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Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, 47 acres of botanical bliss fronting the Pacific Ocean

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    The Plaza ~Tammie Gilchrist Photography | www.tammiegilchrist.com

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    The Courtyard location can hold a 40' by 60' tent!

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    J.PEARLMAN R.LUTGE PHOTOGRAPHY

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    Tammie Gilchrist Photography | www.tammiegilchrist.com

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    Tammie Gilchrist Photography | www.tammiegilchrist.com

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    Tammie Gilchrist Photography | www.tammiegilchrist.com

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    Tammie Gilchrist Photography | www.tammiegilchrist.com

The Courtyard Wedding Ceremony & Reception Location

The possibilities are endless in our large outdoor Courtyard on the south side of the Gardens' entrance. The Courtyard at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens is ideal for a tented wedding, reception, or other event, during any season. The graveled area holds a spacious, 40' x 60' tent, offering more area than some indoor venues—and also one of the most affordable spaces—on the Mendocino Coast. The site overlooks our Perennial Garden and is just steps from the Heritage Rose Garden and Display House, home to our Fuchsia and Begonia Collections. This site is adjacent to the entry Plaza, which serves as a perfect terrace for a greeting area, cocktail hour with a stunning view, or starlit dance floor. The Courtyard is also ideal for a wedding or event during the rainy season—guests will be warm and dry inside the beautifully decorated tent while looking out at the surrounding lovely garden.

Courtyard Ceremony & Receptions Site:

  • 125 guests at maximum
  • Site available from 9:00am to 10:00pm
  • Tents and canopies are allowed at this site
  • This site has access to electrical outlets

All proceeds directly benefit our non-profit botanical garden and its mission is to engage and enrich lives by displaying and conserving plants in harmony with our Northern California coastal ecosystems. To check available dates and pricing for this wedding site please complete this questionnaire and tell us a bit more about your perfect wedding day.

Photos of a wedding reception in the Courtyard:

Crystal + Nash's Perennial Garden Ceremony & Courtyard Reception ~ Tammie Gilchrist Photography