Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

Picture yourself pledging vows to your spouse to be in front of a fountain surrounded by vibrant color.  Imagine your wedding during mid-winter surrounded by lush greenery and flowers.  The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum named the Best Botanical Garden by USA Today Readers Choice, can make these experiences a reality!  

A host of venue locations is available throughout the Arboretum for your wedding or ceremony.  Depending on the size of your guest list, your choices will vary.  For small outdoor weddings, up to 50 people, enjoy an event space such as the sensational Waterfall Area or magnificent Japanese Garden.  For medium-sized gatherings, from 50-150 guests, host your event in venue options like the picturesque Slade Perennial Garden or surrounded by the solid and sure Oak and Nut Tree Collection.  For large scale occasions, ranging from 150-300 guests,  pledge your love encompassed in the colorful Sensory Garden or delightful and spacious Nelson Shrub Rose Garden.  Should you prefer an indoor ceremony, The Arboretum has you covered!  Your wedding will bloom in the vivid Conservatory, the warm and inviting Fireplace Room, or Snyder Auditorium, no matter whether the sun shines bright and warm or the snow blows and winds howl outdoors!

Receptions for smaller parties can be held in the stunning real hearth Fireplace Room or the private Tea Room & Terrace.  Larger reception spaces include the Snyder Auditorium, boasting elegant high arched ceilings and mission architecture.  The Restaurant, which includes a 15’ x 18’ dance floor features state of the art technology sure to come in handy for all that dancing, slide shows, and speeches. The MacMillan Auditorium, featuring vaulted ceilings perfect for draping your decor and the same high-tech amenities included in other rental spaces.

Enhance your wedding or reception with in-house catering!  Arboretum Catering is committed to protecting and improving the environment, working to reduce their environmental footprint, yet providing an extensive variety of food and beverage options.  Their full-service menu ranges anywhere from small coffee break snacks like muffins, danishes, and scones to lunches and buffets featuring dishes such as gourmet sandwiches, noodle bars, and BBQ picnics.  Whatever your palette, count on Arboretum Caterings to whet your appetite!

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is an excellent option for the venue on your special day, banquet, or business gathering. Stop by the Arboretum today and book your tour.

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