Guidelines

Guidelines-Facility Rental

  • Please note that Rotary Botanical Gardens is a public garden. The grounds will remain open to the general public during your reserved time.
  • To maintain the quality of our plant collections, we do not permit tents to be set up on our grounds for private functions.
  • Outdoors, we do not provide chairs, tables, podiums, etc.  We recommend you contract with a rental service for these supplies.
  • All wedding activities, including setup and cleanup, must take place within the reserved time block.
  • Damage deposit will be returned within 30 days after the wedding, providing there is no damage assessment and the contract has not been violated.
  • Your reservation includes the right to have professional photography taken at the Gardens the day of your wedding.
  • With your paid reservation, you are entitled to schedule a dress rehearsal. Rehearsals must be scheduled in advance.
  • Rotary Botanical Gardens does not refund rentals because of inclement weather.

Photo & Videography Policy

Please review our photography and videography policy.

Catering

Rotary Botanical Gardens offers you the flexibility to choose your own caterer from our approved catering list. No catering minimum is required for events.

Rotary Botanical Gardens has requested that all approved caterers add on a 12% commission charge to all booked events, before tax and gratuity; caterers agree to add on this charge and reimburse Rotary Botanical Gardens.

Please call 608.314.8408 or email events@rotarygardens.org for our current list of caterers and we welcome the opportunity to work with others!

No food or beverages are allowed in the garden at any time.