The Perfect Setting
The Idaho Botanical Garden is one of Idaho’s premier destinations, and offers a naturally beautiful setting for outdoor weddings and private events year round. From small intimate gatherings to large celebrations, the Garden hosts a variety of specialty gardens and areas to choose from. Nestled at the base of the Boise foothills, the Garden provides a stunning backdrop for your special day.

Outdoor Wedding and Events
2355 Old Penitentiary Rd. Boise, ID 83712

Event Capacity:
Ceremonies/Receptions: 10 – 150

Price Range/Deposits/Availability:
Hourly or Full Day rental available. Prices start at $1,100 depending on contracted time. A 50% deposit is required for reservation, and the remainder of site rental fee and damage deposit is due 30 days before private event. Early morning hours until dusk – call for availability.

Catering: Self catering, or choose your favorite caterer.

Alcohol: If serving alcohol we require a Caterer or Bartender with insurance, a license to serve alcohol, and a permit to serve alcohol from the Boise City Clerk’s Office.

Decorations: Create your own setting following garden policies.

Set up & Clean up: An Event Crew is available for additional charge, or client responsibility.

Parking: Ample free parking.

Music allowed.

Rehearsal Time: included in site rental fee.

Bride’s Room: and Groom’s dressing area included.

Private Event Staff: on site during rehearsal and wedding day.

Wheelchair accessible.

Availability: Events must conclude at dusk based on seasonal hours.

Insurance: Additional Insurance is required.

Smoking: There is no-smoking in the Garden.

Catering Kitchen: There is no kitchen available, caterers must be self-contained.

Photography: Photographers must be members of the Idaho Botanical Garden in order to take commercial photographs. Find our membership application here.

Other: No rice, birdseed, or confetti – we prefer rose petals or bubbles.

Unique Holiday Parties and Weddings during Winter Garden aGlow
Plan a magical evening in the Garden among our dazzling display of over 250,000 lights during the holiday season in the warmth of our heated Tates party tent or Garden Greenhouse.

Additional Information:
Ceremonies and receptions may begin as early as 8 a.m. throughout the wedding season. Closing hours vary from month to month, depending on when the sun sets.

See our Wedding & Site Rental gallery for updated Site Rental photos in the Garden.

For more information or a reservation, call (208) 343-8649.


Pricing Information:

Site Rental Price Sheet

Hourly Price Sheet 

Winter Garden aGlow Rental Price Sheet 


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