Wedding and Photo Permits


Celebrate in the Gardens!
The natural beauty of Boerner Botanical Gardens can be enjoyed by groups of 15 to 150 for wedding and vow renewal ceremonies with a choice of six unique settings.

Setting 1 Juniper Garden (south of Herb Garden)
Setting 2 Annual Garden with Gazebo*
Setting 3 Rock Garden Vista*
Setting 4 Rose Garden & Arbor
Setting 5 Fragrance Garden (behind Boerner Hall)
Setting 6 Oak Tree (west of Education & Visitor Center)

*Indicates smaller sites best suited for groups of 30 or less.

Wedding permits are issued for the following time periods:
8-10am, 10am-noon, noon-2pm, 2-4pm, 4-6pm, 6-8 pm

Note: the Wedding Permit includes admission to the gardens and photography within the 2-hour period. If additional time is needed for photographs, a BBG Photography Permit may be purchased.

Boerner Botanical Gardens Wedding Rates
For reservations, contact the BBG Milwaukee County Parks information desk at 414-525-5601



Photography Permits

Boerner Gardens Personal Event/Wedding Photo Permit
Boerner Botanical Gardens is available for personal event photo shots and wedding photos with the purchase of a photography permit.

Advertising & Commercial Photography Permits
Scenic locations are plentiful throughout the parks. A permit is required for all commercial and advertising photography.

To obtain more information and purchase a permit, contact the BBG Milwaukee Parks information desk at 414-525-5601.

Wedding in the Gardens

View a montage of beautiful weddings photographed at Boerner

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