Rockledge Gardens is a colorful, tropical and magical wedding venue located in Rockledge, Florida. This stunning and unique Central Florida venue and nursery offers a picturesque ceremony space surrounded by gorgeous tropical plants and lawn situated among beautiful gardens. Host your reception just steps away under their pavilion, complete with outdoor kitchen and bar, while you watch the glorious Florida sunset. End the evening getting cozy with friends around a rustic fire pit under the stars.
Facilities and Capacity
The Harry and Mary Witte Learning Center pavilion and gardens at Rockledge Gardens offers a stunning and natural outdoor setting for wedding ceremonies and receptions for up to 120 guests. Spaces available include four acres of gardens, a grass lawn, a covered pavilion with outdoor kitchen and bar, a gazebo and a rustic fire pit. Enjoy the romantic glow of market lights in the pavilion and cocktail area (included in wedding rental packages).
Rockledge Gardens offers venue rental for weddings and other social events. Event packages include everything from simple weekday garden parties to farm-to-garden weddings with all the trimmings, including a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride. Wedding services available include the following:
In addition to wedding ceremonies and receptions, Rockledge Gardens can accommodate all of your wedding events, such as engagement parties, bridal showers and rehearsal dinners. This venue is also ideal for hosting corporate meetings, holiday parties, birthdays, anniversaries and other special occasions.
Rockledge Gardens is located just 40 minutes east of Orlando and the Orlando International Airport, and walking distance from the Indian River Lagoon. This venue is located minutes away from Port Canaveral, Lake Poinsett and the Atlantic Ocean. Rockledge Gardens services weddings for the local area, including the Space Coast, Orlando and Greater Central Florida.
Recommended by 100% of couples
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Gage Ziehmn Ardag · Married on 05/11/2019
Wonderful place to have a wedding!
Rockledge Gardens made our wedding unique and special. Liz and Jessica were very kind, helpful, and accommodating throughout the entire process. They always answered our questions promptly. We were in between two venues and ended up choosing Rockledge Gardens because of their down to earth attitude and customer service. It was also a meaningful venue for us as it is an educational and nature-focused space. We heard many compliments from guests about our unique wedding and venue.Sent on 06/08/2019
Rockledge Gardens allows you to customize your wedding in many ways. We did not want a DJ but they have a great sound system that you can plug and AUX cord into and be your own DJ. They are flexible with catering and other vendors, allowing us to bring in a Syrian food caterer from Jacksonville who grilled kebabs for us on the property. We also had 6 rescue dogs walk down the aisle with our wedding party and attend the wedding. Our theme was very colorful and international and they allowed us to hang garlands over the cocktail space. I also wanted a non-traditional floor plan and Jessica helped me map it out and make it happen. We had a huge wedding party and Jessica and other staff helped keep everyone on track. Sustainability is important to us and they helped us with compostable and recyclable containers for waste. Guests enjoyed playing the yard games they have including giant jenga and cornhole. They also have great options like live plant centerpieces and favors. Liz and Jessica can also offer vendor recommendations if you need a starting point! We ended up using several of their recommendations including The Lemons Photography and Kimberley Tucker wedding coordinator.
Evenings are beautiful at the gardens, and you really don't need much decor as the plants and flowers speak for themselves. Highly recommend Rockledge Gardens for your wedding or event! Thank you to Liz, Jessica, and all the Rockledge Gardens staff!
-Gage and Doruk
Rockledge Gardens's reply:Thank you so much, Gage! We loved your commitment sustainability and causes that matter to you and how you made that a part of your wedding vision from the start. Wishing you and Doruk a lifetime of laughter and happiness!
Kelsea Rodriguez · Married on 04/16/2019
Rockledge Gardens, words cannot describe the magic at this venue.Sent on 05/23/2019
My new husband and I didn’t do things like a normal couple, since he’s in the military, we planned a wedding in a month. With that being said it was so intensely difficult to not only find a venue but that venue to be available in a months time.
When I first heard about the possibility of having a small reception at this dream location I started crossing my fingers and praying. When I found that they were available for my wedding date, all the bridezilla stress and anxiety went away. Not only because this location is something out of a fairy talk but because the staff of the gardens were; in every sense of the word; amazing. Not to mention military family friendly!
They tended to every request and gave several solutions to each problem that accrued. I’m still amazed at how each of the staff members genuinely wanted to make our wedding day the greatest day of our life!
I will always be so incredibly thankful for Liz and the rest of the event team. For always being two steps ahead 24/7.
Also for Shells Event Planning and Mimosas & Moonshine for all they’re hard work and small detailed touches. I’m still in awe of how spectacular the day and planning process was.
I will always recommend this venue for any event.
Rockledge Gardens's reply:Kelsea we loved being part of your day and seeing your incredible vision come to life! Wishing you so much joy in your marriage!
Jeff Swahlan · Married on 03/12/2019
Helpful, family environment, clean and specific to our needs
Liz and her staff were beyond helpful for my wife and I's wedding 12/15/19. We chose this venue because of excellent review and they are accurate to the t. We were so impressed by the aesthetics of the venue which really for us became the focal point of all of our decorations. The place is simply beautiful and the staff were helpful the whole way through. Initially we were concerned about 2 things: having the wedding while the facility was still open and the noise of US 1 interfering with the ceremony. Neither of those things were an issue and we were amazed at how secluded and special we felt. The venue just does an amazing job of coordinating the event. Couldn't recommend higher!Sent on 04/29/2019
Rockledge Gardens's reply:Thank you so much, Jeff! You and Leah were wonderful to work with and we wish you a lifetime of joy, laughter, and happiness! We're so happy you chose to celebrate with us!
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We highly recommend Rockledge garden to our brides, it is the perfect setting for a romantic, under the stars wedding!
Rockledge Gardens has been a special place in our area for as long as I can remember! It is made even more special now that they have added the event pavilion named for the founders of this wonderful place. When we had an opportunity to have our first styled shoot that expressed our personal style, we went to Rockledge Gardens. The location is breath taking! There is nothing else like it in our area. You owe it to yourselves to check out this lovely place.
We had the pleasure of working with Liz and the Rockledge Gardens staff during a beautiful wedding in the garden. The staff was helpful and accommodating, and the venue was exquisite! If you are truly looking for a unique venue this one has it all.