Norfolk Botanical Garden

6700 Azalea Garden Road, Norfolk, VA 23518-5337 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Norfolk Botanical Garden

Located in Norfolk Virginia, Norfolk Botanical Garden is one of the largest botanical gardens on the East Coast and is well known for its weddings and events. The Garden has been serving the Hampton Roads Community since 1938.

Facilities and Capacity

Norfolk Botanical Garden is one of coastal Virginia’s most extraordinary places and offers a stunning backdrop for weddings and special events throughout the year. Surrounded by water and blooming flowers, the Garden is the ideal setting for dream weddings and elegant celebrations. With its 175 scenic acres and more than 17,000 square feet of indoor event space, the Garden can accommodate grand affairs and intimate events. The venue has a variety of rental areas, including garden and waterfront locations. With the 14 dedicated ceremony locations, Norfolk Botanical Garden is an inclusive venue and provides numerous options for couples interested in an outdoor wedding, indoor or outdoor receptions and celebrations.

Services Offered

From the use of a wedding suite to premium wedding packages and options for every budget, Norfolk Botanical Garden strives to make couples feel comfortable and valued on their special day. Each premium wedding package is paired with indoor and outdoor reception locations, ceremony only and reception only packages are also available. The venue also offers engagement and elopement packages. Whether for a bridal shower, engagement party, rehearsal dinner, elopement, ceremony, or reception, couples won’t be disappointed with the pet-friendly garden. Other services provided include:

  • Exclusive & Preferred Vendors
  • Parking and Complimentary Admission for Event Guests
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Complimentary One Year Family Membership for Wedding Clients

An oasis in the heart of the city, the Norfolk Botanical Garden is surrounded on three sides by Lake Whitehurst, providing picturesque views and conveniently located near Norfolk International Airport and local hotel accommodations.

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Recommended by 87% of couples


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  • Quality of service 4.4
  • Professionalism 4.6
  • Flexibility 4.1
  • Value 4.3
  • Average response time 4.4

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    Virginia Sawyer · Getting 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!

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    Cheyenne · Getting married on 11/02/2019

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    Happy Bride-to-be!!!

    Ashley with Weddings at NBG has been AMAZING from the very beginning! We met last month, she gave me a tour of NBG, and I found my DREAM venue! She is so friendly and kind, and knowledgable of the gardens! I’m so excited to get married here in late 2019. Thank you Ashley & NBG team!!!

    Sent on 04/11/2019

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Norfolk Botanical 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? $ 2,800.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 2,200.00
  • 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? $ 750.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Chairs, Parking
  • 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

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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 See on map
    757-516-0547 (Phone number)

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