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 features lofty 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 is 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.
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.
98 Reviews for Norfolk Botanical Garden
Recommended by 88% of couples
8 User photos
Kristin · Getting married on 09/20/2020
Absolutely amazing. The staff is great, quick responses, answers every question, no matter how many, and a pleasure to work with.Sent on 01/16/2020
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.
Virginia Sawyer · Getting married on 05/09/2020
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!Sent on 05/08/2019
David Pellington · Married on 04/08/2020
Married August 16, 2019
We planned our wedding from out of town, with the help of our son. Jessica had a meeting with our son and drove him around the Gardens. Between the both of them, the wedding was arranged before we even made it to Norfolk to visit the Gardens. Jessica took us to the Baker Overlook, to confirm that was where we wanted to get married. Contract terms and payment and visiting the site was all extremely easy, due to Jessica’s experience. Jessica was extremely organized and covered all aspects of the ceremony, including seating, what would happen in the event of rain, and transportation of us and all guests to and from the Baker Overlook. She was happy to be a significant part of our day. We could not have chosen a better site to get married. We recommend Norfolk Botanical Gardens for anyone wishing to have a memorable wedding in a beautiful setting.Sent on 11/24/2019
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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
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!
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! :)