Fernwood Botanical Gardens and Nature Preserve

13988 Range Line Rd., Niles, MI 49120 Map · Phone number
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10 reviews
4.7 out of 5.0
Guest capacity 2 to 450
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About Fernwood Botanical Gardens and Nature Preserve

Fernwood Botanical Garden is an enchanting venue for outdoor wedding Ceremonies in Southwestern Michigan. Guests enjoy free admission to the expansive 105 acre porperty. Your wedding will be an unforgettable experience with picturesque grounds for engagement or wedding party photographs, and attentive customer service throughout the wedding process.

Use of indoor venue is included in case of inclement weather.

Less than 30 minutes from South Bend, St. Joseph, and they lovely Harbor Country region along the coast of Lake Michigan.

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Ashley Dru Photography
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Fernwood Botanical Gardens and Nature Preserve
Photo credit: Amanda Greenwood
Photo credit: Amanda Greenwood
Wedding Couple in front of tall ornamental grasses. Photo credit Ashley Dru Photography.
Wedding Couple in front of tall ornamental grasses. Photo credit Ashley Dru Photography.
Wedding couple in front of pergola. Photo credit Allie and John Photography.
Wedding couple in front of pergola. Photo credit Allie and John Photography.
The Green open air reception. Photo credit Allie and John Photography.
The Green open air reception. Photo credit Allie and John Photography.
South Vista Ceremony.
South Vista Ceremony.
Fall Ceremony on The Green with Dovecote in background. Photo credit Ashley Dru Photography.
Fall Ceremony on The Green with Dovecote in background. Photo credit Ashley Dru Photography.
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Photo: Gingertown Photography
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Photo: Amanda Greenwood
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Photo: Lu's Lens Photography
Photo: Lu's Lens Photography
Photo: Lu's Lens Photography
Photo: Lu's Lens Photography
Photo: Lu's Lens Photography
Photo: Lu's Lens Photography
Photo: Lu's Lens Photography
Photo: Lu's Lens Photography
Photo: Lu's Lens Photography
Photo: Lu's Lens Photography
Photo: Lu's Lens Photography
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Photo: Greenbird Photography
Photo: Greenbird Photography
Photo: Greenbird Photography
Allie and John Photography
Allie and John Photography
Allie and John Photography
Allie and John Photography
Allie and John Photography
Allie and John Photography
Allie and John Photography
Allie and John Photography
Allie and John Photography
Allie and John Photography
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Photo: Maria Lewis Photography
Photo: Maria Lewis Photography
Photo: Maria Lewis Photography
Photo: Maria Lewis Photography
Photo: Maria Lewis Photography
Photo: Maria Lewis Photography
Photo: Maria Lewis Photography
Photo: Maria Lewis Photography
Photo: Maria Lewis Photography
Photo: Maria Lewis Photography
Photo: Maria Lewis Photography
Photo: Maria Lewis Photography
Photo: Maria Lewis Photography
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Our Tribe of Five Photography
Our Tribe of Five Photography
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Our Tribe of Five Photography
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Marissa Kay Photography
Marissa Kay Photography
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Marissa Kay Photography
Marissa Kay Photography
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Maria Long Photography
Maria Long Photography
Maria Long Photography
Maria Long Photography
Maria Long Photography
Maria Long Photography
Maria Long Photography
Maria Long Photography
Maria Long Photography
Maria Long Photography
Maria Long Photography
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Sam Adkins Photography
Sam Adkins Photography
Sam Adkins Photography
Sam Adkins Photography
Sam Adkins Photography
Sam Adkins Photography
Sam Adkins Photography
Sam Adkins Photography
Sam Adkins Photography
Photo Credit: SC Photography
Photo Credit: SC Photography
Ashley Dru Photography
Ashley Dru Photography
Ashley Dru Photography
Ashley Dru Photography
Ashley Dru Photography
Ashley Dru Photography
Ashley Dru Photography
Ashley Dru Photography
Ashley Dru Photography
Ashley Dru Photography
Ashley Dru Photography
Ashley Dru Photography
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Fernwood Botanical Gardens and Nature Preserve
Photo credit: Amanda Greenwood
Photo credit: Amanda Greenwood

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10 Reviews for Fernwood Botanical Gardens and Nature Preserve

Recommended by 95% of couples


4.7 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.7
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 4.7
  • Average response time 4.5

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  • Kelly

    Kelly S. · Getting married on 02/09/2022

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Amazing Venue

    If you're thinking about using Fernwood as a venue, DO IT! You won't be disappointed. My husband and I had planned on getting married there originally, but then COVID happened. They were MORE than patient and accommodating for us and we were able to change to a micro wedding which was more amazing than I ever could have imagined. It took so much of the planning off of our hands. It came with a photographer, cake, officiant, music, and flowers all in one sweet bundle. They really did their research to hire the BEST for those too. We were lucky enough to have the most amazing photographer around and gorgeous flowers that I couldn't have picked out myself. We got married on the most gorgeous fall day and were even able to live stream it for our friends and family.

    Sent on 01/18/2021
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    Chelsea D. · Married on 09/26/2020

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    High value, low stress, efficient

    We absolutely loved our pop-wedding in September. The garden was beautiful. Our ceremony was in the boxwood garden which I recommend to anyone wanting a smaller ceremony.

    The vendors included in the package were fantastic and Heidi with Fernwood was so nice.

    Sent on 01/15/2021
  • Kristian

    Kristian C. · Married on 10/13/2019

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Fernwood is Fantastic!

    I absolutely loved having my wedding at Fernwood. Leading up to the wedding it was incredibly easy and pleasant to work with Heidi (the wedding coordinator at Fernwood), and it was such a relief for have such a great venue for my wedding. Fernwood also was incredibly flexible with seating arrangements and creating our 'back-up weather' plan. The food portions at Fernwood are also large, the food is tasty, and the staff was great. I would recommend anyone wanting to get married in 'refined nature' to get married at Fernwood. Also since you have to order food and alcohol with Fernwood then you have one easy bill to pay for the venue and food - we got our cake elsewhere though.

    Sent on 12/02/2019

    Fernwood Botanical Gardens and Nature Preserve's reply:

    Thank you for your review, Kristian. We absolutely loved working with you! Your guests were great. It was nice to see them exploring Fernwood on your lovely day. We've never seen such an exciting dance party on a Sunday evening! Come back soon!
    -Heidi

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Fernwood Botanical Gardens and Nature Preserve FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    No
  • 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?
    $ 650
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 650
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Chairs
    Clean Up
    Parking
    Set Up
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    450
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    2
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    7
  • Describe your venue:
    Art Gallery
    Garden
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Covered Outdoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
    Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Bridal Shower
    Elopements
  • What event services do you offer?
    Clean Up
    Event Rentals
    Get Ready Rooms
    Lighting / Sound
    Outside Vendors
    Pet Friendly
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What event items are available?
    Altar/Arch
    Audio Equipment
    Chairs
    Lighting
    Tables
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    April
    November
    December

2 Real Weddings

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  • 13988 Range Line Rd. Niles, MI, 49120 See on map
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