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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.
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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 event. Featuring high ceilings and large windows, this event area offers seating for up to 80 guests in an elegant, light-filled reception. Baker Hall & 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 & Gazebos are certainly the crown jewel within this lavish property. With its floor-to-ceiling windows, guests can enjoy sweeping views of the 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.
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Absolutely beautiful & incredible!
September 30, 2023 Wedding at NBG
The Norfolk Botanical Garden served as the perfect backdrop for our special day. The meticulously manicured gardens, vibrant blooms created a picturesque setting that felt like something out of a fairy tale. Our guests were in awe of the atmosphere, and we were constantly showered with compliments about the venue.
What truly sets this venue apart, though, is the impeccable service and attention to detail. The staff at the Norfolk Botanical Garden went above and beyond to make sure our wedding day went off without a hitch. They were accommodating, responsive, and incredibly helpful throughout the planning process, ensuring that every aspect of our celebration was flawless.
The versatility of this venue is also worth noting. They offer a variety of stunning locations within the garden to suit your style and guest list.
Our wedding day at the Norfolk Botanical Garden was a day filled with beauty, love, and cherished memories. If you're looking for a venue that combines natural splendor with exceptional service, I wholeheartedly recommend this hidden gem. Our hearts are forever grateful to the Norfolk Botanical Garden for making our wedding day truly remarkable.
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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! :)
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