Ever wish you could host an outdoor wedding without having to worry about the weather? With a greenhouse wedding venue, you totally can! Greenhouse wedding venues feature see-through glass walls and ceilings that make you and your guests feel like you’re outside, without being exposed to the elements. And, these greenhouses or conservatories are often filled with lush plant life, adding to the outdoor feel. While there aren’t as many greenhouse wedding venues in the country as there are say, hotels or barns, there are still quite a few to browse.
Check out 17 of our favorite greenhouse wedding venues in the U.S.
West Bloomfield, Michigan
This Couples’ Choice Award winner is one of our favorite greenhouse wedding venues in the country. The glass-enclosed botanical garden was actually imported from Belgium and features indoor koi ponds, a stone archway, and lots of unique plant life. This is an all-inclusive venue that can provide everything from foo to rentals, floral design, décor, and more. Planterra Conservatory can accommodate up to 200 guests for a truly unforgettable event.
The Horticulture Center
Yes, this venue is located in Philadelphia, this greenhouse wedding venue feels worlds away. The Fairmount Park venue features a modern exhibition hall and greenhouse for weddings and events, with a capacity of 300 guests. You’ll be surrounded by lush flora as you exchange vows, and enjoy dinner and dancing under the stars, thanks to the space’s glass ceiling. This venue works with exclusive caterer Constellation Culinary Group to create custom menus for every couple.
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
A tropical wedding in the heart of Columbus? It’s totally possible at this amazing garden venue. Inside the John F. Wolfe Palm House, you’ll find grand glass ceilings and indoor tropical gardens. Host your ceremony on the Wolfe Terrace with the Palm House as your backdrop, followed by a reception surrounded by the gorgeous tropical plants and flowers inside. There are several other venues available on site, including the Wells Barn, the Grand Atrium, and the Veridian. All told, this venue can host events of up to 500 guests, and on-site catering and event coordination is available.
Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Whether you’re looking to host an outdoor or indoor event, there are so many venue options at the Como Park Zoo to choose from! The Marjorie McNeely Conservatory and Visitor Center are the most popular venues for ceremonies and receptions, but there’s also the serene Japanese Garden, Bullard Rainforest Auditorium, Sunken Garden, and other spaces, too. The Como Park Zoo and Conservatory can host weddings of up to 400 guests. And—bonus—the zoo’s adorable animals can play guest star in some very special wedding portraits!
The Madison Hotel
Morristown, New Jersey
Hotels are popular wedding venues, and for good reason! Guest accommodations, a variety of spaces, and all-inclusive services all under one roof—what could be better (or more convenient)? And this hotel in Northern New Jersey has one of the most special wedding venues we’ve ever seen—a glass-walled conservatory! The 4,000 square foot Glynallynn Ballroom features both a spacious ballroom and the gorgeous conservatory, which is filled with flowers and decorated with chandeliers and other vintage-inspired details. This Couples’ Choice Award winner is all-inclusive, and has 186 guest rooms to accommodate your entire guest list.
Greenhouse Two Rivers
If you’re dreaming of a greenhouse wedding venue with boho-meets-modern vibe, check out this brand-new location near Springfield, Missouri. Featuring countryside views, this 7,000 square foot all-glass greenhouse is surrounded by 20 acres of woodlands, including a pond on the property. Greenhouse Two Rivers can accommodate weddings of up to 300 guests.
Tower Hill Botanic Garden
This is one of the most romantic wedding venues we’ve encountered, with its gorgeous outdoor gardens and several conservatories where you can host an indoor wedding with an outdoor feel. Exchange vows in either the Secret Garden or the Limonaia Conservatory, with cocktail hour in the Winter Garden or Great Hall. And receptions are typically held inside the 18th century all-glass conservatory, the Orangerie, which can host up to 150 guests. Weddings may be held at this venue from late May through early September. This Couples’ Choice Award-winning venue, located just outside Worcester, works exclusively with Peppers Artful Events catering company to ensure your planning process is totally stress-free.
Host your wedding in one of the country’s oldest and largest Victorian conservatories at this Pittsburgh venue. There are several spaces to choose from here, from the Outdoor Garden to the Special Events Hall, the intimate Broaderie Room to the Palm Court and South Conservatory, the Tropical Conservatory, and more. Your photographer will be thrilled at all of the amazing photo backdrops here. Phipps Conservatory can host weddings of up to 300 guests, and on-site catering is available.
Conservatory of Flowers
San Francisco, California
This greenhouse wedding venue in San Francisco is absolutely magical. For an outdoor event, you can host your ceremony and reception on the Palm Terrace and Terrace Lawns, with the Victorian Conservatory as your backdrop. More intimate receptions can be hosted inside the Conservatory itself, which has a capacity of 150 guests. And the Orchid Pavilion reception hall is ideal for larger events of up to 300 guests standing. We even love the modern getting-ready lounge, appropriately named the Lily Pad.
Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
Des Moines, Iowa
We love how this greenhouse wedding venue combines the romance of a garden event with clean and modern design. Host a garden wedding even during Iowa’s cold winters inside the Conservatory, which features lush tropical flora and space for up to 220 guests. The light-filled DuPont Room is another option for indoor weddings. During the warmer months, take advantage of the venue’s outdoor gardens and terraces.
Green Gardens Community Farms
Battle Creek, Michigan
This picturesque working 20-acre farm hosts weddings on his expansive property and inside its lovely greenhouse. Green Gardens Community Farms is ideal for couples looking to incorporate sustainable and environmentally-friendly practices into their special day—you can even enjoy vegetables, berries, and flowers grown on the property. Exchange vows outdoors on the beautiful property with a reception inside the greenhouse. This venue also has on-site accommodations—12 guests can stay inside the 1800s farmhouse.
MSU Horticulture Gardens
East Lansing, Michigan
Even if you’re not a Michigan State alum, you will certainly appreciate the beauty of the campus’ lovely gardens. In particular, the North Garden, which is available to rent for ceremonies and receptions, features a stunning conservatory for receptions. The North Garden Conservatory can host receptions of up to 150 guests. The South Garden is available for ceremonies of up to 200 guests only. On-site catering is available.
The Botanical Gardens
Buffalo, New York
Buffalo may not be known for its tropical climate, but you’ll feel transported to the tropics at this popular greenhouse wedding venue. Host an outdoor ceremony in the gazebo, or an indoor ceremony in one of the garden’s gorgeous greenhouses. Receptions may be held inside a greenhouse as well, surrounded by lush flora. The Botanical Gardens is one of the more intimate wedding venues on our list, and can host weddings and events (such as showers, rehearsal dinners, and more) of up to 120 guests.
GALA Events and Venue at Sky Valley Gardens
No matter what the weather may be, you can host a wedding at Sky Valley Gardens with an outdoor feel year-round. The 1,500 square foot botanical greenhouse features white drapery, sparkling chandeliers, and an array of gorgeous greenery. You may also host your ceremony in one of the outdoor gardens or in a tent on the property. This venue can host events of up to 225 guests, and a variety of unique vintage rentals are available to add to your décor.
Long Hollow Gardens
Located just 25 minutes from Downtown Nashville, this greenhouse wedding venue hosts events year-round. And according to one couple, “it was like being in a magical fairy-garden wonderland!” There are four outdoor locations for ceremonies, including the Wildflower Meadow, the Circular Garden, the Elm Allee, and the Vineyard Lawn (yes, there’s a vineyard here, too!). Receptions are typically held inside the spacious greenhouse and on the covered veranda. Long Hollow Gardens has a capacity of 200 guests.
Cactus and Tropicals
Salt Lake City and Draper, Utah
You might not often hear the words “tropical” and “Utah” in the same sentence, but these greenhouse wedding venues offers tropical settings with locations in Salt Lake City and Draper. This Couples’ Choice Award winning venue can host up to 200 guests who will love the gorgeous greenhouses filled to the brim with exotic plants and colorful flowers. And because this is a plant retailer, the on-site florists can help decorate your event with gorgeous arrangements.
Myriad Botanical Gardens
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Your guests will love this stunning garden venue, complete with views of the Downtown OKC skyline. While there are several indoor and outdoor wedding venues to choose from, we particularly love the landmark Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory, which features thousands of tropical flowers and can host events of up to 120 seated guests. There are also several outdoor locations where you can exchange vows, and larger indoor venues for receptions.