Indoor Venues

In addition to scenic landscapes, the Garden offers more than 1,700 square feet of indoor banquet and meeting space suitable for a variety of events including receptions, parties, reunions, proms, corporate meetings, workshops, and retreats.

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

Rose Garden Hall

Palmer_Schlidt_Ross_Costanza_Photography_RCP1914_low  Our largest and most traditional facility, Rose Garden Hall offers gorgeous views of the Rose Garden, canal, and bridge beyond. At 4,000 square feet, the main hall offers many options for banquet seating, dancing, lectures, and meetings. In addition, the 1,400 square foot lobby is a spacious area for pre-function activities such as cocktails, photo or display booths, meeting or workshop registration, or other reception activities such as food stations and buffets. The attached outdoor area is comprised of a patio and three inter-connecting gazebos with lighting to accommodate evening activities. This area is ideal for cocktails, entertainment, or as a rain site for Rose Garden ceremonies. This banquet/meeting complex with its versatile outdoor setting creates the perfect flow and ambience for a memorable event.

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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

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Our visitor center, Baker Hall, transforms into a spectacular, non-traditional reception location after-hours. The hall offers beautiful, cathedral-height, vaulted ceilings with skylights and an attached terrace, overlooking the Perennial Garden and canal. The terrace is perfect and spacious for a ceremony and/or cocktail hour! The hall is available for private events from 6 pm – 12 am. One thousand square foot, Holly Room, included with the rental of the hall, can be used as a staging area for catering staff or changing room for the bridal party.

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…