How to Plan a UC Berkeley Botanical Garden Wedding

The Ultimate UC Berkeley Botanical Garden Wedding Planning Guide
(complete with pricing and photos)

If you are planning a UC Berkeley Botanical Garden wedding, this guide will help lead you in the right direction, offering all the necessary information you might need for your celebration. Located in the heart of the Berkeley hills, this venue’s redwood surroundings and nature focused backdrops make it one of the more popular East Bay redwood wedding venues for a reason!

Why a UC Berkeley Botanical Garden Wedding

Located amongst a grove of redwoods, UC Berkeley Gardens welcomes you and your loved ones for a special celebration. in one of the most picturesque wedding venues in Berkeley. In addition, they offer open houses for you to visit the grounds and see for yourself if this outdoor venue is right for you!

UC Berkeley Botanical Garden Wedding Cost

Capacity: 72 – 200 guests, depending on space
Pricing: $7,300 – $8,600 (varies on day of week)
Additional Fees: $500/per space (Tour Deck & Entrance Plaza)

To get a more thorough breakdown of costs, check out their online brochure

How to Book UC Berkeley Botanical Garden Weddings

Wedding Locations at UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

Mather Redwood Grove & Amphitheater

The Mather Redwood Grove & Amphitheater, beloved by couples, provides an enchanting wedding setting. Canopies of redwoods and lush forest floor radiate a fantasy forest setting with the centerpiece of the Townsend Amphitheater. The space has a capacity of 200 guests and is equipped with seat cushions, electrical outlets, and requestable sound systems.

Julia Morgan Hall

A Julia Morgan Redwood Grove wedding creates a warm, special atmosphere for your perfect event. The indoor space provides heating, AC, restrooms, a kitchen, and a 20-ft wide deck for your reception.

What’s Included

Rental staff, amphitheater seat cushions, electrical outlets, wi-fi, dressing room, rehearsal time (upon availability), Garden access for photos, same day Garden admission for guests, one-year Family Membership for the married couple

Note: All rentals include two site visits. Additional site visits are $50 per 1/2 hour.

Best Times for a Wedding at UC Berkeley Botanical Garden


I hope this blog helped you in imagining what a wedding at UC Berkeley Botanical Garden can look like! With its location in the heart of the East Bay you can be sure to have stunning scenery for your celebration. 

If you’re flexible with locations, check out the best wedding venues in Livermore CA

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