Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens




Host your wedding celebration at a historical botanical garden featured by Elle and Harper’s Bazaar as the Best Garden Wedding Venue in the World — Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. Exchange vows amidst architectural splendor and delicate floral beauty in one of the nation’s oldest and largest Victorian glasshouses or in the lush, green Outdoor Garden. Invite guests to a cocktail hour and reception under a magically illuminated tent in the Outdoor Garden, in the tropical Palm Court of the South Conservatory or in Special Events Hall with breathtaking views of the Tropical Forest. Guests can enjoy conversation, cocktails and delicious food as they lounge and explore the signature beauty of Phipps — inside or out. In case you fall in love with this enchanting venue and want access to all of its facilities, you have the option to buy out the entirety of Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens for your grand wedding celebration. Whether in the Broderie Room, Outdoor Garden or other spectacular rooms within Phipps Conservatory, your wedding celebration will be truly unforgettable.

Venue Style

Event Center, Museum/Gallery, Park/Garden


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 200 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 250 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 175 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 350 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time is one hour prior to the start of the event. Events must end by 11:00 p.m. 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. 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 $17,749 and $24,917 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Dance floor
Coat check room
Chiavari chairs
Outdoor lighting
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