ • $$


MOUNTAIN WEST



Boulder Flower Farm

Longmont, CO

Fab Features: modern country estate nestled on a 10-acre flower farm • the versatile event spaces serve as the ultimate blank canvas for celebrations • make it a weekend wedding and take over the property for 3 nights

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

The 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: $ • $$


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: $

Weston Gardens

Fort Worth, Texas

Fab Features: bucolic, privately-owned garden with vintage ambiance • large iron gates, suspension bridges, and a sweet reflecting pool with lily pads provide spectacular photo ops • al fresco ceremonies in the romantic sunken garden, enhanced by a canopy of twinkle lights

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Beauregard-Keyes 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: $ • $$


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: $$ • $$$

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: $ • $$

Castle Farms

Charlevoix, Michigan

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: $ • $$ • $$$

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: $ • $$ • $$$


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: $ • $$ • $$$

Bonnet House Museum & Gardens

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Fab Features: 1920s-era historic home blends tropical vibes with period elegance • several gardens for outdoor ceremonies, including a veranda lawn, hibiscus garden, and palm-flanked inner courtyard • plush, air-conditioned bridal suite

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

Savannah Botanical Garden

Savannah, Georgia

Fab Features: 1840s farmhouse in a picturesque setting • the grounds are made up of formal gardens, fragrant blooms, natural landscaping and a two-acre lake • a white wood pavilion, framed by tall trees, serves as the backdrop for your outdoor ceremony

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Lillian Gardens

Newnan, Georgia

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: $ • $$

Tryon Palace Historic Site and Gardens

New Bern, NC

Fab Features: impressive palace located right at the edge of the Trent River in historic New Bern • several formal gardens provide both celebration spaces and spots for some quiet reflection in your first moments as a married couple • the north and south lawns offer the Palace as a backdrop for your ceremony or outdoor reception

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

North Carolina Botanical Garden

Chapel Hill, NC

Fab Features: a conservation garden with a guiding mission to advance a sustainable relationship between people and nature • exchange vows in one of the many gardens amongst native florals and towering oaks • celebrate in the auditorium overlooking the gardens and landscaped grounds

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

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: $ • $$

Villa Bianca

Seymour, Connecticut

Fab Features: exchange vows in the country-inspired wedding chapel • al fresco celebrations year-round in their one-of-a-kind pergola • the ballroom impresses with its sweeping staircase and Venetian style, hand-painted rose arbors, and cherubs

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

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: $ • $$ • $$$

The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens

Buffalo, NY

Fab Features: stunning garden ceremonies year-round • 5 distinctive greenhouse settings, including the original Palm House from 1888, the Orchid Room, Mediterranean House, Tropical House, and Desert House • colorful perennials, winding walkways, and secluded benches provide a picturesque setting for photographs

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Brooklyn, New York

Fab Features: a stunning urban oasis nestled at the northeastern edge of iconic Prospect Park • one-of-a-kind celebrations inside the all-glass Victorian-style conservatory with an attached terrace that overlooks the Lily Pool • incredible photo ops among the acres of finely curated gardens, water features, statuary, and more!

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


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