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Open daily from 10AM – 5PM. Advanced tickets required for non-members. 


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


Above: Tammie Gilchrist Photography |

Elopements at the Gardens

There is no site fee (regular admission applies) for intimate gatherings that match the guidelines below:

  • No more than 10 guests including the bride, groom, officiant, and photographer
  • Guests and all elements of the event can be walked to the event location (meaning: no access for motorized vehicles needed, no unlocking of gates or special access)
  • Event set-up, event, and event break-down occur during normal business hours
  • Event may not block other visitors’ access to site

If you are interested in more information about eloping at the Gardens please complete this questionnaire and tell us a bit more about your perfect wedding day.