Beautiful locations for any celebration

Create memories that will last a lifetime in our perfectly-picturesque Garden. On your special day, you and your guests will enjoy 87 acres of sweeping vistas, rolling meadows and colorful blooms. Infuse personal style into your plan by mixing and matching your event components – a ceremony in a rustic amphitheater, cocktails in the lightly shaded Koi Pond Patio, dancing under the stars on a meadow or stealing a kiss in an enchanted gazebo.

Whether you are planning a celebration for 20 or a wedding for 400, South Coast Botanic Garden will set the stage for a party you won’t soon forget.

The unique perks of hosting an event at South Coast Botanic Garden

  • Selfies unlimited! – This stunning venue provides a timeless backdrop
  • Foodies rejoice! – Most venues require use of in-house catering, at the Garden you can select from 8 preferred caterers, or opt-out and bring your favorite vendor
  • Cheers to you! – Trim your budget by purchasing your own alcohol and bar service
  • Pinterest away! – Personalize your details by selecting two different venues for your affair from the following list:

*depending on setup

Pricing begins at $1,500.

Event Budget Case Studies

Two case studies that will help you plan for the typical features and fees for your garden wedding event.

Venue Fee Venue Fee: Outdoor, Daytime, Fall, Sunday $4,000.00
Insurance Liability Insuracne: BHS Insurance $95.00
Coordinator Preferred Coordinator $2,500.00
Equipment Rentals Equipment Rentals from Choura Events $3,460.00
Caterer Preferred Caterer ($22 per person) $4,316.40
Cake Bakery $350.00
Alcohol Preferred Caterer Serving Wine and Beer $2,158.20
Security Guards Security Guards $450.00
Officiant Officiant: Great Officiants $395.00
Flowers Flowers: Bridal Party + Centerpieces $4,000.00
DJ/Music VOX DJs $995.00
Event Total: $22,719.60

*These numbers are estimates and will vary depending on event.

Venue Fee Outdoor, Evening, Fall, Friday $6,000.00
Insurance BHS Insurance $95.00
Coordinator Preferred Coordinator $2,500.00
Equipment Rentals Equipment Rentals from Choura Events $4,850.00
Caterer Taco Truck + Non-preferred Caterer Fee $3,801.00
Cake Dessert $300.00
Alcohol BevMo Beer and Wine + Supplies $1,000.00
Bartender Bartending Service $600.00
Security Guards Security Guards $450.00
Officiant Officiant: Family Friend $0.00
Flowers Bridal Bouquets $200.00
Centerpieces DIY Centerpieces $150.00
DJ/Music iPod for Music + PA System Rental $650.00
Event Total: $20,596.00

*These numbers are estimates and will vary depending on event.

Questions about your budget?

Contact Us

Email: eventsteam@southcoastbotanicgarden.org
T: (310) 544-1948
M-F 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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