York Street gardens will close at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 19 and Friday, July 21 for concerts. Other early closings.
Surrounded by fragrant blooms, colorful gardens and stunning views, any event will be unique and unforgettable. Although we are famous for our award-winning outdoor gardens, we also have four indoor spaces that create elegant settings for receptions and business meetings.
Here is info on our sound policy. Please contact us about our AV package option. NOTE: The AV package form should not be filled out until after you have booked your rental with the Gardens.
All-America Selections Garden
The All-America Selections Garden is an incredibly vibrant site with an abundance of stunning flowers found in North America. A canopy is installed in the garden's center plaza. Read more
Reminiscent of Renaissance European greenhouses, the Orangery showcases year-round color with exotic plants and Italian cypresses. This space can be combined with the West Terrace for an indoor/outdoor event setting. Read more
The Romantic Gardens are magical in the summer months with west facing views, painted columns and gorgeous rose blooms. This is one of our most popular and largest outdoor wedding ceremony sites. Read more
South African Plaza
South African Plaza is a lovely garden, punctuated with asparagus fern, Delosperma and torch lilies that overflow from large pots. A babbling brook on the garden's perimeter adds tranquil charm. Read more
UMB Bank Amphitheater
One of our largest outdoor rental areas, this space has sides that can be pulled back to let warm air in or let down to keep chilly air out. A canopy of twinkle lights creates a magical evening display. Read more
Water Garden Gazebo
The Water Garden Gazebo is an intimate event site and overlooks Monet Pool with its array of waterlilies and other aquatic plants. Read more
The West Terrace is west of the Orangery and overlooks Monet Pool to create a magical outdoor event, complete with misting sprayers and twinkle lights. The space can be combined with the Orangery to provide indoor space. Read more
The Woodland Mosaic garden features a historic solarium and is shaded by tall trees. Meadow-like flowers offer a lovely and unique site for baby or bridal showers, anniversary parties and other smaller affairs. Read more
Gates Garden Court
High ceilings, skylights and a changing gallery of featured artists highlight this site. Can be reserved in conjunction with Gates Hall. Read more
Gates Hall is an intimate space with Prairie-style architectural features, including intricate wood details and floor to ceiling windows. This space is ideal for business meetings or small receptions. Read more
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 windows offer a peek into the Gardens' greenhouses. Read more
Mitchell Hall is the Gardens' largest indoor space and the domed ceiling, skylights and balcony provide an elegant backdrop for events. Colored lights illuminate the mid-century style sculptured ceiling. Read more