have your special event with us
Whether you are looking for a venue for an elegant wedding, a large corporate event, or a small meeting, Waterfront Botanical Gardens offers striking settings for both indoor and outdoor events.
Our beautifully-designed Graeser Family Education Center can hold up to 250 guests at round tables and features a conference room for meetings.
Come together and celebrate your special day in a setting you’ll never forget.
Whether you’re planning your engagement party, rehearsal dinner, or wedding ceremony and reception, Waterfront Botanical Gardens offers unique indoor and outdoor spaces that can host either large or intimate celebrations.
The Graeser Family Education Center features a patio overlooking Beargrass Creek and glass exterior walls, allowing you to enjoy the outdoors at any time of the year.
Waterfront Botanical Gardens’ outdoor space includes the West Plaza and the South Plaza, which can accommodate large tents. Our West Plaza offers unique views of the Louisville skyline and features a Water Wall, which may serve as the perfect frame for an outdoor ceremony or dinner. Adjacent to the Graeser Family Education Center, our South Plaza also features views of downtown Louisville and provides easy access to the building.
Meetings and Corporate Events
Plan your next meeting, lecture, or corporate event at Waterfront Botanical Gardens, Louisville’s newest destination.
Conveniently situated close to downtown, Waterfront Botanical Gardens offers distinctively stunning and functional spaces, making it an ideal space for your next event.
The Graeser Family Education Center is equipped with audio-visual systems and houses a conference room for smaller meetings, as well as a large, open space for more sizable meetings and events.
For outdoor events, Waterfront Botanical Gardens has two plaza areas that can accommodate large tents. The West Plaza showcases views of downtown Louisville and a Water Wall, which can serve as the perfect frame for an outdoor dinner, ceremony, or speaker. Adjacent to the Graeser Family Education Center, our South Plaza also features views of downtown Louisville and provides easy access to the building.
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