• Weddings in the Garden

Weddings in the Garden


San Diego Botanic Garden’s is a unique and versatile property for wedding ceremonies and receptions of all sizes. With over 220 beautiful days a year our garden setting is the perfect botanical backdrop for your special day.

Wedding Locations

The Victorian Gazebo Lawn
Located in the center of the Garden a beautiful large lawn framed by natural borders of flowing plants and mature trees featuring the Victorian Gazebo it is the perfect backdrop allowing you to fulfill your personal desires of your special celebration. The Victorian Gazebo Lawn is available for daytime ceremonies and evening receptions.

Ceremony: 300 Seated
Reception: 200 Seated at Tables


The Walled Garden
An intimate location enclosed within a lovely original adobe and tile wall and surrounded by lush ferns and trees. The ambiance is enhanced by the inclusion of the historic Larabee House which opens onto the Walled Garden; available for daytime wedding ceremonies, parties, showers, anniversary celebrations, memorials, evening wedding ceremonies and evening cocktail receptions.

Ceremony: 180 Seated
Reception: 72 Seated at Tables


Lawn House Garden

A multi-level private gated location adjacent to the Palm Canyon Rainforest. The tropical backdrop and soothing waterfall sounds create a unique setting for daytime ceremonies, daytime wedding receptions (lunch or brunch), parties, showers, anniversary celebrations, memorials as well as evening receptions.

Ceremony: 60 Seated
Reception: 60 Seated at Tables
Cocktail Reception: 150


The Waterfall View Deck
Located in a somewhat secluded area of the Garden the deck overlooks a three story waterfall and is surrounded by palm trees and exotic tropical foliage a unique site for small daytime wedding ceremonies.

Ceremony: 30 Seated

Weddings in the Garden
Photos by Geoff Rivers Photography and The Grovers Photography

Banner Photo: Geoff Rivers Photography

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Before requesting a guided tour we suggest a visit to the Gardens on your own to see firsthand the areas discussed and determine if one these natural backdrops suits your wedding day vision.

To check availability please complete this form (RENTAL INTEREST FORM) and submit to ldantes@sdbgarden.org as instructed.

To book a guided tour please call or email Lita Dantes our Wedding Site Manager for availability and details; ldantes@sdbgarden.org or 760/ 436-3036 x205

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