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We invite you to tour the Desert Botanical Garden and discover the many unique indoor and outdoor venues available for events of any kind.

Celebrate you love with a beautiful desert sunset ceremony. Dine under the stars, then dance the night away under delicately lit trees. Your wedding at the Garden will be an unforgettable event where love blooms.

Picture your next meeting or conference in one of our unique conference rooms, auditorium or hall. Your group will enjoy team-building activities, breakout sessions, lunch, sit-down dinner or cocktail party set among our exotic collection of desert flora.


Dorrance Center:
Join us for a dinner reception that beings with cocktails on Boppart Courtyard. The evening progresses as you delight your attendees with a plated dinner in Dorrance Hall. Evening and daytime rentals are available.

Dorrance Hall Capacity: 300 seated dinner/400 auditorium seating (4,600 square feet)
Pricing: $3,500 for Dorrance Center for 5 hours.

Webster Center:
Webster Center is an enchanting outdoor venue for wedding ceremonies, evening dinners and receptions. Enjoy a cocktail and hors d'oeuvres reception on Eliot Patio. Dinner is revealed as guests enter onto Ullman Terrace, where saguaros on the Garden Butte are spotlighted.

Capacity: 150 seated dinner and reception
Pricing: $3,000 for Webster Center for 5 hours. Evening rentals only.

Binns Wildflower Pavilion:
This Pavilion is a magical location for any day or evening event. It features high ceilings with starlights, wrapped twinkle lights, and a skylight.

Capacity: 125 seated dinner
Pricing: $1,700 for Wildflower Pavilion for 5 hours. Evening and daytime rentals are available.

The Amphitheater is the perfect ceremony location to pair with a reception in the Wildflower Pavilion.

Capacity: 125 ceremony only
Pricing: $800, includes guest seating
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Event Space / Capacity         Seated     Standing  
Desert Botanical Garden Venues   5-500     5-1000  
Venue Details
Price Point         
Location Type        Museum / Art Gallery
Event Types        Wedding Ceremony, Wedding Reception, Wedding Rehearsal Dinner, Banquet / Dinner, Private Party, Corporate Event, Meeting, Conference, Convention, Class, Lecture / Speaker, Retreat
Location Character        Creative, Garden Setting, Natural Setting, Romantic, Non-Traditional, Unique, Green
Catering        Provided
Catering Details        Must be from preferred list
Kitchen Facilities        Minimally Equipped, Varies by venue, caterer coordinates
Views        Courtyard, Fountain, Garden/Park, Urban/Skyline, Beautifully Landscaped Desert Plants
Wedding Amenities        Bride's Dressing Area, Groom's Dressing Area
Outdoor Amenities        Lighting
Smoking        Allowed in designated areas, We are a non-smoking facility, but smoking is permitted in designated loading zones by each of the venues.
Tables & Chairs        Bring Your Own, Recommended through caterer (or outside vendor of your selection)
Linens, Silver, etc.        Bring Your Own, Recommended through caterer (or outside vendor of your selection)
Parking        Free Onsite Lot, Complimentary On-Site Bus Parking is Available
Accommodations        Not Available, We are happy to recommend nearby hotels
Amplified Music        Allowed Inside, Allowed Outside
Alcohol        Provided, Coordinated through the Desert Botanical Garden Beverage Manager
Cleanup        Caterer, Renter
Insurance        Required, 1 million in liability required.
Staffing Requirements       
Other Details        Please feel free to contact us with questions, for availability, or to schedule a site visit. You may also stop by from 8am-8pm daily for a self guided site visit. We particularly recommend this on Saturday evenings to see event configurations in action.
Desert Botanical Garden is one of 219 wedding locations and event venues in Arizona and among 10,148 wedding locations and event venues listed nationwide on GatheringGuide.com.

  Desert Botanical Garden
1201 N. Galvin Pkwy
Phoenix, AZ 85008

Map Address
Emi Koeckhoven
(480) 481-8104 tel
(480) 481-8159 tel
(480) 481-8139 fax
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Event Types
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception
Wedding Rehearsal Dinner
Banquet / Dinner
Private Party
Corporate Event
Lecture / Speaker


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