Weddings

Garden Weddings

You can make your wedding magical at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden. Whether you are looking for an intimate ceremony or an elaborate garden reception, we have a package that fits every celebration.

There is nowhere more idyllic than the oasis of the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden. Located in the heart of downtown, the Botanical Garden has been named the “Most Gorgeous Wedding Venue in the State of Iowa” by PureWow, featured by The Knot as one of their “14 Spectacular Wedding Venues in Iowa” and as an “Iconic Des Moines Wedding Venue” by Des Moines Girl.

With both indoor and outdoor wedding options, the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden provides stunning garden settings no matter the season. Your life-long memories start here.

Weddings Include:

  • Unforgettable scenery for your special day
  • Dedicated ceremony and reception locations, depending
    on package
  • Food and beverage tables
  • Guest tables and seating
  • Single point-of-contact event coordinator
  • Event setup and teardown of Botanical Garden provided
    amenities
  • List of approved caterers and bar services
  • Complimentary two-hour photography reservation
  • Free, onsite parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Booking opens up 18 month in advance
We look forward to helping turn your dream wedding into a reality!

For rates, details, or to book the facility, please fill out the Rental Inquiry Form!

Outdoor Weddings

Host the wedding of your dreams surrounded by breathtaking gardens or over the tranquil water garden with the Des Moines skyline as your backdrop.

Starting at $2,000

Indoor Weddings

Say your wedding I Do’s, rain or shine, under the picturesque arbor within our lush, tropical destination-style conservatory.

Starting at $3,500

Ceremony Only Weddings

Enjoy the convenience of an intimate ceremony or elopement location that will leave a lasting impression on your guests.

Starting at $500

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