An Atlanta Botanical Garden Wedding With Breathtaking Views 

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bride and groom standing in a garden with sunlight shining through at an Atlanta botanical gardens wedding

For a picturesque wedding venue in the heart of Atlanta, Georgia, the Atlanta Botanical Garden is the perfect spot for a celebration of love. This stunning venue is ideal for couples looking for a peaceful, intimate setting away from Atlanta’s bustling areas. This property is the perfect blend of a tranquil atmosphere and natural beauty. From eye-catching plants, gorgeous event facilities, various services and amenities, and a skilled events team, the Atlanta Botanical Garden wedding venue is absolutely perfect to celebrate your big day. 

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About An Atlanta Botanical Garden Wedding

1345 Piedmont Avenue

Atlanta, GA 30309

Located in Piedmont Park, the center of Atlanta’s Midtown neighborhood, the Atlanta Botanical Garden is a picturesque wedding venue filled with natural beauty, outstanding facilities, and excellent services and amenities. From intimate gatherings to large-scale celebrations, this venue makes a gorgeous backdrop for all types of weddings. 

Table decor at an Atlanta botanical gardens wedding

Details of the Grounds

Firstly, there are 14 spaces available for weddings at the Atlanta Botanical Garden wedding venue, including the traditional banquet space Day Hall, intimate evergreen Japanese gardens, secluded Gardens in Storza Woods, and incredible vistas at Alston Overlook. In addition to numerous event areas, a skilled six-person events team dedicated to creating the wedding of every couple’s dreams runs weddings at Atlanta Botanical Gardens. Moreover, nature-loving couples will appreciate the city’s beautiful flora and fauna as they commemorate their love. 

table decor with a fountain behind it

This venue has 30 acres of scenic beauty, combining unique floral arrangements with elegant decor. Whether your wedding hosts hundreds of friends and family or an intimate gathering of those closest to you, there are many facilities available to create a spectacular wedding no one will forget. Event spaces include:

  • the Rose Garden (200 guests),
  • Day Hall (250-500 guests),
  • Mershon Hall (70-125 guests),
  • Robinson Gazebo (100 guests),
  • Skyline Garden,
  • Longleaf,
  • Gardenhouse (12-80 guests),
  • Japanese Garden (10 guests, ceremony only),
  • Trustees Garden (90 guests),
  • Gardens in Storza Woods (Beachwood Overlook, Boardwalk Balcony, Channel Overlook, Glade Garden),
  • Fragrance Garden (20 guests, ceremony only), and
  • Alston Overlook (60-75 guests). 

table settings at an Atlanta botanical gardens wedding

Couples can say their vows in the Rose Garden, a sweet space that features bright flowers and immaculate greenery. The Skyline Garden, Trustees Garden, or Alston Overlook are excellent event spaces if you’re hosting a medium-sized celebration. Furthermore, the distinctive Japanese Garden, with its Asian landscape design, is ideal for smaller, more intimate gatherings. The Day Hall is the property’s largest reception space and is perfect for the after-party! This elegant ballroom features floor-to-ceiling windows, ambient lighting, and striking botanical art pieces. Smaller receptions can take place in Mershon Hall. This banquet hall features a combination of classic and contemporary design. 

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Photography Opportunities

With both indoor and outdoor spaces available, the Atlanta Botanical Garden wedding venue has stunning natural beauty and elegant indoor event rooms that make gorgeous backdrops for wedding day photography. This includes:

  • The rich blooms of the Rose Garden
  • Ambient lighting and sleek design of Day Hall
  • Modern Craftsman interior of Mershon Hall,
  • Spectacular views of Robinson Gazebo and Skyline Garden
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows of Longleaf restaurant
  • Flexible event space of Gardenhouse
  • Evergreen beauty of the Japanese Garden
  • Classic pavilions and boxwoods in the Trustees Garden,
  • Woodland Gardens in Storza Woods
  • Intimate Fragrance Garden
  • Unforgettable views of the Alston Overlook

bride and groom standing in a garden with sunlight shining through at an Atlanta botanical gardens wedding

The Alston Overlook is an excellent spot for photography. With its breathtaking panorama views, couples can take photos with the colorful flowers of the Levy Parterre, the Fuqua Conservatory, and the Midtown skyline in the background. 

The Fragrance Garden is a small, intimate space for stunning photos. This garden is tucked quietly between the Fuqua Conservatory and the Orchid Center. Additionally, this intimately romantic space features fragrant herbs, brilliant blooms, and a pond with a sculpture feature. 

profile of a bride standing in greenery at an Atlanta botanical gardens wedding

The intimate Japanese Garden also makes for gorgeous wedding photos, with its irises and azaleas, color-changing maples, and evergreen plants. 

Mershon Hall is a remarkable indoor space for wedding photos. This building combines classical architecture with contemporary interior design. This reception space features a soft color scheme, elegant lighting, bamboo flooring, and a granite credenza that you can use as a display area. Several sets of double Palladian doors flood the space with natural light, creating unique lighting for reception photos. 

groom sharing his vows with his bride at an Atlanta botanical gardens wedding

Wedding Details

A small wedding ceremony at the Atlanta Botanical Garden wedding venue includes the use of the Robinson Gazebo, Alston Overlook, Trustees Garden, or Fragrance Garden for one hour and up to 25 guests. This includes event setup and chairs for the ceremony. This package contains a prosecco toast and cupcakes for guests after the ceremony. 

The 6-person events team at the Atlanta Botanical Garden wedding venue works together to ensure that every couple’s wedding goes according to plan. They dedicate themselves to making this once-in-a-lifetime moment one they will never forget. A staff member will be present for the duration of the event to oversee set up and clean up. The venue provides couples with a list of preferred vendors, including caterers, wedding planners, and entertainers. 

The venue provides chairs and tables (including banquet, cocktail, and round tables). Furthermore, the property has lots of convenient on-site parking. Couples can add AV and sound equipment, a projection screen, an LCD projector, and an outdoor propane heater. Additionally, the venue provides Wireless internet access. 

groom leaning on a railing in a garden at an Atlanta botanical gardens weddingbride standing in greenery with her bouquet

Atlanta Botanical Garden Wedding

Finally, with both indoor and outdoor spaces available, the Atlanta Botanical Garden is a fantastic wedding venue filled with natural beauty, away from the hustle and bustle of Atlanta city life. Couples can celebrate their love in intimate garden settings, grand ballrooms, or in flexible event spaces that can transform into the wedding they’ve always dreamed of. From small, intimate ceremonies to large-scale events with hundreds of guests, this gorgeous property is a popular wedding venue in Georgia that showcases natural beauty with touches of modern elegance. An Atlanta Botanical Garden Wedding ensures stunning scenery matched with impeccable service.

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**This wedding was second shot for Saturday Sun Photo**


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