Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Pittsburgh

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Description

Host your wedding celebration in one of the world’s greenest public spaces – Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. Top off your wedding day with architectural splendor and delicate floral beauty. Invite your guests to witness your exchange vows in one of the nation’s oldest and largest Victorian greenhouses. Or have a true garden ceremony and a tented reception in the Outdoor Garden. Enjoy cocktail hour in the Palm Court of the South Conservatory. Guests can enjoy conversation, cocktails and appetizers as they lounge on benches and take in sights of statues and the tropical atmosphere. End your wedding celebration with a grand reception in the Special Events Hall. The space features glass walls that offer breath-taking views of the lush Tropical Forest adjacent to it. Chances are you will fall in love with this enchanting venue and want to have access to all its facilities. Phipps also gives you the option to buyout the entire facility for your grand wedding celebration. You and your guests can take the celebration through all 14 glass-rooms. Enjoy a truly unforgettable wedding celebration when you choose Phipps.

Venue Style

Event Center, Museum/Gallery, Park/Garden

Services

Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception

Capacity

Max Indoor Ceremony: 200 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 250 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 175 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 200 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start two hours prior to the rental start time. Events must end by 11:00PM in the outdoor garden and midnight in the Special Events Hall.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $3,600 to $4,850 for a reception and includes 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The set up fee for a ceremony ranges from $500 to $1,300 with reception rental. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $850/hr. A non-refundable security deposit of $200 is required.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is estimated at between $19,671 and $26,740 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.

Catering

Provided

Alcohol

Provided

Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Dance floor
Coat check room
Chiavari chairs
Outdoor lighting
Security
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Day of onsite manager
Champagne toast
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 11:00PM