MacMillan AuditoriumMacMillan Auditorium
RestaurantRestaurant
Snyder AuditoriumSnyder Auditorium
Fireplace RoomFireplace Room
Tea RoomTea Room
ConservatoryConservatory
Snyder Building BuyoutSnyder Building Buyout
Oswald Visitor Center BuyoutOswald Visitor Center Buyout
Reception Space EnhancementsReception Space Enhancements

MacMillan Auditorium

Accommodates Up To 270 Guests

Rental fee $2,200 members/$2,400 non-members* 6 p.m.-Midnight May through October
$1,500 members/$1,700 non-members* 6 p.m.-Midnight November through April

Our premiere space will create the ideal wedding wonderland with vaulted ceilings, state of the art technology and superior service. Includes: 21'x24' Dance Floor, Reedy Gallery, Two (2) Built In LCD projectors, microphone, and Keating Terrace. *Food & Beverage minimum Saturdays only: $6,000.

MacMillan Reception

Restaurant

Accommodates Up To 140 Guests

Rental fee: $2,600 members/$2,800 non-members* 6:30 p.m.-Midnight May through October
$2,100 members/$2,300 non-members* 6:30 p.m.-Midnight November through April

 

Located in Oswald Visitor Center, this dual space opened in 2005 and provides a wonderful dining and reception space with an attached landscaped patio for outdoor cocktails and mingling.  Includes: 15'x18' Dance Floor, Newton Terrace, and Carlson Dining Room. *Food & Beverage minimum Saturdays only: $5,500.

Restaurant reception

Snyder Auditorium

Accommodates Up To 110 Guests

Rental fee: $1,800 members/$2,000 non-members* 6 p.m.-Midnight May through October
$1,000 members/$1,200 non-members* 6 p.m.-Midnight November throught April

Holding many memories, the Snyder Auditorium has been a long time favorite for many couples. Located in Snyder Building, the mission architecture and incredibly high ceilings create an environment of classic elegance that is timeless.  Includes: microphone, LCD Projector and drop down screen, Lobby, Foyer, and Front Terrace Area. *Food & Beverage minimum Saturdays only: $5,000.

Snyder reception

Fireplace Room

Accommodates Up To 50 Guests

Rental fee: $700 members/$800 non-members* 6 p.m.-Midnight May through October
$450 members/$550 non-members* 6 p.m.-Midnight November through April

Looking for a cozy space with a real hearth fireplace and intricate décor? Located in Snyder Building, our fireplace room is a favorite for those looking for the perfect space for a smaller gathering. 

Fireplace Room reception

Tea Room & Terrace

Accommodates Up To 45 Guests

Rental fee $700 members/$800 non-members 6 p.m.-Midnight May through October
$450 members/$550 non-members November through April
Terrace ceremony rental fee $400 members/$500 non-members

 

Enjoy an intimate indoor/outdoor reception under the sunny skies with exceptional garden views. Located in Snyder Building, this versatile space allows for indoor reception in case of inclement weather or during winter parties. Perfect for smaller gatherings.

Tea Room reception

Meyer-Deats Conservatory

Accommodates Up To 30 Guests

Rental fee: $300 members/$400 non-members

 

The recently updated conservatory is a sunny, cozy space filled with tropical plants and a collection of bromeliads, orchids and seasonal plants. Say "I Do" or renew your vows in these lush surroundings. Now available for catered weddings October-April.

Conservatory Weddings

 

Snyder Building Buyout

Minimum 50 Guests, Accommodates Up To 250 Guests

Rental fee $2,500 members/$2,700 non-members* 6 p.m.-Midnight May through October
$1,800 members/$2,000 non-members* 6 p.m.-Midnight November through April

 

A wedding right out of the bridal magazines—tables under magnificent trees and amidst lush gardens.  Worried about rain?  This space is partnered with the Snyder Auditorium and Tea Room so an indoor back up is already built in.  This is the ideal garden terrace for cocktails, and butler passed hors' d oeuvres outside and then a short walk inside to the Snyder Auditorium for dinner.  Includes: Snyder Auditorium (with microphone & LCD Projector), Lobby, Foyer, Tea Room & Terrace, Fireplace Room & Balcony.  As an added bonus you will have a Classroom for the day to be used as a changing area. *Food & Beverage minimum Saturdays only: $5,000.

Snyder Building Buyout

Oswald Visitor Center Buyout

Accommodates 300-400 Guests

Rental fee $3,900 members/$4,100 non-members* 6 p.m.-Midnight May through October
$3,500 members/$3,700 non-members* 6 p.m.-Midnight November through April (Great Hall may not be available)


Create the ultimate reception with a formal plated dinner in the Arboretum Restaurant and MacMillan Auditorium.  Afterwards, bring the group together for toasts and the dance in our wildly popular Great Hall.  Includes:  MacMillan Auditorium (with LCD Projectors & microphone) and Restaurant for Dining, Great Hall for dancing, Newton Terrace, Keating Terrace, and Dahlberg Welcoming Terrace for outdoor areas.  As an added bonus you will get a Classroom for the day to be used as a changing room. *Food & Beverage minimum Saturdays only: $6,000.

Oswald Visitor Center Buyout

Reception Space Enhancements

 

McQuinn Great Hall - $500. Includes five (5) high top cocktail tables. This space can be used for Cocktail Hour and/or dancing (cannot be used for seated dining; must be rented in conjunction with the MacMillan Auditorium). Not available September 15 to April 1.

Dahlberg Welcoming Terrace - $400. Includes five (5) high top cocktail tables (must be rented in conjunction with the MacMillan Auditorium).

Snyder Balcony - $400. Includes dinner seating for 40-50 people (must be rented in conjunction with the Snyder Auditorium or Snyder Fireplace Room).

Ceiling Draping - $1,000 plus tax. White, gold, dune, red or black draping with lights. Includes set up & tear down. Available in the Macillan Auditorium.

Backdrop Draping - $300 plus tax. White or gold draping, includes set up & tear down. Available in every reception space.

Reception Space Enhancements

 

One of Minnesota's premiere wedding venues!

Celebrate your special day among the vibrant flowers, colorful autumn leaves, or serene snowscapes at one of the state's premier wedding and event venues. Offering the ambience of a European country estate, with over 1,000 acres of magnificent formal gardens and picturesque landscapes and nearly two dozen unique outdoor and indoor spaces, the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is the perfect venue for a beautiful, memorable wedding ceremony, reception, bridal shower or rehearsal dinner - no matter the season. 

Informational Wedding Tours

Private wedding tours are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis 8 am to 4 pm seven days a week. All tours must be scheduled ahead of time.

Please call Charlene at 952-443-1430 to schedule a tour.

More Information

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Arboretum Catering

Arboretum Catering offers an outstanding array of food and beverage selections designed to meet the needs of the Arboretum community.

View the Event Catering Guide  to see information about food, drink and extras available for meetings and social events.