Weddings & Special Events

Your Special Occasion at the Garden

Our 39 acres and indoor facilities offer a one-of-a-kind location for wedding ceremonies, receptions, and photos. Brides and grooms have celebrated their special day at Queens Botanical Garden for years — come visit and see why. Whether the Garden is a backdrop for your portraits, you’re exchanging vows in our glorious Wedding Garden, or you’re having your reception on our Terrace or in our Auditorium, your special day will be unforgettable. The Garden is also ideal for bar or bat mitzvahs, birthday or graduation parties, showers, cocktail parties and other special celebrations.

To schedule an appointment, contact [email protected]

or 718.886.3800, ext. 201.

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We look forward to meeting you! To meet with a Garden representative, you MUST schedule an appointment in advance with the Special Events & Rental office. You must present your appointment confirmation to the attendant at the entrance. Please reschedule your appointment if you feel ill or have symptoms of Covid-19.

Guests at booked events are no longer required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination for indoor entertainment, recreation, dining, and fitness settings.



An intimate setting framed by flowering plants, wood bridges and gazebo, and enclosed by a white picket fence, the Wedding Garden gracefully blends elements of Eastern and Western garden design while evoking the refined elegance of the Victorian era.

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Wedding Garden capacity: 150 seated

Arranged upon availability (10am to 5pm)

Twilight Ceremonies:
Arranged upon availability (5 to 6pm or 6 to 7pm)

  • One hour in the exclusive Wedding Garden for your ceremony and photography
  • One hour on the Main Grounds for photographs
  • 30-minute rehearsal the week of the wedding
  • Complimentary seating for up to 80 guests. Additional seating is available up to 70 chairs.

NOTE: Reservations are required. All bookings are subject to availability. A deposit of 50% is required at the time of booking, with the balance due six months in advance of your wedding.

Inquire for pricing by contacting [email protected].


QBG offers one-of-a-kind receptions for you and your guests. Reception spaces are available in our Auditorium and on our Terrace, just steps from the Wedding Garden. Our preferred caterers have delicious menus that can be tailored to your special requests and needs.

Inquire for pricing by contacting [email protected].

Wedding Photography

With 18 acres of formal garden areas, we offer countless photo opportunities. Favorite locations include the Rose Garden, Wedding Garden, Floral Border, Annual Beds, Four Seasons Garden, Woodland Garden, Ornamental Grass Garden, and Fragrance Walk.

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One hour on the main grounds
CLICK HERE to book your Main Garden photos online.

30 minutes in the Wedding Garden and one hour on the main grounds

Note: Reservations are required. Schedule a session well in advance of your event date. Bridal parties and other groups are restricted to 20 people. Payment is due in full upon booking. An additional $25 is charged for permits purchased on the day of the event.

Cancellation Policy: There are no refunds and no indoor facilities for photos in the event of rain. Please notify us in advance if you need to change the date and/or time of your appointment. Changes are subject to an additional fee and availability.

Inquire for pricing by contacting [email protected].

Photo Credit (Header): Ben Lau Photography