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A bride and groom walk along a green, outdoor landscape.

Weddings at the Morris Arboretum & Gardens

Welcome to your garden wedding!  

Thank you for thinking of the Morris Arboretum & Gardens for such a special occasion. We are excited to share what we have to offer. For photos and current happenings, take a quick preview of wedding locations and follow us on Instagram
A bride and groom danced under a ceiling of floating candles.
Photo: Moon Honey Photography
Full Weddings 

Your rental involves exclusive access to 92 breathtaking acres, a choice of six charming ceremony sites, a delightful open-air cocktail hour, and tented dinner and dancing under the glow of bistro lights. Our picturesque gardens are exclusively yours when you arrive at 5 PM for photos. Festivities are 6 – 11 PM with a maximum capacity of 175 (155 with designated dancing area). For one magical weekend in June, we offer our Big Tent which may accommodate up to 350 guests. Inquire with the Rentals Team for more information, some restrictions apply. Parking is included, along with ceremony chairs, tables and chairs for your reception, and 3 hours with a golf cart and driver to escort you throughout the lush grounds for wedding photographs.  


A wedding ceremony in a rose garden.
Ceremonies Only 

Your Ceremony Only rental involves private access to 92 breathtaking acres and a choice of seven charming ceremony sites which can seat up to 60 guests. Our picturesque gardens are exclusively yours from 6 – 8 PM for your ceremony and photos. Parking is included, along with ceremony chairs. We have a golf cart with five passenger seats as an additional amenity option if you’d like to access more of the grounds for photos. Reservations may be made up to six months in advance.  

A bride and groom hug in a blooming garden.
Photo: Hops and Hitched
Micro Ceremonies 

Micro Ceremonies allow up to fifteen people to join you in our beautiful gardens to spend time together celebrating your union and taking photos amongst the flowers and trees. These events do not allow for décor or refreshments, and may be booked up to three months in advance. Micro Ceremonies include 90 minutes of time, and you may add an additional half hour to maximize your photo session. These events are held during public hours only and may be scheduled anytime up to 1 PM. Reservations may be made up to three months in advance. Please note, availability for Micro Ceremonies must be requested through our Rentals Team.

We require everyone to tour before booking, to make sure we are the right fit for you. For more information and to book a tour, contact the Rentals Team at 215.247.5777 x158 or email
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