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

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    Rhododendron 'Saffron Queen' explodes with beautiful blooms in the springtime

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Meadow Lawn Wedding & Courtyard Reception

The Meadow Lawn offers an intimate and picturesque setting encircled by 'Saffron Queen' rhododendrons that bloom from mid-April through May and other plantings in bloom through summer. The Meadow Lawn includes a manicured oval-shaped lawn, small stage, and seating wall sheltered by surrounding trees. A free-standing canopy (20’ x 20’ max) is allowed for your ceremony.

Meadow Lawn Ceremony:   $600
Meadow Lawn Reception:   $1,200

  • 60 guests at maximum
  • Site available from 9:00am to 10:00pm
  • Site available for wedding ceremonies and receptions
  • Site includes a small stage, stadium-style benches on the east end of a manicured lawn, and access to electrical outlets
  • No tents allowed on the Meadow Lawn
  • Free-standing canopy (20’ x 20’ max) is allowed at this site

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 for this wedding ceremony and reception site, please send an email to or call 707-964-4352 ext 21.