Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden

1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90840 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden

Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden is a natural garden wedding venue in Long Beach, California. This stunning Japanese garden was dedicated in 1981 as an educational center and memorial to the founder’s late husband. It has become one of Long Beach’s most popular ceremony spaces because of its lush natural scenery. The native trees and foliage bring a piece of California wilderness to the elegantly designed garden. If you want a nature-inspired yet sophisticated event venue, Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden is a great place to choose. Their staff will make your wedding day a once in a lifetime experience.

Facilities and Capacity
Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden is an artistic garden space combining traditional Japanese design with the native Southern California landscape. It is an ideal outdoor venue for both wedding ceremonies and receptions. The property features over an acre of private manicured gardens bordered by tall trees. Inside guests will enjoy meandering paths, a walk over the bridge, or gazing into the koi pond and beautiful waterfalls. The quaint, quiet atmosphere adds to the romantic ambiance of your ceremony or the casual conversation of your al fresco dining experience. You may host a ceremony at Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden with up to 200 guests, a reception with 150 guests, or both with an intimate party of less than 100. The gardens offer natural splendor, however you may add decor items of your choice to enhance your wedding day theme.

Services Offered
Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden helps couples of all kinds create their one of a kind wedding days. The onsite coordinator will work with you from the beginning to create a seamless experience, starting with an elegant ceremony and ending with delicious food and dancing throughout the evening. Your rental of the space includes up to two hours for the ceremony space plus a four-hour reception. You will also be able to schedule a rehearsal prior to the event. The garden staff will assist with setting up and breaking down the venue tables, chairs, and decor. They also have an onsite sound system which can be managed by their audiovisual team. Other rentals in your package include:

  • White garden resin chairs
  • Guest book and gift table
  • Wedding party cabana
  • Ivory market umbrellas for al fresco dining
  • Complimentary parking
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26 Reviews for Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden

Recommended by 87% of couples


4.4 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.5
  • Professionalism 4.2
  • Flexibility 4.2
  • Value 4.7
  • Average response time 4.3
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    Diana · Married on 09/03/2017

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    My husband and I chose the Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden as our final venue for our wedding ceremony after looking at least 5 other venues. The Japanese garden is so beautiful and serene complete with ducks and koi fish; all of my guests complimented how gorgeous it is and thought that we paid a fortune for booking this venue when really the pricing is very reasonable. Janette is the director of the garden and her staff were super helpful on the day of our wedding and did an excellent job with calming my nerves down and coordinating the event as well as working well with my vendors. Even though it rained on the day of my wedding, our wedding pictures were so beautiful and I love how it captured the beauty of the garden. I highly recommend every future couple who loves nature and scenery to get married here.

    Sent on 11/02/2017

    Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden's reply:

    Hello Diana,

    Thank you for your review! We love feedback, and we're very happy that you had an amazing experience at the garden. Congratulations once again on your marriage! We wish you the best in life!

    Best,

    JG Coordinators
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    Angelika · Married on 06/14/2014

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    The staff we dealt with at the Earl Burns Japanese Garden were both super friendly and professional. If we ever had any questions they were answered very quickly.

    As we live in Ireland it made it quite hard for us to organise and plan our day however they made our day so much easier and pain free.

    For any couples looking for a venue which can cater for both large and small weddings (ours being 15 people total) with a very unique feel, the Earl Burns Japanese Garden is a perfect fit.

    Sent on 06/24/2014

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Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden Pricing

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Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 3,900.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 2,100.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? $ 2,395.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 1,400.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, Clean Up, Event Planning, Lighting/Sound, Parking, Set Up, Tables
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 2
  • Describe your venue: Garden
  • What kind of settings are available? Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? All Inclusive Packages, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Set Up
  • What event items are available? Audio Equipment, Chairs, Dance Floor, Lighting, Tables, Tents
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, December

Real Weddings

2 Wedding Deals & Discounts

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    CSULB Affiliation Discount

    Receive a $100-off discount if you (or your immediate family) are affiliated with CSULB (student, staff, faculty, alumni)

    *availiable only with the Wedding Package

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    Membership Discount

    Receive a $200-off discount by becoming a member of the Garden

    *availabile only with the Wedding Packages

Professional Network & Endorsements

5 Endorsements

  • Great Officiants
    Great Officiants Wedding Officiants

    I have performed many weddings here and the staff is great and the gardens are picture perfect!

  • Nathan Nowack Photography
    Nathan Nowack Photography Wedding Photographers

    This Wedding location has everything!! A beautiful garden, amazing catering, organized and friendly coordinators and a Koi pond. When you get married here, you feel you're away from the city, surrounded in an outdoor gardens in Japan. The facility is relatively large as well, fitting more people then you'd expect. So many beautiful places to take great photographs. Every wedding here is truly a memory that will last a lifetime.

  • Amicizia Events
    Amicizia Events Wedding Planners

    Beautiful location and great people to work with!

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  • 1250 Bellflower Blvd Long Beach, CA, 90840 See on map
    5629858889 (Phone number)
    5629852239 (Other Phone Number)
    5629855362 (Fax Number)
    Garden rental office Monday - Friday 9-5pm Garden public hours Tuesday-Friday 9am-4:30pm Sunday 12-4pm *Please note that coordinators are not on site during weekday public hours. Coordinators can be available to meet by appointment during weekdays.

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