couple sitting beneath the grove of trees
sunset reception inside grove
Pre-staged reception tables inside good fellow grove
Guests seated outdoors on McVay Courtyard
summer picnic in the grove

Center for Urban Horticulture


Unique indoor/outdoor spaces for more than 200, combined with acres of natural garden decor, make the Center for Urban Horticulture easy to design your perfect ceremony or reception. Host your event entirely indoors or consider dining al fresco under the canopy of trees in Goodfellow Grove. 

For additional wedding spaces, visit our other venue: Wisteria Hall at the Washington Park Arboretum


Venue rentals are for a nine-hour window (generally 2pm-11pm) which must include setup and clean-up time. Check with your Event Coordinator to add hours.


Indoor reception hall with seating up to 200, an extensive grove for outdoor receptions (available for an additional fee), outdoor ceremony space inside an enclosed meadow, courtyard for cocktail receptions, an atrium – typically used as a dance floor or backup ceremony location, a changing room, and full kitchen.

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