Private Event Rentals

A garden celebration for any occasion...

An inspiring collection of unique spaces that are a perfect blend of old world charm and cutting edge architecture. Our lovingly curated gardens are cared for throughout the seasons to create a beautiful backdrop for your celebration. Surround yourself in unique flora. Imagine walking with your party between rows of holly trees. Enjoy a cocktail overlooking our pollinator meadow. Explore an arboretum of noble trees. Discover an unforgettable fairy forest. Our gardens with rich history and beauty will make a lasting impression on you and your guests. Our Private Event Rentals allow you to pick and choose from our available spaces for the perfect fit.

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Meadow Overlook Bundle

This bundle is a perfect blend of indoor and outdoor spaces. Included in this rental option: 
Pricing ranges from $500 – $2,500, depending on day and time, plus $500 damage deposit. 


Size: 30′ x 50′
Capacity with tables: 75 Guests
Capacity with cathedral seating: 120 Guests

The Barn originally served two purposes: the upper level was used for hay storage and the lower level had stalls for livestock. The barn was strategically built into the hillside so that both levels could be accessed from the ground level. ​The barn can be used for a ceremony, reception dinner, or part of cocktail hour. It is heated and air-conditioned.

Peyton Samuel Head
Trust Pavilion

Size: 20′ x 50′
Capacity with tables: 50 Guests

 This pavilion is combined with the Gheens Barn and the Stone Terrace for fantastic indoor/outdoor access for your private event. It houses restrooms and an overlook event deck with patio furniture; it is most often used for cocktail hour. The patio furniture can be rearranged to accommodate your needs. 


Size: 50′ x 50′
Capacity with tables: 50 Guests

The Stone Terrace is located just below the Peyton Samuel Head Trust Pavilion. With its festoon market lights and beautiful views of our pollinator meadow and overlook garden, it may be used for cocktails or dancing the night away.

Tables and chairs included.

Individual Venue Options:

Castle & Castle Lawn

Seating for 30-40, depending on configuration of chairs and tables.

Pricing ranges from $300-$800, depending on day and time, plus $500 damage deposit.

Walled Garden

Seating for 30-40, depending on configuration of chairs and tables.

Pricing ranges from $300-$800, depending on day and time, plus $500 damage deposit.

Mary F. Rounsavall Pavilion

Seating for up to 300, depending on configuration of chairs and tables, and other layout items.

Pricing ranges from $1,000-$5,900, depending on day and time, plus additional damage deposit.

Exclusive Rental Fees & Notes

  • Our Private Event rentals are available during our open season.
  • 2023 Exclusive Rental of Grounds $7,700
  • Damage Deposit: $1,000
  • Events with more than 350 Guests: Additional Fees Apply
  • Time of rental is 4 pm – 12 am

The damage deposit is refundable in part or in full after the event if no damage occurs during the event. Repair costs for any damage will be deducted from the damage deposit at Yew Dell’s discretion.

Contact Us

We’re thrilled that you are considering hosting your special event at Yew Dell Botanical Gardens. If you are interested in learning more about the options Yew Dell has to offer, please complete the form below. A staff member will contact you in 3-5 business days.

For “Nature of Event”, please specify ceremony, wedding reception, both ceremony and reception, corporate meeting, cocktail reception or dinner, proposal, rehearsal dinner, elopement, etc.

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