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Conservatory of Flowers

San Francisco, CA View map
3.5 out of 5 rating
9 reviews
Up to 250 guests

About

Up to 250 guests

The San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers is a San Francisco area attraction and special events venue. This unique and historic facility located in Golden Gate Park boasts five exhibit spaces with exotic plants and flowers from all over the world. A stunning Victorian masterpiece with beautiful and eye-catching botanicals, the San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers provides a unique and natural backdrop for your upcoming wedding nuptials.

Facilities and Capacity
Each gallery of the Conservatory of Flowers showcases unique plants and flowers, custom metal work and architectural beauty throughout the building. The Conservatory also has additional spaces available for rentals including Palm Terrace, a pavilion and bridal lounge or breakout room. The Palm Terrace is an al fresco space with views of the Conservatory Valley flowerbeds and Sutro Tower with a backdrop of the magnificent Victorian Conservatory to accommodate up to 300 wedding guests. The beautifully manicured East and West Terrace Lawns are located just in front of the Conservatory. The Conservatory is perfect for cocktails and hors d鈥檕euvres and showcase unique and tropical botanicals. The Orchard Pavilion is an industrial space with capacity for up to 150 wedding guests.

Services Offered
The San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers offers venue rental for weddings and other social events. Whether your wedding is intimate or grand, their professional event staff will provide the perfect space and ambience for your event. Event services offered include the following:

  • On-site security
  • Experienced and polished event staff
  • Luxury trailer restroom rental
  • White wooden folding chairs and tables
  • Setup and cleanup
  • Lighting/sound
  • Preferred vendors only

Other Services
The San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers is an ideal location for hosting private parties of varying sizes. In addition to wedding ceremonies and receptions, this location can accommodate all of your wedding events, such as engagement parties, bridal showers and rehearsal dinners. This venue is also available for hosting corporate meetings, holiday parties, birthdays, anniversaries and other special occasions.

History
At more than a century old, this Victorian structure is the oldest public wood and glass conservatory in North America. The Conservatory opened to the pubic in 1879 and was an instant sensation in Golden Gate Park. As a city, state and national historic landmark, the Conservatory remains one of the most photographed and beloved San Francisco attractions.

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?

$9,000

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

$9,000

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?

$2,500

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

$2,500

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
Clean Up
Lighting/Sound
Parking
Set Up
Tables

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

250

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

4

Describe your venue:

Banquet Hall
Garden
Government Building
Historic Building
Museum
Park

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
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?

All Inclusive Packages
Clean Up
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Lighting / Sound
Outside Vendors
Preferred Vendors Only
Set Up

What event items are available?

Audio Equipment
Chairs
Furniture
Lighting
Tables

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Shuttle
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

April
May
June
July
August
September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
November
December
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    Simply Stunning!

    I recently coordinated a wedding hosted at the Conservatory of Flowers. Of course, the venue is a total SF icon. The beauty indoors is a great backdrop for photos. The couple chose to have dinner on the Lawn and dessert and dancing inside their Orchid Pavilion. It all turned out beautifully. The venue team was so responsive and helpful, before, during, and after the wedding. I was great to have such a large team onsite during the event. I can鈥檛 wait to wor another wedding at the Conservatory of Flowers!
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    Simona Married on 07/21/2017
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    The team at the Conservatory of Flowers is the best events team we have ever worked with. Hands down. No other venue has been as kind, thoughtful or accommodating. After doing one set of events with them, we decided we wanted to be working with them several times a year.

    Seriously, we have so much gratitude for this team. They are really responsive, empathetic and totally on top of their game.

    With love,
    Simona & Guy
    Sound Meditation San Francisco
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Alice Cuthbert
Alice Cuthbert
Senior Event Sales Manager

Since 2017, Alice has helped countless couples plan their weddings at the Conservatory of Flowers. While meeting the couples initially, she loves to understand how the couple wants to celebrate their love with family and friends. She works to assist the couples envision themselves at the Conservatory through their traditional or non-traditional celebration!

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100 John F Kennedy Drive San Francisco, CA, 94118
4158452394

Site visits available Wednesday & Saturday 10:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm
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Conservatory of Flowers frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Conservatory of Flowers?

Conservatory of Flowers includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Chairs
  • Clean Up
  • Lighting/Sound
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables

What are the most important characteristics of Conservatory of Flowers in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by Conservatory of Flowers for wedding events is known for:
  • Banquet Hall
  • Garden
  • Government Building
  • Historic Building
  • Museum
  • Park

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Conservatory of Flowers for wedding events?

Conservatory of Flowers offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
  • Scenic Views

What kind of wedding events does Conservatory of Flowers offer?

Conservatory of Flowers offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does Conservatory of Flowers offer for wedding events?

Conservatory of Flowers offers the following services for wedding events:
  • All Inclusive Packages
  • Clean Up
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Outside Vendors
  • Preferred Vendors Only
  • Set Up

What furniture and decorations does Conservatory of Flowers have available for wedding events?

Conservatory of Flowers offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Audio Equipment
  • Chairs
  • Furniture
  • Lighting
  • Tables

What percentage of users recommend Conservatory of Flowers and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

Conservatory of Flowers is recommended by 66% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 3.5 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 3.7 in quality of service, 3.6 in professionalism, 3.6 in value, 3.3 in flexibility and 3.2 in average response time.

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