Wellfield Botanic Gardens 1011 North Main Street • Elkhart • IN 46514


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Micro-weddings for up to 10 guests are $350 for a 2-hour event, including chairs.

PRICES: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • $500–4,500/event
  • Rental fee varies depending on:
    • Day of week
    • Space reserved
    • Event duration
  • Outdoor garden rentals include a 4-hour private event, a daily photo permit, and guest admission. Some gardens may be tented (additional fee).

    Rental fees range $500–3,800 depending on the garden reserved & day of the week. Full garden rentals range $7,000–12,000.

    The Cottage (indoor space) is $50/hour or $25/hour with another rental, and accommodates 15 people.

    Indoor event space rentals include an all-day rental, tables & chairs, guest admission, and setup & teardown.

    Rental fees for the Event & Visitors' Center range $2,000–3,000 Thursday–Sunday (hourly pricing applies off-peak) for up to 200.

    The Pavilion (covered outdoor space) ranges $2,500–4,500 for an all-day rental for up to 240.


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 200 400
Cocktails, etc. Standing 200 500
Reception Seated 200 400
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 200.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Elopement Packages
  • Small Wedding
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly

Essential Info


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Alcohol must be purchased through venue's exclusive alcohol vendor.

Amplified Music

Some restrictions

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Gardens are open for weddings May–October. Garden hours: January–March Saturday & Sunday, noon–5pm; April–October daily, 10am–6pm; November–December Tuesday–Sunday, 10am–6pm.

Venue Type

Buildings & other settings available:

  • Garden
  • Non-Profit
  • Patio / Deck / Terrace
  • Retreat

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Forest / Woods
  • Garden
  • Lagoon / Pond
  • Landscaped Grounds
  • Waterfall


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