Weddings in Paradise

RBG provides gorgeous venues for both reception and ceremony, decadent meals and endless opportunities for those perfect photos. Traditional or casual, large or small, our staff are dedicated to taking the worry out of your wedding and providing the personal service you deserve to help plan your big day.


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New Bookings Receive 10% Off Their Menu!

New weddings booked and held prior to March 31, 2019 can receive 10% off their catering menu package. Send us a booking inquiry online and ask about this amazing offer!


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Ceremonies

Royal Botanical Gardens is home to six ceremony spaces, inspired and surrounded by nature. Whether your vision is an intimate affair of 20 in the Mediterannean Greenhouse, or a larger celebration outdoors with 150 of your friends and family, Canada's largest botanical garden is here to make your special day one to rememeber.

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Rose Garden Tent

Positoned between breathtaking gardens, tiered fountains and a majestic stone and cast iron gate, the Rose Garden Tent is the perfect spot for your dream ceremony, surrounded by the beauty of our rejuvenated Rose Garden.

Seats up to 150 guests
Available May to October

Royal Court

An idyllic setting for your intimate ceremony, this lovely outdoor courtyard features a sheltered canopy, colourful foliage and ornamental ponds to provide a quaint garden setting fro your special moment.

Seats up to 120 guests
Available May to October

Cherry Hill Tent

Located just inside Hendrie Park gates and adorned by mature trees, manicured shrubs and plants, Cherry Hill tent is the perfect size for the smaller, intimate ceremony.

Seats up to 100 guests
Available May to October

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Mediterannean Garden

This indoor garden's upper terrace provides a cozy ceremony space embraced by lush, exotic foliage of the Mediterannean climate.

Accomodates up to 20 guests
Available year-round

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The Turner-Pavilion Teahouse Terrace

New for 2018. Our newest Hendrie Park feature is part of the beautiful new Rose Garden, complementing your ceremony with a brilliant array of colours from a spectacular display of roses and choice perennials.

Available May to October

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Daglish Family Courtyard at Rock Garden

This elegant space is embraced by beautiful stone walls adorned with unique apline plants and gentle waterfalls, creating an ideal atmosphere for a smaller, charming ceremony.

Available May to October


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Receptions

Royal Botanical Gardens offers five reception options, accomodating receptions up to 300 guests with beautiful spaces and on-site catering. This is your moment, and it is our goal to make it a care-free experience that you and your guests will remember for the rest of your lives.

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Main Ballroom

Our main ballroom is adjacent to a beautiful foyer which can be used fro your cocktail and hors d'oeuvres service. Once inside the balroom, your guests have exclusive access to our Royal Court where they can enjoy the evening air under cover.

Up to 300 guests without dance floor

Up to 250 guests with dance floor

Camilla & Peter Daglish Atrium

This award-winning structure is a unique and spectacular setting taht brings outdoor beauty, inside. Two enourmous living walls provide a gorgeous head table back drop while the Altershot Escarpment Garden courtyard features flowers and plants and serene water features.

Seats up to 120 guests

The Great Room at Rock Garden Visitor Centre

Found inside the award-winning Rock Garden Visitor Centre, this architectural wonder features towering windows that provide the inspiring views of our historic Rock Garden. The Great Room offers 3,455 square feet of premium reception space.

Seats up to 110 guests

The Greenhouse Café

Greenhouse Café is the perfect setting for the smaller and more intimate style reception with access to a dance floor and windows overlooking beautiful Spicer Court.

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The Turner Pavilion Teahouse

Surrounded by the ever-changing blooms of Hendrie Park, the teahouse in our Rose Garden offers the ideal spot to relax in nature's tranquility while enjoying a light snack and a cuop of soothing tea.

Seats up to 50 guests


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Photography

Our colourful array of blooms is a beautiful backdrop to your wedding photos. Spectacular outdoor gardens are available from May until October, while the indoor Mediterannean Garden is available year-round.

Looking to book an engagement, family, birthday, or other session here at RBG? Non-wedding photography permits are available for weekdays. Click here for more information on other photography.

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Hendrie Park

Our largest garden area, Hendrie Park is home to a wide array of blooms and architechural features. Pose with the double reflecting ponds, the famous iron gates, fountains, bridges, the Rose Garden, and of course acres of incredible flowers and plants. Learn more

Available May to October

Mediterannean Garden

As our only public greenhouse Mediterranean Gardens is an excellent indoor option choice just in case Mother Nature doesn’t cooperate. Enjoy two levels of exotic plants, along with the koi pond, stairs, archways, and more.

Available Year-Round

David Braley and Nancy Gordon Rock Garden

This historic Rock Garden has been recently rejuvenated, home to winding water features, perennial plants and rustic limestone steps. Descend into the lower bowl for a truly unforgettable landscape. Learn more

Available May to October

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Laking Garden

Set on a fertile terraced plain, formerly a market garden, Laking Garden is home to RBG’s herbaceous perennial collections, including a wide plain of iris and peonies. The Hilda E. Marrs Gazebo and terraced landscape make for a truly romantic atmosphere. Learn more

Available May to October


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Catering

Our on-site caterer includes all the bells and whistles for an amazing wedding day! With delicious options, flexible menus and a focus on locally sourced ingredients, the catering team at Royal Botanical Gardens promise to make your reception one to remember.

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This menu includes our standard dinner offerings. For more options or alternative menus, please contact the weddings team at rbg.ca/weddings-request.


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As a Feast On™ certified venue, Royal Botanical Gardens prides itself on creating cutting edge events and food by using products that are sourced and produced locally. Supporting our local economy and Ontario's farmers is important for us all.

Whether we're sourcing liquor, beer and wine for our beverage service or proteins, produce and grains for our catering menus, Ontario offers some of the best product available world-wide.


Testimonials

"The RBG venue exceeded our wildest expectations."

"The professional and knowledgeable guidance of how to execute one’s special day goes without saying."

"I can honestly say without a doubt, best day of our lives."

"Of all the locations we checked out, RBG was definitely the right choice! I have photos to prove it!"

"The food was absolutely delicious! My guests, family, and friends are still raving about it."

"I cannot imagine a more perfect location for our big day"


Contact the Weddings Team

Are you interesting in hosting your wedding with us? Submit any questions or ask about available dates using a request using the link below. You can also give us a call at 905-527-1158.

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