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8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218

Daytime Ceremony & Reception

Daytime Ceremony & Reception

Enjoy the convenience of hosting your wedding ceremony and reception at one of the most beautiful event spaces and premier locations in Dallas. Choose from 15 different venues.

Wedding Ceremony and Reception Package Includes:

  • 6-hour Rental Window: 9:00 am arrival time, 10:00 am ceremony time, 11:00 am-2:00pm reception time, 3:00 pm departure with setup dismantled
  • White garden chairs placed at ceremony and reception sites
  • Guest & service tables (up to 12 (TWELVE) – 6′ banquet | 20 (TWENTY) – 60” rounds at Camp)
  • Event Manager who provides set-up consultation and coordination of facility management for event.
  • Event Facilitator to coordinate the load-in, set-up, and strike of the vendors and closes the event.
  • Security provided by a City of Dallas police officer at an additional cost if alcohol is served
  • 1-hour rehearsal with Event Manager, scheduled during normal operating hours. (Gazebo venue does not have rehearsal.)
  • Must use one of the Dallas Arboretum approved caterers

More Details

Available seven days a week, excluding designated Seasonal Festivals.

Deposits: Refundable, based on venue condition
$1,000, or $2,500 if serving red wine or red beverages

Peak months:

  • March – June,
  • September – December

Non-peak months:

  • January – February
  • July – August

Daytime Reception Venue: Alex Camp House

The Alex Camp House is the perfect daytime reception venue for up to 125 guests.

Peak Reception Venue – Alex Camp House: $2,500 plus price of preferred ceremony location 
(Exception: Alex Camp House – $3,000 total if ceremony is at the Secret Garden)

Off Peak Reception Venue – Alex Camp House: $2,000 plus price of preferred ceremony location 
(Exception: Alex Camp House – $2,500 total if ceremony is at the Secret Garden)


Available Venues for Daytime Ceremonies

Secret Garden

Capacity 125
10 a.m. Ceremony Only

Peak: $1600 | Non-Peak: $1300

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Lower Meadow

Capacity 125

Peak: $1600 | Non-Peak:$1300 | $500 deposit

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McCasland Sunken Garden

Capacity 100

Peak: $1800 | Non-Peak: $1400 | $500 deposit

Nancy Clements Seay Magnolia Glade

Capacity 80
10 a.m. ceremony only

Peak: $1000 | Non-Peak: $800 | $350 deposit



Nancy Rutchik Red Maple Circle

Capacity 80

Peak: $1600 | Non-Peak: $1260| $500 deposit

Rose Mary Haggar Rose Garden

Capacity 60
10 a.m. ceremony only

Peak:$1260 | Non-Peak:$945 | $500 deposit



Nancy’s Garden

Capacity 50
10 a.m. ceremony only

Peak: $700 | Non-Peak: $525 | $250 deposit

Karen’s Gazebo

Capacity 25
10 a.m. ceremony only

Peak: $700 | Non-Peak: $525 | $250 deposit


Get in Touch with Us

Submit the information below to check availability, and one of our friendly professionals will be in touch with you shortly.

If you prefer to get in touch with us directly, call 214-515-6513 or e-mail weddings@dallasarboretum.org

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