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Norfolk Botanical Garden

Norfolk, VA View map Visit website
Rating 4.4 out of 5
101 reviews
$4k - $5k For 100 Guests
Up to 300 guests

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$4k - $5k For 100 Guests
Up to 300 guests

Norfolk Botanical Garden is a stunning garden wedding venue located in Norfolk, Virginia. This dynamic property boasts over 175 acres of both wild and cultivated gardens, providing an idyllic setting for any wedding event. Featuring 17,000 square feet of banquet space, couples can marry the serenity of natural beauty with the elegance of the interior to curate their perfect day.

Facilities and Capacity

Norfolk Botanical Garden gives couples and their guests access to over 60 themed gardens on site, with each offering a unique botanical perspective. This venue can accommodate everything from intimate gatherings of 20 guests to a wedding event of 300. An array of breathtaking indoor and outdoor event spaces are available to suit a variety of styles and needs. The Garden Auditorium provides an ideal space for an intimate indoor ceremony. Featuring high ceilings and large windows, this event area offers seating for up to 80 guests in an elegant, light-filled ceremony. Baker Hall and Terrace feature vaulted ceilings and exposed wooden beams, exuding grace and opulence for your celebration. This sweeping event space overlooks the beautiful Perennial Garden and sparkling fountain, and can comfortably accommodate up to 125 seated guests. Your party can enjoy a sophisticated cocktail hour on the covered terrace before seamlessly transitioning to the elegant interior for a night to remember. The Rose Garden Hall and Gazebos are certainly the crown jewel within this lavish property. With its floor-to-ceiling windows, guests can enjoy sweeping views of the Bicentennial Rose Garden as they dine and dance. This opulent banquet hall allows guests to experience the best of both the surrounding natural beauty and interior elegance that Norfolk Botanical Garden has to offer.

Services Offered

Norfolk Botanical Garden works with a range of exclusive vendors to ensure that your day is unparalleled. They provide a selection of hand-picked caterers, entertainment, and lighting companies to complete your special day. The venue is also happy to recommend a variety of additional vendors for your convenience. Rental of select venues within Norfolk Botanical Garden includes a dedicated catering kitchen, portable bar area, podiums, microphones, tables and chairs, and more. Couples can also use the on-site get-ready rooms, parking, WiFi, and many event rentals to add those final touches to an incredible day.

Frequently Asked Questions

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?

$2,800

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$2,200

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?

$750

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$500

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
Parking

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

300

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

3

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Garden
Museum
Waterfront

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
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?

Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Wifi

What event items are available?

Altar/Arch
Chairs
Tables

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Shuttle
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

April
May
June
September
October
November

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
July
August
December

101 Reviews

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Recommended by 88% of couples
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    Katelan S. Married on 05/08/2021
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    Gorgeous venue!

    Our wedding was on May 8th. Beautiful weather, clear skies, everything was bloomed, it was PERFECT!!! So many compliments on the venue itself. I highly recommend NBG for anyone’s wedding!!!!

    Norfolk Botanical Garden's reply:

    Hi Katelan,

    Thank you so much for your kind words! It was such a pleasure celebrating with you on your special day.
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    Kristin Married on 09/20/2020
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    NBG Wedding

    Absolutely amazing. The staff is great, quick responses, answers every question, no matter how many, and a pleasure to work with.

    Norfolk Botanical Garden's reply:

    We appreciate you taking the time to write this wonderful review for us here at Norfolk botanical Garden. Thank you so much Kristin.
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    Virginia S. Married on 05/09/2020
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    Amazing Experience!

    On the day of our tour it was raining off and on AND we got stuck in traffic and we were running late. They were so friendly and accommodating. The facilities themselves are beautiful. They answered every question we could think of while we were there and never took more than a few hours to respond to emailed questions after that. They have been fantastic so far!

Awards

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Real Weddings

  • Imani & Andrew
    19 photos · 09/04/2021
  • Ariel & David
    62 photos · 06/15/2019

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Professional Network & Endorsements

11 Endorsements
Catering Concepts,Inc Catering Concepts,Inc Wedding Caterers

Norfolk Botanical Gardens are a great backdrop for your Bridal portraits, wedding ceremonies, and Receptions. Catering Concepts has been doing events here since 1993. Susan Byrne Catering Concepts

Molly Lichten Photography Molly Lichten Photography Wedding Photographers

The Norfolk Botanical Garden is easily one of the prettiest wedding venues in Virginia. The grounds are not only gorgeous and unique, but also beautiful year-round, which makes the Gardens perfect for weddings and receptions no matter the season! The coordination team is wonderful, and their highly dedicated and professional staff really care about service and quality. All-in-all, whether you are planning an intimate elopement or extravagant wedding affair, I cannot say enough wonderful things about the Norfolk Botanical Garden and the photographic merits of this beautiful venue!

Rev. Cory Newell and Associates Rev. Cory Newell and Associates Wedding Officiants

I love working with NBG! The venue is naturally magical because its beauty is paramount. The team that orchestrates these weddings at NBG are stellar and focused on ensuring the best event possible. The neatest thing, I believe is that these pictures are some of the best pictures I've ever seen! Natural beauty perfected and led by a wonderful team of professionals. Consider this venue! :)

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6700 Azalea Garden Road Norfolk, VA, 23518-5337
7574415830
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