Avalon Keep Botanical Gardens is a wedding venue located in Mena, Arkansas, about 80 miles west of Hot Springs and near Fort Smith and Texarkana. Found along the Arkansas and Oklahoma border, this unique destination offers a variety of beautiful ceremony sites on one historic estate. Senior Conservators Melinda and Michael Cate designed each element of the gardens to make the best use of natural light, land contour, and architectural amenities. Together, these experts have created captivating environments that transform a wedding ceremony into an event that you and your guests will remember for a lifetime.
Facilities and Capacity
At Avalon Keep Botanical Gardens, you can look forward to welcoming up to 225 guests in Avalon Hall. This air-conditioned and heated space is ideal for year-round comfort. Moreover, the property also features eight outdoor ceremony sites, including covered and uncovered options — and three waterfront areas offering scenic views. The gardens are available to host bridal showers, elopements, receptions, ceremonies, and rehearsal dinners.
For your event planning convenience, Avalon Keep Botanical Gardens allows you to use their extensive in-house event item and furniture collections. From arches and decor to tables, chairs, and linens, you’ll have everything you need for a successful function. Furthermore, the venue’s staff will be on hand to assist throughout your planning journey and during the day-of execution. Some of the other offered services at the venue can be bundled to save you time and money. These include, but are certainly not limited to:
- Photo and video services
- Lighting and sound
- Accommodation arrangement assistance
- Marquee tent rentals
- Referral to trusted catering professionals
- Private dressing suite
- Setup and cleanup services
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