Denver Botanic Gardens is famous for our award-winning gardens. Surround your guests with fragrant blooms, colorful flora and stunning views! Any event will be unique and unforgettable here.
We have seven outdoor spaces and four indoor spaces available to rent for your next event. Scroll through the spaces below and click the links to get more information and pictures for each site—there is sure to be the perfect space to fit your vision!
Annuals Garden and Pavilion
The Annuals Garden and Pavilion is an incredibly vibrant site with water features and an abundance of stunning North American flowers. This space features a beautiful pavilion that provides ample shade on sunny Colorado days. This large, versatile site is perfect for any outdoor event.
Reminiscent of Renaissance European greenhouses, the Orangery showcases year-round color with exotic plants and gorgeous citrus trees. This space features large garage doors that can be opened or closed to make this an indoor or outdoor space.
The Romantic Gardens are magical in the warm months with gorgeous waterfall views, large arborvitae trees and fragrant rose blooms. Private access to the Ellipse garden, which features a dramatic glass sculpture by world renowned artist Dale Chihuly, makes this one of our most popular and largest outdoor wedding ceremony sites.
South African Plaza
South African Plaza is a lovely garden, punctuated with asparagus fern and gorgeous blooms that overflow from large pots. A babbling brook on the garden's perimeter provides tranquil charm. Add a few umbrellas in the summer months and this space is ideal for a cocktail reception or intimate wedding.
UMB Bank Amphitheater
UMB Bank Amphitheater is one of our largest tented outdoor rental spaces. This site sits atop a large cement pad and has side panels that can be pulled back to let warm air in or closed to keep chilly air out. A canopy of twinkle lights creates a magical evening display for any event.
Water Garden Gazebo
The Water Garden Gazebo is an intimate event space that overlooks Monet Pool. This space is surrounded by a vast array of waterlilies and bountiful agriculture. This space is great for a small corporate reception, cozy wedding or even a surprise party or engagement.
This beautiful space is the perfect addition to your special event. Filled with colorful pots and calming water features, it gives you the option to have your own private entrance to the Gardens. This is a great space to set up a check-in table, photo booth or to serve light refreshments. Combine this space with the Romantic Gardens for a lovely cocktail hour before or after your ceremony.
The West Terrace is a tented space that overlooks Monet Pool, complete with a ceiling of twinkle lights, adjustable side panels and overflowing pots. This terrace is great for corporate groups and makes a wonderful weather back-up addition for wedding ceremonies. Combine this with the Orangery to provide additional space for silent auctions, cocktail hours and more.
Woodland Mosaic and Solarium
The Woodland Mosaic garden features a picturesque glass solarium. Tucked behind tall shading trees and meadow-like flowers, this is a lovely and unique site perfect for any small event.
Gates Hall is a private space with large intricately detailed wood doors and floor to ceiling windows. With built-in AV capabilities, this space is ideal for business meetings or small receptions.
Marnie's Pavilion features a beautiful, two-story waterfall and an abundance of orchids, ferns, and other tropical plants. This unique space has a mezzanine and floor-to-ceiling windows that look out on the Gardens. Large indoor windows offer a peek into the Gardens' greenhouses. This space a great for corporate dinners, small proms or wedding receptions.
Mitchell Hall is the Gardens' largest and most versatile indoor space. Colored lights illuminate the domed sculptured ceiling and large wooden doors open onto a beautiful balcony overlooking the Sensory Garden. Built-in AV capabilities and a large stage make this space perfect for any event.
Press & Photo Shoots
- Rocky Mountain Bride has published a gorgeous wedding in the Romantic Gardens in their Colorado Spring/Summer 2020 issue. See pages 46-51.
- Bridal Musings wrote a beautiful piece about a wedding in the Annuals Garden and Pavilion.
- Martha Stewart Weddings included York Street in their list of 25 most beautiful wedding venues. “For a covered celebration outside, try this pavilion set amidst a lush garden of blooms at Denver Botanic Gardens in Colorado.”
- WeddingWire included York Street in their list of 8 Denver Wedding Venues for Every Kind of Couple. "For the Nature-Loving Couple: Denver Botanic Gardens"
- Here is a fiesta-inspired styled photo shoot featuring our Woodland Mosaic garden and Solarium.