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Private Events at the Garden

In any season, Green Bay Botanical Garden is a unique setting for a private event, shower, rehearsal dinner, reception, anniversary or birthday party, meeting or family reunion. The Garden’s 47 acres of display gardens and natural areas capture the beauty of northeastern Wisconsin’s continually changing seasons. The Garden offers breathtaking beauty and memorable experiences for your guests. Enjoy being refreshed by gardens overflowing with beauty and serenity. 

Garden Mission

Green Bay Botanical Garden is a nonprofit organization that was opened to the public in 1996. Our mission is to cultivate an appreciation for the enduring relationship between plants and people. Through our volunteers and staff, we serve people of all ages by providing year-round educational and recreational experiences within an environment that engages, inspires and refreshes. When choosing the Garden for your event, your rental fees directly support Green Bay Botanical Garden’s operations and maintenance.

Cornerstone Foundation Hall 

The space features stunning high-ceilings with organic tones that complement exposed wood beams, large windows overlooking the Garden, beautiful botanical chandeliers and a rich colored floor. This space is available year-round.

Capacity: Up to 270 seated, based on set up.

Cornerstone Foundation Hall [6 photos]

George Kress Foundation Suite of Classrooms  

Featuring floor-to-ceiling windows, natural light fills the suite. It has access to the Garden off of the soon-to-be completed adjoining patio. A rich colored floor compliments contemporary surroundings. The suite of classrooms can be accessed via elevator or stairs. This space is available year-round and can be used in a variety of room combinations.

Capacity: Up to 125 seated, based on set up.

George Kress Foundation Suite of Classrooms [4 photos]

Fred & Jeanne Parish Board Room  

The Fred & Jeanne Parish Board Room is one of the larger classrooms with direct access to the Garden. The stand out feature of the space is the lovely “Art Meets Heart” mural, displaying hand-crafted tiles by local artists. The built-in screen is ideal for groups needing audio-visual equipment used in a variety of room combinations. 

Capacity: Up to 50 seated, based on set up.

Fred & Jeanne Parish Board Room [2 photos]

Patricia Baer Classroom  

The Patricia Baer Classroom is the most intimate of the three classrooms, perfect for smaller events.

Capacity: Up to 40 seated, based on set up.

Nancy Gustavson Classroom

The Nancy Gustavson Classroom has direct access to the Garden. It’s extensive counter space and three sinks make it the ideal location for a breakfast, lunch or dinner event.

Capacity: Up to 40 seated, based on set up.

Nancy Gustavson Classroom [2 photos]

Kress Oval Garden

Kress Oval Garden is a colorful, perennial garden which includes a grassy area surrounded by two large white arbors, a peaceful water fountain and the beautiful Stumpf Belvedere. 

Capacity: Up to 150 seated, based on set up.

Kress Oval Garden [6 photos]

Woodland Garden

Located just a short walk from the Visitor Center, this venue occupies a tranquil valley. Its naturalized style contrasts beautifully with the more formal gardens that over look it.

Capacity: Up to 150 seated, based on set up.

Woodland Garden [5 photos]

Jenquine Pavilion

Jenquine Pavilion is made of salvaged barn timbers and sits atop a hill alongside a council ring style overlook wall with a breathtaking view of the Garden. Native plantings including many new cultivars of coneflowers, false indigos and grasses complement the rustic structures. 

Capacity: Up to 100 seated, based on set up.

Jenquine Overlook Garden [3 photos]

Kaftan Lusthaus

Kaftan Lusthaus is an exquisite three-season gazebo with a Scandinavian design. This striking building is adorned with rosemaling in beautiful hues of yellow, blue and white. It has a tiled floor and charming chandeliers. Kaftan Lusthaus is surrounded by the beauty of the formal gardens.

Capacity: Up to 36 seated, based on set up.

Kaftan Lusthaus [5 photos]


  • Beautiful event spaces accommodating groups up to 270
  • Admission to the Garden for your group (not valid for special events)
  • Complimentary wired high-speed internet
  • Built-in screen and LCD projector in Cornerstone Foundation Hall and audio-visual equipment available in George Kress Foundation Suite of Classrooms
  • A wide array of off-site catering choices for food and beverage service
  • Additional activities including walking tours, volunteer opportunities and hands-on demonstrations by Garden horticulturists and staff
  • Complimentary parking for your guests
  • Proximity to area hotels

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Rental Rates, Availability, Appointments & More Information

For rental rates, availability or to set an appointment to see the venues at the Garden, please contact our Sales & Rental Coordinator, Amber Crisp at (920) 491-3691 ext. 113 or acrisp@gbbg.org


2600 Larsen Road
Green Bay, WI 54303

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Contact Us

Phone: (920) 490-9457
Toll Free: (877) 355-4224
Fax: (920) 490-9461
Email:  info@gbbg.org 

Garden Hours

April 1 - 30
Daily | 9 am - 5 pm

May 1 - 31
Daily | 9 am - 6 pm
*May 12 | 9 am - 5 pm

June 1 - 2 | CLOSED for Garden Fair set up

June 3 | CLOSED for Garden Fair set up until 4 pm

June 3-5 | View Garden Fair hours>>

June 6 - August 31*
Daily | 9 am - 8 pm
*June 14 | 9 am - 3 pm
*July 4 | 9 am - 6 pm

General Admission

GBBG Members - Free
Adults (ages 18+) - $9
Students (ages 13-17) - $7
Students (w/ school ID) - $7
Children (ages 3-12) - $5
Children (ages 2 & under) - Free
Seniors (62+), AAA Members, Military - $7
NWTC Students & Faculty - Free w/NWTC ID

**Prices may differ for special events.

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