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Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens is open to our local members by reservation. While the Gardens remains closed to the general public, we plan to gradually increase availability and reduce limitations. Learn more...


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:

  • 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.