Conservatory of Flowers

100 John F Kennedy Drive, San Francisco, CA 94118 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Conservatory of Flowers

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 400 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’oeuvres 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:

  • Bridal lounge
  • On-site security
  • Experienced and polished event staff
  • Luxury trailer restroom rental
  • White wooden folding chairs and tables
  • Setup and cleanup
  • Reserved parking for up to 50 vehicles
  • 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.

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3.7 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 3.9
  • Professionalism 3.8
  • Flexibility 3.6
  • Value 3.6
  • Average response time 3.5
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    Rachel Murch Watters · Married on 09/22/2018

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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’t wait to wor another wedding at the Conservatory of Flowers!

    Sent on 09/05/2019
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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

    Sent on 09/11/2017

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Conservatory of Flowers FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, Clean Up, Lighting/Sound, Parking, Set Up, Tables
  • Describe your venue: Historic Building, Museum, Park
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? Clean Up, Get Ready Rooms, Preferred Vendors Only, Set Up
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? March, April, May, July, August, September, October

Map

  • 100 John F Kennedy Drive, Golden Gate Park San Francisco, California, 94118 See on map
    415-413-0301 (Phone number)
    Site visits available Tuesday-Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm

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