Indoor Venues

Located adjacent to Lake Whitehurst, Norfolk Botanical Garden is an oasis of 30 themed gardens encompassing 155 breathtaking acres. In addition to a variety of idyllic outdoor settings, the Garden offers more than 17,000 square feet of indoor banquet and meeting spaces suitable for a variety of events, including ceremonies, receptions, parties and reunions.

With three banquet spaces, each fully equipped with catering kitchens and service areas, meeting spaces that include sound systems, drop down screens, adjustable lighting and an AV package, you are sure to find the best possible space to make your event one to remember.

Contact us: 757-441-5830 ext. 320 or email special_events@nbgs.org.

Rose Garden Hall

Rose Garden Hall in our Education and Conference Center is our more traditional banquet hall with an outdoor gazebo and lawn that are ideal for ceremonies. Room capacity: 240 seated, 400 reception, 325 lecture. Learn more…


Magnolia Room and Camellia Room

The Magnolia Room and Camellia Room are traditional, classroom style venues separated by a divider. Room capacity: 50 seated. Learn more…


Baker Hall and Visitor Center

While Baker Hall is seen regularly as our Visitors Center during normal business hours, the hall is transformed into a spectacular, non-traditional wedding reception location that is sure to please any crowd. The Holly Room is included in your rental of Baker Hall.
Room capacity: 125 people. Learn more…


The Holly Room

The Holly Room is perfect for small classes.
Room capacity: 40 seated, 50 standing, 65 lecture. Learn more…


Garden Cafe

The Garden Cafe by Creative Catering is an intimate space overlooking the Japanese garden.
Room capacity: 60. Learn more…


The Rotunda

The Rotunda is a classic and beautiful location. The Rotunda is also the perfect site to book and save for a rainy day.
Room capacity: 100. Learn more…