Morris Arboretum





Morris Arboretum is the University of Pennsylvania's stunning public garden. Imagine 92-acres of lush garden space to explore and enjoy on your special day. Morris Arboretum provides you with a wedding environment that is brimming with life and romance. You and your love can exchange vows under the towering trees as you enjoy the handsome scenery, fountains, and historic features. For your reception the Carriage House along with an outdoor tented area becomes a celebration site fit for royalty. This 100-year old carriage house provides your wedding day with an air of old elegance. With fairy lights strung up, music in the air, and food and drink your guests will be as happy as a bluebird. Morris Arboretum even has a bridal dressing area for you to take advantage of before you walk down the aisle. Enjoy a wedding steeped in natural beauty at Morris Arboretum.

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Event Center, Outdoor


Outdoor Ceremony, Outdoor Reception


Max Outdoor Ceremony: 175 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 175 guests

Time Restrictions

Ceremonies begin at 6:00PM. Set up time can start at 4:00PM. Events must end by 11:00PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $2,100 to $6,300 for a reception and includes 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Choose from three beautiful ceremony sites included with the reception rental. Several other ceremony and cocktail hour spaces are available for an additional fee. A refundable security deposit of $500 is required. Please inquire with venue for ceremony only wedding options.


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Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Tables and chairs provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot
Dance area
Golf cart and designated driver

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Choose from a list for catering
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 11:00PM