Adjacent to Baker Hall, the Holly Room is perfect for small meetings, luncheons, and event overflow. With floor to ceiling windows overlooking the Sensory Garden, your guests will want to take a break from business as usual and explore the herbs and perennials that will beg to be smelled and touched. Rental includes: pull down screen and podium, 5” round or 6” rectangular tables, 40 chairs, parking & admission for all guests.
Garden Café & Terrace
Operated by our exclusive caterer, Marigold & Honey, the Garden Café is the ideal setting for intimate dinner parties and receptions. Nestled between our Japanese Garden and Tropical Display House, with charming mid-century modern details and an elegant outdoor terrace, the Café offers private event guests a serene garden experience. Rental includes: assorted round and square café tables, indoor & outdoor seating, chairs, parking and admission for all guests.$1000 Monday-Thursday ⋅ $1500 Friday-SundayCapacity: 80 guestsRental Time: 4PM-12AM
Baker Hall & Terrace
With its vaulted ceilings, exposed beams and covered terrace overlooking the Perennial Garden and bubbling fountain, Baker Hall lends an air of elegance to any event. Guests will enjoy hors d’oeuvres and aperitifs on the terrace, followed by a lavish gala inside this stunning venue. Rental includes: dedicated catering kitchen, podium, microphone, portable bar, coat rack, 5” round or 6” rectangular tables, 125 chairs, parking & admission for all guests.$1500 Monday-Thursday ⋅ $2000 Friday-SundayCapacity: 125 seated, 200 standingRental Time: 5PM-12AM
Rose Garden Hall & Gazebos
Rental Time: 9AM-4PM or 5PM-12AM
Mayor’s Row or NATO Vista
With wide open spaces and large grass lawns with convenient access to the Visitor’s Center and parking area, Mayor’s Row and NATO Vista are ideal locations for company picnics, family reunions or large scale tented events. Rental includes parking and admission for up to 100 guests.
All Other Garden Sites
Norfolk Botanical Garden is home to more than 52 distinct themed gardens with a variety of landscapes including formal manicured spaces, numerous fountains, sculptures, trellises and arbors, wild and whimsical meadows, naturalized areas, and scenic water views. Any of our outdoor spaces would make and idyllic setting for any event large or small. Rental includes parking and admission for all guests.
Up to 30 Guests $500 ⋅ Up to 100 Guests $1000 ⋅ Up to 200 Guests $2500 ⋅ Over 200 Guests $5000
Holiday Host a lavish holiday party in both of our spacious indoor venues simultaneously. Rose Garden Hall, our traditional ballroom with floor to ceiling windows and sweeping views of our light display and award winning Bicentennial Rose Garden, can be transformed into a winter wonderland by our amazing assortment of preferred event vendors. Baker Hall, with its vaulted ceiling and magnificent exposed beams, comes completely decorated for a traditional holiday celebration. The Holiday Extravaganza Package Includes: Rose Garden Hall , Lobby and Gazebos, Baker Hall, Lobby and Terrace, tram tours through the Dominion Garden of Lights display, 2 projector screens, coat racks, a podium with microphone in Rose Garden Hall, tables, chairs, parking and admission for guests.
Rental Time: 2PM-12M
Other Holiday Venue Rental Options
Rose Garden Hall (200 guests) or Baker Hall (125 guests) $5000
Garden Café (80 Guests) $2500
Dominion Garden of Lights Tram Tours (80 Guests) $200