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About Garvan Woodland Gardens

Arkansas' premier wedding venue . . . ranked in the top five most spectacular gardens in America!

Whether you have your heart set on an elegant wedding in a stunning chapel with vaulted glass ceilings that reach to the sky or an intimate romantic ceremony in a lush outdoor garden, you will find the perfect spot at Garvan Woodland Gardens, the University of Arkansas' 210-acre botanical garden on the shores of beautiful Lake Hamilton in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

With its breathtaking bridges and structures, myriad waterfalls and cascades, and year-round seasonal flowering plants, the Gardens offer the perfect setting for making once-in-a-lifetime memories. Trust the professionals at Garvan Woodland Gardens. They have been making wedding dreams come true for over a decade.

Categories: Wedding Venue

Regions serviced: Little Rock

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15 Reviews for Garvan Woodland Gardens

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When we began we did not feel that we were being treated fairly. Phones calls would go unanswered for days in not weeks, emails sometimes got replies and when we showed up for a meeting to view the grounds and review the contract the lady we were to meet was a no call no show. As time went on it got better, for the rehearsal and day of it was fantastic though. I have recommended this venue because it was worth it but have given a name to who not to deal with just because of what we have gone through. This was just for use of the Anthony Chapel for a ceremony.

Profile Picture Ailsa, 6/16/18, 4 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue
Services Used: Parking, Wheelchair Access, Indoor, Bridal Suite, Lighting/Sound

If you want the Cinderella fairy tale wedding, I recommend The Anthony Chapel at Garvan Gardens. I could have not pictured my wedding to be as beautiful as it was. They also help you during the rehearsal that's included. I knew nothing about weddings and they walked all of us (including parents and bridal party) through the steps. It was fantastic!

Profile Picture Ariana, 11/5/16, 2 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue
Services Used: Indoor, Parking, Wheelchair Access, Bridal Suite, Lighting/Sound

Absolutely loved the venue. We had some complaints with some workers but other than that everyone was very helpful. We were very pleased with Audrey throughout the months of planning. Any questions we had she was always willing to help. Garvan Gardens was beautiful and everyone that went to our wedding loved the scenery. Thank you so much for everything!

Profile Picture User6137221, 2+ years ago, 2 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue
Services Used: Chairs, Lighting, Parking, Covered Outdoor, Bridal Suite, Event Rentals, Lighting/Sound, Set Up

Garvan Woodland Gardens Pricing

Garvan Woodland Gardens Price Rates

Ceremony Site Fee
Peak Season
Starting from $2,500.00
Off-Peak Season
Starting from $2,000.00
Reception Site Fee
Peak Season
Starting from $600.00
Off-Peak Season
Starting from $600.00
Site Fees Include:
Bridal Suite

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