Weddings & Special Events

Host your special event at Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens

With space to accommodate 125 people, the visitor area serves as a great location for small weddings, receptions, and catered events.

Packages

All package rates include a photography permit; additional tent and AV equipment fees may apply.

Additional time in the exhibition area available for $200/hour resident or $250/hour non-resident.


The Orchid

Package includes: security service, tables and chairs, 1 hour in exhibition area, Atrium lobby (5:00 -11:00 p.m.) Meeting room (5:00 - 11:00 p.m.), 125 guest maximum.

Availability

  • Saturdays & Sundays: 5:00 - 11:00 p.m. only
  • Fridays: 6:00 - 11:00 p.m. only

Prices

Saturdays & Sundays

  • Resident: $3,000
  • Non-Resident: $3,700

Fridays

  • Resident: $2,500
  • Non-Resident: $3,125

The Papaya (Weddings only)

Package includes: 1.5 hours in exhibition area/Riverview Terrace or the atrium lobby immediately following closing hours, 1.5 hours in meeting room immediately following closing hours, 125 guest maximum.

Availability

  • Tuesdays - Sundays

Prices

  • Resident: $2,000
  • Non-Resident: $2,500

The Fern

Package includes: security service, tables and chairs, 1 hour in exhibition area, Atrium lobby (6:00 - 11:00 p.m.), meeting room (6:00 - 11:00 p.m.), 125 guest maximum.

Availability

  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays

Prices

  • Resident: $2,000
  • Non-Resident: $2,500

The Bromeliad (Basic Wedding Ceremony)

Package includes: 1 hour in exhibition area, chairs, 15 guest maximum.

Availability

  • Tuesdays - Sundays, during public hours

Prices

  • Resident: $500
  • Non-Resident: $625

For more information or to book your date, contact Leslie Campos at 815.987.1670 or e-mail lesliecampos@rockfordparkdistrict.org