WEDDING CEREMONIES AT THE ARBORETUM

We offer a choice between three packages for a ceremony and reception    

 

To Secure a Reservation for the Wildflower Package:

    • Signed contract
    • Package must be paid in full plus a $300 refundable security deposit

To Secure a Reservation for the Passion Flower Package or the Hydrangea Package:

    • Signed contract
    • Payment of 50% of all rental fees
    • $500 refundable security deposit

A Wedding Planner for one of these last two packages is necessary to ensure your wedding day runs smoothly and stays on time from beginning to end.




Wildflower Package

"A Charming Mix"

1 Hour reservation

Up to 30 people

No rentals or decorations

Tuesday to Thursday $300 (10 am - 4 pm)

Security Deposit $300


Passion Flower Package

"An Eternal Bond"

2 Hour Reservation

Tuesday to Thursday $1,000

Friday to Sunday $1,400

Security Deposit $500

Wedding Planner Required

Hydrangea Package

"A Love Affair"

4 Hour Reservation

Tuesday to Thursday $2,000

Friday to Sunday $2,800

Security Deposit $500

Wedding Planner Required

The following amenities are included with all packages:

    • Arboretum Venue Coordinator on-site during the event to assist with facility logistics
    • Complimentary parking and access to the gardens or speciļ¬ed areas for all wedding guests
    • Complimentary Friends of the Arboretum membership valid for one year after the wedding date
    • 10% discount to Friends of the Arboretum and to immediate family, i.e. sons/daughters
    • 10% discount to active military and veterans

The following amenities are included with the Passion Flower and Hydrangea Packages only:

    • One hour of wedding rehearsal time, must be prescheduled with Arboretum Venue Coordinator, Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • The use of the Wedding Lawn or Woodland Gardens for the ceremony
    • Two separate dressing rooms for the bride and groom will be open and available one hour prior to the contracted time

Please understand that these are public gardens and will remain open to the public for their enjoyment.  The on-site staff representative will let visitors know of your wedding.


 


Contact Sophia Gilmore for more information. 

sgilmore@nhcgov.com


"Friends of the New Hanover County Arboretum" is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

6206 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, North Carolina 28403

910-798-7660

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