From personal gatherings to formal business functions, the Garden provides party venues and banquet rooms for special occasions of all sizes. In the words of The Plain Dealer, events held here are “perfect, every time.”
Plus, you can enjoy a custom menu from Marigold Catering, our exclusive partner.
With 10 beautifully landscaped acres of formal and natural gardens, plus tons of lovely indoor settings, the Garden has room to host every element of your big day.
As your big day approaches, Cleveland Botanical Garden provides an elegant and intimate setting for you to share your excitement with family and close friends.
Savor outstanding cuisine from Marigold Catering and personalized assistance from the Garden’s staff.
With multiple outdoor spaces as well as indoor spaces with stunning garden views, we can accommodate your ceremony rain or shine—and you’ll see why we’re often voted the best outdoor wedding venue in Cleveland.
Looking to elope? We have a package for that as well.
Spend your big day in unforgettably beautiful surroundings.
Marigold Catering provides custom menus and innovative cuisine.
Whether you’re hosting 4 or 400 guests, our grounds offer a meeting space that will impress and inspire. Turn to the Garden for your next holiday party, fundraiser, board meeting, or corporate retreat.
Our capabilities include:
- Private meeting rooms for groups ranging from 6 – 80
- Lecture and symposium hall for up to 240 guests
- Digital audio-visual capabilities
- Full-service, on-site, custom catering
- On-site, indoor parking for up to 120 vehicles
- On-site valet parking available
Plus, corporate members save on Garden rentals.
Click here to review our Corporate Membership packages.
Learn more about hosting your event at the Garden
To arrange a tour, or to meet with one of the Garden’s private rental associates, please contact us today or call at 216.707.2833.
Our professional event planners are happy to find the best space that fits your needs, whether you’re sharing your special day with us, hosting a largely-attended meeting, an intimate awards reception, or an employee retreat.
The Garden’s largest indoor space features a magnificent two-story window, giving a fairytale view of the nationally acclaimed Western Reserve Society Herb Garden. With its year-round evergreen structure, this view offers floral fantasy in the summer, a symphony of snow in the winter and majestic sunsets throughout the year.
Woodland Hall is the Garden’s all-new private event space that can be tailored to your exact needs. This space simultaneously offers unmatched views of the peaceful Japanese Garden, and striking sunsets over the Elizabeth and Nona Evans Restorative Garden reflecting pool.
The Geis Terrace is a majestic, architectural space with an expansive reflecting pool and fountain at its center. Aquatic plants, including water lilies and lotuses, bloom during the warm months, and evening sunsets are nothing less than breathtaking.
The Japanese Garden features carefully selected rocks, trees, and shrubs, all of which are placed to suggest a vista of hills, mountains and running water. It evolves from a spiritual philosophy, and is a beautiful setting.
Enjoy a secluded, exclusive feel in this verdant, sunbathed Sunken Garden. It’s inspired by England, and surrounded by lush, flowering trees and shrubs hailing from Europe, Asia, and the Americas.
The Garden Room offers wide-open views of the peaceful Sunken Garden and the stunning sunsets of Geis Terrace, making it a lovely, intimate space.
This expansive, contemporary space has a two-story window with a striking view of the Madagascar Glasshouse, complete with palm trees and a rolling brook. It’s perfect for a variety of functions, including speaking lectures, cocktail parties, or business dinners.
A versatile, private space which can be customized for anything from a medium-sized speaking lecture to an intimate brainstorming session. Features a large whiteboard, wireless internet connection and full audio-visual capabilities.
The Mather Room offers a private setting for a small meeting. A whiteboard, wireless internet connection, full audio-visual capabilities, and inspiring view of the Western Reserve Herb Society Herb Garden makes it an ideal location for brainstorming sessions and management team meetings.
The Garden Café is a bright and open space, set against windows overlooking the picturesque Geis Terrace. This versatile space has a muted color palette and is easily customized to serve as a perfect meeting site, cocktail location or dinner setting.