Be surrounded by natural beauty on your special day.
With the world’s most diverse collection of Australian plants, the Gardens offer a spectacular backdrop for your wedding.
Choose from nine stunning locations including our Elm Avenue, Creek, Schmeidt Monument, lemon Scented and Rose lawns.
No matter what your style is, we have a picturesque lawn setting to suit your big day.
Frequently Asked Questions
We've created a list of frequently asked questions to help you plan and book your garden wedding at the Albury Botanic Garden.
What is the cost? keyboard_arrow_right
A hire fee of $305.00 per session*, per area, (includes set up and dismantling time). (* A session is 4 hours – 3 sessions per day, maximum).
A bond fee of $585.00 per area is payable for major events (wedding receptions, private functions).
Charges apply for preparation such as irrigation marking, additional bins, barricading, etc.
The hire fee may be waived for community groups, charitable groups and not for profit organisations however, the appropriate preparation costs remain payable.
Access to power is available and is included in the hire fee.
What is included in the wedding fee? keyboard_arrow_right
The $305.00 fee includes securing your chosen site for your special day. It also includes:
- A garden setting - 1.2m round table and two chairs
- Two rope bollards
- A notification sign to save the space
- Access to power
Additional items, such as chairs for guests, are available to hire.
The Albury Botanic Gardens is an Alcohol Prohibited Area. If you would like to consume alcohol at your wedding you will be required to apply for a permit.
How do I book a wedding site? keyboard_arrow_right
How do I choose a wedding site? keyboard_arrow_right
There are nine designated locations for weddings in the gardens.
What else can I hire for my wedding? keyboard_arrow_right
Below is a list of additional items that you can hire for your wedding.
We'll confirm these with you prior to final approval.
Item Cost Chairs $3.20 each Tables 1.2m round $14.00 each Tables 1.8m x 0.6m trestle $19.00 each Umbrellas 3m x 3m $56.00 each Urns (hot water) $17.00 each Leads $12.50 each Bins-sulo $20.30 each Mark out fee (structures) $68.00 per site Alcohol permit $54.00 each
Will there be other people in the Garden on my wedding day? keyboard_arrow_right
Yes, the Garden is a public space and other events may occur at the same time. However, your chosen ceremony location will be reserved for your exclusive use.
What do I do if it is raining on the day of my booking? keyboard_arrow_right
Event organisers are encouraged to have an alternative venue in the event of inclement weather. No refunds are payable if weather conditions prevent the event from going ahead, with less than 24hrs notice
Can I cancel my booking after it has been confirmed? keyboard_arrow_right
Yes, all cancellations must be made by contacting the Gardens Office on 02 6043 5699 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Cancellations received more than one month prior to your booking will be given a refund of the total fee received.
- 24 hours notice of cancellation is required in order to receive a 50% refund
Can we use a caterer? keyboard_arrow_right
Yes, you can provide your own catering.
Food Handling is to be in accordance with the Food Safety Standards, in particular reference to food handling controls and health and hygiene requirements. Don’t tip hot water on the lawns, gardens or paved areas; it may be disposed of in path gutters. Cooking fats and oils are to be removed from the site.
No food or drink can be sold.
Contact us to discuss your plans
Phone: 02 6043 5699
or drop in to the gardens and ask for one of our gardeners.