Weddings at the Garden

Experience the beauty and tranquility of the University of Alberta Botanic Garden and see why so many couples choose us as the site to celebrate their special day.  Extraordinary ceremony sites, breathtaking scenery, and outstanding customer service combine to create the perfect location for your wedding.

Currently taking bookings for:

  • 2020 Twilight Wedding Packages (ceremony + picnic reception)
  • 2021 Wedding Ceremonies (ceremony only)

- By email or over the phone, we can help you with inquiries and consultations
- Virtual or in-person site viewings  are available
- Easy booking process done from the comfort of your home


2020 Twilight Wedding Packages

You can get married in 2020 with one unique, exclusive, stress-free, experience. The Twilight Wedding Package is an easy, safe and beautiful way to celebrate your special day. Relax and enjoy your ceremony and gourmet picnic reception in one of three gorgeous outdoor settings - the Aga Khan Garden, the Kurimoto Japanese Garden or the Alpine Garden. We’ll take care of the important details - all you have to do is show up and let the celebrations begin!

Now taking limited bookings for September 2020, for parties of up to 50 people.


2021 Ceremony Packages

A momentous occasion deserves an exceptional setting, and we offer four unique sites for your 2021 wedding ceremony.  Ceremony packages include admission and parking for all your guests, rain backup, two-hour photo session anywhere in the Garden, chairs and signing table set up by Garden staff, golf cart shuttle service for wedding party, elderly and guests requiring assistance and more.

Aga Khan Garden

For weddings with up to 75 guests
A spectacular 11-acre feature garden with secluded forest paths, wide, stepped terraces, geometric stonework, fountains and water features that stream into wetlands. This Islamic-inspired garden offers a venue like no other, with rain backup in the Pine Pavilion.

Aga Khan Garden Ceremony Pricing & Details - 2021

 

The Alpine Garden

For weddings with up to 90 guests
Tucked into a nook, surrounded by alpine plants and rocky elevations, the Patrick Seymour Alpine Garden offers a very special place for a ceremony, with rain backup in a nearby white tent.

Alpine Garden Ceremony Pricing & Details - 2021

 

Kurimoto Japanese Garden

For weddings with up to 35 guests
An exquisite setting for intimate ceremonies. Serene five-acre garden features curved wooden bridge, Japanese lanterns and pagoda, waterfalls and pond. Rain backup in the Ozawa Pavilion teahouse, overlooking the Japanese Garden.

Kurimoto Japanese Garden Ceremony Pricing & Details - 2021

 

Wedding Patio

For weddings with up to 250 guests
Located adjacent to the idyllic Grebe Pond with flower gardens and a quaint bridge, this location can accommodate larger groups than our other areas. Indoor rain backup in the Pine Pavilion is only steps away.

Wedding Patio Ceremony Pricing & Details - 2021


To contact our Wedding Team, email uabg.weddings@ualberta.ca or call 780-492-3138.