Anderson Japanese Gardens 318 Spring Creek Rd • Rockford • IL 61107


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PRICES: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • $3,000–3,250/event
  • Rental of the Dining Room for a reception is $2,000.

Ceremony Fee
  • $750–3,500/event
  • Ceremony fee varies depending on:
    • Day of week
    • Space reserved
    • Guest count
    • Event duration
  • Ceremony fees include:

    • Use of the Garden for your ceremony & photography
    • Wedding party prep area in the Visitor Center with access 1.5 hours prior to the ceremony
    • On-site staff to assist with rehearsal and ceremony coordination
    • Full electrical capabilities and overhead heaters as needed (Pavilion only)
    • Setup & teardown of white wedding chairs and tables
    • Complimentary Garden membership for the wedding couple

    Pavilion | 2-hour rental, after 4pm
    Friday & Sunday: $2,750
    Saturday: $3,500

    Main Gate | 1.5-hour rental, after hours
    Friday & Sunday: $1,750
    Each additional half-hour: $100

    West Waterfall | 1.5-hour rental, after hours
    Friday & Sunday: $1,500
    Each additional half-hour: $100

    Microweddings (up to 10 guests) | 1.5-hour rental, after hours
    Any day but Saturday: $750

Meals (when priced separately)
  • $62/person and up
  • Food & beverage packages include butler-passed hors d'oeuvres, 4-hour open bar and wine service, and a 5-course dinner menu.

Additional Info
  • Rehearsal dinner rentals with Fresco at the Gardens start at $200/hour, with a 20% dining discount if booked with a reception.


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 220 220
Cocktails, etc. Standing 125 125
Reception Seated 125 0
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 0.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Elopement Packages
  • Small Wedding
  • All-Inclusive
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties

Essential Info


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Amplified Music


Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible

Venue Type

Buildings & other settings available:

  • Garden
  • Patio / Deck / Terrace
  • Banquet Hall / Events Facility
  • Non-Profit
  • Museum
  • Restaurant
  • Unique

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Fountain / Water Feature
  • Garden
  • Lagoon / Pond
  • Landscaped Grounds
  • Waterfall


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