The Gardens at Elm Bank at the Massachusetts Horticultural Society is a historical venue located in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Couples will be surrounded by twelve different gardens on 36 lush acres. You can have a beautiful outdoor ceremony and then dance the night away in their restored carriage house. The Gardens at Elm Bank offers guests the chance to enjoy architectural gems, fields, forests and amazing gardens just 30 minutes from Boston.
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Our unique and stunning property can accommodate weddings and celebrations up to 400 guests. You can exchange vows in the formal and romantic Italianate Garden surrounded by the flowers of the season. Then you can move to the whimsical Children's Garden while enjoying cocktails. Finally, you can finish the night at the elegant Hunnewell Building which was once the carriage house for the former Cheney-Baltzell estate. It includes 3,000 square feet of event space adorned with a vaulted and trussed ceiling.
This award-winning venue is available any time of the year. Their services include:
- Bridal suite
- Preferred vendor list
In addition to hosting your wedding, the Gardens at Elm Bank will also host the following:
- Engagement party
- Bridal shower
- Anniversary party
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This summer I had the pleasure of photographing a wedding for one of my couples, they chose The Gardens at Elm Bank as their ceremony location. What a gorgeous setting! It was a stunning place to tie the knot, everything was coordinated beautifully to perfection. Even in the 95 degree heat it still was a perfect setting for an outdoor ceremony. Even though the heat deterred us from using the gardens to the fullest for photography, the shade of the estate provided a great spot for family photos and some bridal portraits. I'm looking forward to photographing at The Gardens at Elm Bank again in the future!
The staff are very professional. The venue is beautiful. They will make sure you have the best day of your life. DJ Photo Booths highly recommends The Gardens at Elm Bank. www.facebook.com/djphotobooths
The Gardens at Elm Bank in Wellesley is a beautiful venue offering several options as places to hold your ceremony. Depending upon the season, the gardens provide ever changing flowers, plants etc. to enhance wedding photos.
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- Bridal Suite
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- Banquet Hall
- Historic Building
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at The Gardens at Elm Bank for wedding events?
- Uncovered Outdoor
- Scenic Views
What kind of wedding events does The Gardens at Elm Bank offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
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- Get Ready Rooms
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