Venue Feature - Norfolk Botanical Gardens
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Today I am featuring the Norfolk Botanical Gardens. This is one of my favorite wedding venues in the Hampton Roads Area. We have done a ton of weddings here. All at the same venue yet all of them were unique and different. The Norfolk Botanical Gardens has a LOT to offer.
From their website: Surrounded by water and beautiful blooms, Norfolk Botanical Garden is the ideal setting for dream weddings, vow renewals and elegant celebrations. With thirteen serene outdoor locations to choose from and wedding packages for every budget, the Garden can accommodate an extravagant affair for up to 400 guests or an intimate party of 20, and everything in between! Each of our premium wedding packages are paired with indoor and outdoor reception locations. We also offer engagement and elopement packages as well as ceremony-only or reception-only options.
From a planner's perspective, I can tell you that the wedding and events team at the gardens are excellent. Super easy to work with and very accommodating. Often times they have more than one event running on the same evening and they pull it off every time without any of the events being disturbed by the other.
My favorite location within the gardens to host a reception is Baker Hall. It has lots of character and an outdoor patio for cocktail hour. There are many different décor options allowed in this venue. Giving you the option to hang chandeliers, custom lighting, drapery, and floral installations. The only thing you have to be aware of is that the hall and gift shop are open to the public and do not close until 5 PM. NBG provides tables, chairs and a rolling bar. All you have to do is jazz it up with some decorations. Or call me for a consult and we can go all out with customized styling and décor :)
This beautiful venue also works as an amazing backdrop for engagement photos and bridal portraits. There are many different areas within the gardens that can be used.
Photo credits: Will King Photography
Alondra Vega Me and my iPhone
Norfolk Botanical Gardens - Weddings Weddings@nbgs.org 757-441-5830 ext. 320