LET LOVE BLOOM

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CENTRAL LOCATION

Coral Gables is an iconic city resonating with charm and beauty. It’s a city that blends color, nature and history. Your forever can begin today in this romantic beauty of the tropical world. 

3 REASONS TO SAY

BAILEY PALM GLADE 

Majestic location overlooking Glade and Royal Palm Lakes with a 100-foot aisle is a couple's dream come true!
Available in all wedding packages
Accommodates: 275 guests

THE BEGINNING

Imagine saying "I do" as the sun shimmers on Glade Lake, bordered by regal palms and the oolite stone grotto. Or picture your guests rising to watch your grand entrance across the land bridge onto the stage of the romantic Garden Club of America Amphitheater.

Those who have celebrated weddings at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden know there is nothing quite like it, and you can experience the same magic.

Start your journey of a lifetime with Fairchild Garden.  Let us make your dreams come true.

TIMELESS VENUE

Visiting a landmark on an ordinary day transmits an inspiring feeling. Now, add that extra layer of significance to an already special day - your wedding will be historic.

YOUR WEDDING. YOUR WAY.

At Fairchild, there are numerous ceremony and reception areas to choose from. Your wedding team at Fairchild will help you plan your perfect day.

Accommodations for small intimate gatherings with fewer than 40 guests

Other options with packages for larger weddings (300+ guests)

11 Ceremony and 6 Reception Locations Indoor & Outdoor 

Customizbale on-site catering & vendors

Package options & seamless planning

FIRST LOOK

GARDEN CLUB OF AMERICA AMPHITHEATER

Timeless, intimate space shaded by coconut palm trees and framed by beautiful Oolitic limestone.
Available in the Timeless Love, Love is in the Air, Ceremony Only and Premier Marquee Wedding Packages
Accommodates: 250 guests

PANDANUS LAKE LAWN

A glistening reflection of majestic palms and pandans on the lake will surely make your under the stars night unforgettable.
Available in the Premier Marquee Wedding Package Only
Accommodates: 150 guests

CEREMONY LOCATIONS

RECEPTION LOCATIONS 

ADAM R. ROSE & PETER R. MCQUILLAN ARTS CENTER (INDOORS) 

Inspired by the Garden's classic Florida vernacular architecture with tall ceilings, gallery windows and beautiful wood paneling.
Available in the Timeless Love Wedding Package only
Accommodates: 200 guests

GARDEN HOUSE

Original terrazzo flooring along with French doors and windows provide an open view of the expansive manicured lawn flanked by majestic palms and lush foliage beds.
Available in the Timeless Love and Love is in the Air Wedding Packages
Accommodates: 250 guests

PHILLIPS COURTYARD

Surrounded by lush foliage and moss-laden oak trees, the site was the original 1938 entrance to the Fairchild and anchors the stately Allée & Overlook.
Available in the Timeless Love Wedding Package only
Accommodates: 40 guests

GLASSHOUSE CAFÉ & PATIO

Look up and you'll see a stunning Dale Chihuly glass chandelier surrounded by a breathtaking panoramic view of butterflies and hummingbirds in flight.
Available in the Timeless Love Wedding Package (and also as the Plan B/rain plan in the Timeless Love Wedding Package)
Accommodates: 85 guests

SAY "I DO"

OF YOUR GREATEST ADVENTURE

"I DO" TO A WEDDING AT FAIRCHILD

AND THEY LIVED

HAPPILY EVER AFTER

"The location was perfect! Lori Sellers was absolutely wonderful in helping us choose Fairchild for our Ceremony and Reception location. Our guests had an amazing time and couldn't have been happier with visiting the Gardens on our wedding day!"

- Jessica G., The Knot

"Fairchild provided everything that we envisioned for an outside wedding and more. The garden is so naturally beautiful and radiant. The weather was outstanding so the colors of the garden were extremely potent. The service and accessibility were outstanding."

- Kristen P., The Knot 

"Fairchild is a wonderful place for an outdoor wedding. Our wedding planner worked with Fairchild’s event coordinator and everything ran smoothly. This is the best place for a garden wedding in South Florida because it has various scenic locations for gorgeous photos."

- Michelle, Wedding Wire 

TROPICAL ARBORETUM

Surrounded by over 700 species of flowering trees from around the world, you will wed in a canopy of love!
Available in the Timeless Love, Love is in the Air, Ceremony Only and Premier Marquee Packages
Accommodates: 250 guests

ALLÉE & OVERLOOK VISTA

A magnificent keyhole setting the overlooks the entire Garden, the tree-lined Allée culminates at the Overlook Vista.
Available in the Timeless Love, Love is in the Air, Ceremony Only, Virtual and Premier Marquee Wedding Packages. Also available for Cocktail Hour in the Premier Marquee Packages Only
Accommodates: 80 guests

AMAZONICA POOL LAWN

Gentle trickles of water fall onto the water garden, featuring some of the rarest aquatic plants in the world.
Available in the Premier Marquee Wedding Package for both Ceremony and/or Cocktail Hour
Accommodates: 200 guests

CYCAD VISTA LAWN

The Southeasterly winds rustle through the adjoining Rainforest's canopy to create the epitome of a tropical soundscape.
Available in the Premier Marquee Wedding Package for both Ceremony and/or Cocktail Hour
Accommodates: 250 guests

MOOS SUNKEN GARDEN

A beautiful little Florida gem with cycads, aroids and magical waterfall.
Available in the Virtual Wedding Package Only

TROPICAL PLANT CONSERVATORY & RARE PLANT HOUSE

Intimate space filled with some of the rarest plants in the world with Dale Chihily's End of Day Tower, at the center.
Available in the Virtual Wedding Package Only

'ENTRANCE' IN THE PALMETUM

This beautiful sculpture by artist Ilan Averbuch, sits on the Palmetum's longest vista and is the perfect backdrop as you enter married life together.
Available in the Virtual Wedding Package Only

ELLIPSE MOSAIC PATIO & STAIRCASE

Say your "I Do's" while flanked by a majestic coral limestone staircase. A staircase to love, indeed!
Available in the Timeless Love Wedding Package. Also available for Cocktail Hour in the Premier Marquee Package only
Accommodates: 125 guests

LAKESIDE MARQUEE & PANDANUS LAKE LAWN

The glistening reflection of majestic palms and pandanus on Pandanus Lake will surley make for an unforgettable evening.
Available in the Premier Marquee Wedding Package only
Accommodates: 400 guests

ADAM R. ROSE & PETER R. MCQUILLAN ARTS CENTER (OUTDOORS) 

Within the beautiful coral rock courtyard, you'll be surrounded by the lush foliage while enjoying the romantic restraint of the Japanese water garden at the center.
Available in the Timeless Love Wedding Package only
Accommodates: 80 guests