State Botanical Garden of Georgia 2450 S Milledge Avenue • Athens • GA 30605

State Botanical Garden of Georgia

2450 S Milledge Avenue
Athens, GA 30605

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Prices: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • $625–4,250/event
  • Rental fee varies depending on:
    • Day of week
    • Time of day
    • Space reserved
  • Most rental spaces may be reserved for the day (8:30am–4pm), evening (4:30pm–midnight), or all day (any 10 hours between 8:30am and midnight).

    The Day Chapel
    Sanctuary Only (day or evening) | $750–1,375
    Sanctuary and Reception Hall | $1,000–3,500

    All rentals include use of two dressing rooms. Sanctuary and Reception Hall rentals also include use of the catering kitchen, tables & chairs, outside patio, and reception hall. Champagne, champagne punch, white wine, and nonalcoholic beverages only.

    Visitor's Center & Conservatory
    Gardenside Room Only (day) | $625–900
    Great Room Only (evening) | $1,500–3,500
    Great Room and Gardenside Room (evening) | $1,875–4,250

    Includes use of the entrance plaza, patio, standard furnishings, tables & chairs, and a catering area. Not available for full-day rentals. No kegs.

    The Terrace Room | $1,000–2,875
    Includes use of the ballroom, terrace, catering kitchen, tables & chairs, and AV services. No red wine or red punch permitted. There is a catering surcharge of 15% of the caterer's fee.

    The Administration Building | inquire for rates
    Includes use of the conference room, auditorium, and lobby area, tables & chairs, courtyard, and kitchenette. No red wine permitted.


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 200 160
Cocktails, etc. Standing 300 160
Reception Seated 200 160
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 300.

Please contact the venue for additional capacity information.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Small Wedding
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • Late Night
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly

Essential Info


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Amplified Music


Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round, daily.

Venue Type

Buildings, other structures, and natural settings available at this venue:

  • Chapel / Church / Temple
  • College Campus / School
  • Garden
  • Non-Profit
  • Patio / Deck / Terrace
  • Unique

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Forest / Woods
  • Garden
  • Landscaped Grounds
  • Panoramic


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