Smith Gilbert Gardens




Nestled amid the majestic mountains in historic Kennesaw, the Smith Gilbert Gardens can easily to called one of the hidden gems of Northern Georgia. With over 3,000 species of plants cultivated to look their finest on lush 16 acres, this spectacular garden provides an idyllic natural setting for a whimsical big day! Imagine exchanging your vows in the breathtaking rose garden, where you and your beloved can say your “I do’s” on a naturally elevated stage surrounded by blooming roses of all different shades. Smaller, more intimate ceremonies can enjoy a beautiful ceremony outside of the Hiram Butler House, a historic manor complete with exposed brick, expansive windows, and flourishing beds of colorful perennials. Dine and dance the night away beneath the stars, enjoying a splendorous reception on one of the garden’s emerald lawns amid the well-maintained plants and sleek contemporary sculptures decorating the property. If you’ve been looking for that ideal garden setting that will bring charm and effortless grandiosity to your wedding day, then look no further than the Smith-Gilbert Gardens!

Venue Style

Park/Garden, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Outdoor Ceremony: 150 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 150 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 2:00PM. Events must end by 11:00PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $1,700 to $3,500 for a ceremony and reception and includes 8 hours of event time including set up and clean up time. A refundable security deposit of $500 is required.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Smith Gilbert Gardens is estimated at between $6,192 and $16,245 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.


BYO, Choose from List



Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Tables and chairs provided
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

Wedding coordinator required
BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
No smoking
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 10:30PM