Massachusetts Horticultural Society | The Garden at Elm Bank 900 Washington Street • Wellesley • MA 02482


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Prices: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • $5,000–14,000/event
  • Rental fee varies depending on:
    • Day of week
    • Time of year
  • The rental fee includes:

    • 9-hour access to the venue for setup, cocktail hour & reception, and cleanup
    • Tables & fruitwood Chiavari chairs
    • Seasonal coat room
    • And more!
Ceremony Fee
  • $1,250–1,500/event
  • Ceremony fee varies depending on:
    • Time of year
Service Charge or Gratuity
  • 5%


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 230
Cocktails, etc. Standing 400
Reception Seated 230

Please contact the venue for additional capacity information.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings

Essential Info


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Preferred list



Alcohol must be provided by the caterer with a 12C license. If their caterer does not have a 12C license, Gordon’s Fine Wine & Liquor must provide all alcoholic beverages.

Amplified Music

Some restrictions

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round, daily.

Venue Type

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

  • Garden
  • Historic / Landmark Building
  • Non-Profit
  • Patio / Deck / Terrace
  • Mansion

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Forest / Woods
  • Garden
  • Landscaped Grounds


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